Ranch broker Woody Beardsley has been appointed to the board of directors of the San Isabel Land Protection Trust. Recently, the announcement was made in the local paper in Westcliffe, Colorado, Wet Mountain Tribune:
Beardsley’s family roots date back four generations in the Wet Mountain Valley. His great grandfather, George Bostwick Beardsley, once served as mayor of Westcliffe. Today, Beardsley is a real estate broker with Mirr Ranch Group, one of the west’s premiere ranch marketing firms. With an expertise in legacy ranches and conservation properties, Beardsley brings broad experience to the San Isabel board. He is the co-founder and President of Hybrid Energy Group (HEG) a renewable energy development and finance company located in Denver, and was formerly a land use and conservation specialist in Montana and Colorado with the Trust for Public Land. Beardsley has diverse professional experience ranging from an environmental activist to commercial real estate developer, and has served on a number of non-profit committees and boards. In addition to his business and real estate skills, Beardsley has a great love of the outdoors, and pursues a variety of personal interests. He received a bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College in 1981, and a master’s degree from the University of Montana in 1997.
Woody previously served on the board from 2006 to 2009. At Mirr Ranch Group, he specializes in marketing properties in southern Colorado, and has significant experience in working on properties with conservation values given his past career in the land trust realm. In addition to being actively involved in the ownership and management of two ranches in Colorado – one a family hay ranch in Summit County, and the other, a cattle and hay ranch in Huerfano County – Woody was formerly a land use and conservation specialist with the Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit conservation organization.