The Moore founder and longtime environmentalist adds nearly 77,000 acres to western conservation area.
| Louis Bacon and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
(Photo: Paul Trantow)
The "conservation easement"—to be part of the newly formed Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area—comes from Bacon's 81,400-acre Trinchera Ranch. An easement allows Bacon to maintain ownership of the land but limits what he and future owners can do to develop the now-pristine area.
The deal announced Friday in Denver