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Saturday, September 24, 2022

New Central Valley and Sierra Nevadas parks...

From 2018-2022:


Jul 5, 2019
Michigan-California Timber co sells 10,000 acres along the Pacific Crest Trail for preservation, now owned by public
includes 17 miles of PCT



Sep 21, 2019
new conservation easement in Shasta County. This newly protected property is located on the southern edge of Fall River Mills, CA and covers 39 acres. Situated along the confluence of the Fall and Pit Rivers



Grouse Ridge Headwaters Region, 600+ acre conservation easement

Mar 24, 2016
Big Bend Preserve: Placer LT donation of 417 acres to CA State Parks for public recreational use along the North Fork of the American River.
In 2014 PLT permanently protected this amazing place in partnership with Trust for Public Land and California Natural Resources Agency N 39.01030 W 120.92268
NORTH OF LAKE TAHOE: Sierra Pacific Industries agrees to sell 120 acres to Forest Service if they get approval of Martis Valley development

Dec 31, 2020 @PlacerLandTrust
We're delighted to announce that we've permanently protected another gorgeous preserve in 2020... the 40 acre Gerjuoy North Fork Preserve! Learn more:



almost 3000 acres
"Slightly more than one-third of all the land in the deal — 1,110 acres — is being sold to the U.S. Forest Service for $3.2 million, less than the environmental groups paid to buy it, and opened to the public." #LakeTahoe #conservation


Mar 6, 2020 @ARConservancy
LEWIS RANCH ACQUISITION UPDATE! We are pleased to announce that the Sierra Nevada Conservancy approved our $1,000,000 grant for the purchase of Lewis Ranch! This is a great milestone, and represents the first major funding commitment for this conservation project.
MAP: search on bondaccountabity site


Jan 26, 2019
Landowner agrees to sell 30 acres to Tahoe area land trust; price still to be determined
Great News! Truckee Donner Land Trust, Squaw Valley Public Service District to buy piece of Olympic Valley


Oct 24, 2018 @ARConservancy
YOU DID IT! With gratitude to our donors, we are happy to report that ARC closed escrow on the 1,018 acre, Phase #3 El Dorado Ranch acquisition.


2453 acre CE completed in 2013, has map
POSTED 6/28/2010, 1/28/2011


Apr 28, 2021 @BearYuba YUBA COUNTY????
In late December, we closed escrow on a 1,592 acre easement recorded on Robinson Ranch in Penn Valley. This means that the entire 3,000 acre Ranch is now permanently protected from subdivision and development!



Garry Hayes ?@geotripper 20 Nov 2015
A small city recognizes her great treasure. The @TuolumneRiver Parkway trail is almost done



May 18, 2020 @RangelandTrust
We closed the Flying M Ranch conservation easement in Merced County! This Project has resulted from the Rangeland Trust’s partnership with the landowners (Lou and Wes Myers), the @NFWFnews, Vollmar Natural Lands Consulting, and the Conservation Land Group.


Jun 18, 2019 @CaFarmTrust
What an accomplishment…another easement closing in the books! The Magneson Property is about 18 acres of irrigated pasture in Merced County. It was permanently protected by an Agricultural Conservation Easement in 2019.


May 21, 2019
43 acres of farmland in Merced County protected from development
We are excited to announce another easement closing! The Slater Trust Farm was permanently protected by an Agricultural Conservation Easement with funding provided by the Department of Conservation…read the rest of the blog here:


Nov 28, 2018 @CaFarmTrust
This just in! Head over to this link to read the Hooper press release. This 274 acre piece of property closed about a month ago, located in Merced County. That makes 66 family farms protected and over 15,600 acres protected!



Dec 30, 2020 @sjrparkwaytrust
Breaking News: SJ River Parkway Trust acquires 76 acre Sumner Peck Ranch same link


Jan 8, 2020 @SamH4Redwoods
This is a historic moment! #GiantSequoia are among the largest and oldest living things. With the purchase of Alder Creek, we have protected the best of what’s left.
@SaveTheRedwoods SRL raises nearly $16m for deal
Sep 27, 2019
A 530 acre hole in the Giant Sequoia National Monument can be saved with your donation! (Alder Creek, tan shading on map)
SRL saved it in 12/2019:


May 25, 2018
SRLeague has deal to buy one of the last private ancient redwood groves in the Sierra Nevadas
May 24, 2018
We have the opportunity to purchase and protect the pristine 160-acre Red Hill property — 1 of the last ancient giant sequoia forests still in private ownership. And, a generous donor has offered to MATCH all gifts through the June 25 deadline!



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