Events

Upcoming events

Summer Solstice Hike at the Paint Mines

June 20, 2024 | 5:30PM-7:30PM

Experience the beauty of nature and celebrate conservation with Palmer Land Conservancy at the Summer Solstice Hike at Paint Mines Interpretive Park. Join us as we explore the park's other-worldly geological formations.
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MIRASOL: Screening at SCP Hotel

June 25, 2024 | 5PM-7PM

Join Palmer Land Conservancy for a Colorado Springs screening of MIRASOL, Looking at the Sun. A film directed by Ben Knight, presented and produced by Palmer Land Conservancy.
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MIRASOL: Salida Premiere

July 18, 2024 | 5:30PM-7:30PM

Join Palmer Land Conservancy and our friends Guidestone Colorado and Central Colorado Conservancy for the Salida premiere of MIRASOL, Looking at the Sun.
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Bike the Bessemer 2024

September 7, 2024 | 8AM-2PM

Grab your bike and hit the trail with Palmer Land Conservancy for our fourth annual Bike the Bessemer event – a fun-filled and educational ride showcasing Pueblo County’s premier agricultural lands and important water resources. This year's ride will also conclude with a special screening of MIRASOL, Looking at the Sun, a new documentary film presented and produced by Palmer.
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MIRASOL: Denver Premiere

September 18, 2024 | 5:30PM-7:30PM

You’re invited to the Denver premiere of MIRASOL, Looking at the Sun, a groundbreaking documentary film directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ben Knight. Presented and produced by Palmer Land Conservancy.
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Signature events

Southern Colorado Conservation Awards

For ten years, Palmer Land Conservancy has hosted the Southern Colorado Conservation Awards to honor the significant achievements of individuals and organizations that, through their conservation efforts, advance the well-being of the people, land, and way of life throughout southern Colorado. Successful conservation is dynamic and involves more than just resource protection and our event celebrates a wide variety of champions who love the land.

Tenacity: Women in Conservation

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Palmer’s annual TENACITY: Women in Conservation event celebrates the enduring and tenacious commitment of women who are dedicated to protecting Colorado’s wide-open spaces and precious natural resources. It includes a fun and inspiring evening of conversation and good food with women who have blazed their own paths and are defining conservation in the 21st century.

Past events

You’re invited to the Colorado Springs premiere of MIRASOL, Looking at the Sun, a documentary film directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ben Knight. Presented and produced by Palmer Land Conservancy.
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy for an inspiring afternoon of connecting and networking with other women who share your values and vision.
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Have you ever wondered where the water from your kitchen sink really comes from, and what it takes to get it there? Join Palmer Land Conservancy at Bluestem Prairie Open Space, a Palmer-protected property,…
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This event is currently full. We invite you to check out our other scheduled opportunities to see MIRASOL, and stay tuned for additional screenings coming soon to your area.
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Do you want to learn about the latest conservation initiatives, successes, and plans for our region? Join Palmer Land Conservancy for our Spring Update Virtual Event.
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Join Colorado College and Palmer Land Conservancy for an educational talk about water from Dr. Erin O'Donnell, University of Melbourne, an internationally recognized researcher in the new field of legal…
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy on March 13th, 2024 for TENACITY: Women in Conservation, 2024, an evening of inspiration and conservation around our shared passion for Colorado.
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Join us for the Women in Action luncheon series. Hosted by Palmer Land Conservancy, this event brings together women of passion and purpose to explore pressing topics such as water management, outdoor equity,…
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Join us for a refreshing evening of locally brewed beer, connection, and conversation about conservation happening in the heart of southern Colorado!
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Grab your bike and hit the trail with Palmer Land Conservancy for our third annual Bike the Bessemer event – a fun-filled and educational ride showcasing Pueblo County’s premier agricultural lands and…
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Take a wildflower walk with Palmer Land Conservancy at the Stratton Open Space, a Palmer-protected property, on Saturday, August 19.
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy on June 24, 2023 for an exclusive guided tour of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum led by the Curator of History, Leah Davis Witherow.
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Grab your binoculars and join Palmer on May 6th from 9 - 11 a.m. for a nature hike through the Bluestem Prairie Open Space!
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy on March 15, 2023, for TENACITY: Women in Conservation 2023 — an evening of inspiration and conversation around our shared passion for Colorado.
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy for a 2023 Mayoral Candidate Forum – an opportunity for the community to hear Colorado Springs mayoral candidates weigh in on topics that are integral to living in southern…
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy for a Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 13th from 4:30 - 6 PM at Palmer's Colorado Springs Office.
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Hit the bike trail with Palmer Land Conservancy for our annual Bike the Bessemer event. This fun-filled and educational ride will showcase Pueblo County’s premier agricultural lands and important water…
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Grab your hats and boots on Thursday, September 8, 2022, and join Palmer Land Conservancy for an exclusive Night on the Ranch to benefit land and nature at Fountain Creek Ranch. 
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy for Raise Hell for a Reason charity pint night at Cerberus Brewing Company. From 4-7:00 pm, $1 from every pint sold will benefit Palmer! Come #BeALandLover and learn about how we…
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Join Palmer Land Conservancy for Bleating Heart Night at Goat Patching Brewing. From 5-9:00 pm, $1 from every pint sold will benefit Palmer! Come #BeALandLover and learn about how we're protecting the…
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Hit the bike trail with Palmer Land Conservancy and friends for our first annual Bike the Bessemer event.
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Join Palmer to raise funds for land and nature with a festive Night on the Ranch.
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Canceled for 2020. This annual event featuring amazing speakers, drinks, and hors d'oeuvres!
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Our tenth annual SCCA, which honored significant achievements in conservation across southern Colorado.
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Thank you for attending this annual event featuring amazing speakers, drinks and hors d'oeuvres!
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Thank you for attending the ninth annual SCCA, which honors significant achievements in conservation across southern Colorado.
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We honored the significant achievements of individuals and organizations that, through their conservation efforts, advanced the well-being of southern Colorado’s communities, people, ecologies, and economies.
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We honored the significant achievements of individuals and organizations that, through their conservation efforts, advanced the wellbeing of southern Colorado’s communities, people, ecologies, and economies.
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