Land Trusts

Placer Land Trust Earns National Recognition - First in the Sierra

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, announced last week that Placer Land Trust has been awarded accredited status,

Superior Court Judge Upholds Conservation Easement On Protected Linden Lea Ranch In Nevada County

In a final ruling, Judge Robert Tamietti in the Nevada County and California State Superior Court has decided in favor of Nevada County Land Trust

Conservation/Media Panel at Sierra College Identifies Key Issues to Sierra Future

Earlier this month, Saving The Sierra was invited to address "The Future of the Sierra Nevada" at the spring lecture series on this magnificent mountain

Placer Land Trust preserves 912 acres on Bear River

Placer Land Trust is pleased to announce the completion of its largest conservation project to date, the 912-acre Garden Bar Preserve, situated along the Bear

Sierra Nevada Conservancy approves $11 in grants

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy Board of Directors authorized grants totaling $11,137,242 for projects throughout the Sierra Nevada. The Board authorized "Competitive Grants" totaling $6,831,922 for

Lifetime Achievement Award for Trailblazer Bill Haire

Under the energetic leadership of Bill Haire, the Nevada County Land Trust trails program has been steadily gaining ground since 2003, when Haire was appointed

Sierra Day at the Capitol June 5th!

For all of you who love and care about the Sierra, this is your chance to take a stance on the state level! This year's

Sierra Nevada Alliance Annual Conference

Mark you calendars!  "Sustainable Sierra" is this year's theme at the 14th annual Sierra Nevada Alliance Conference.  Sustainability holds many meanings for different people and

Nevada County Land Trust Names Coleman-Hunt As Executive Director; Macon Moves To Director Of Conservation Programs

In a move to expand its focus on land conservation, the Nevada County Land Trust (NCLT) Board of Directors have made changes in executive management.

Land trusts no longer "just for environmentalists"

There's been a dramatic increase in private lands protected through legal agreements with land trusts according to a December 1 article by Bettina Boxall in

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