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Thursday, January 21, 2010

a new land trust on the north coast...


New Land Trust saves 163 acres in Western Mendocino County

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1/11/2010--Siskiyou Land Conservancy recently recorded a conservation easement that permanently protects 163 acres of privately owned second-growth redwood forestland and meadows in western Mendocino County.

The two parcels, near Elk, stretch from a rolling ridgetop to a significant salmonid stream, and feature extensive redwood groves, including some of the oldest second-growth forest in the county. The conservation easement also protects scattered “residual” old-growth redwood trees and unentered stands of old-growth Douglas fir...

(The Conservancy is directed by Greg King, who for the past several years was the Executive Director of the NorthCoast Environmental Center)

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