Sheep help in wildfire mitigation and habitat restoration on Wantrup

Sheep help in wildfire mitigation and habitat restoration on Wantrup

Although no hikes were scheduled at Wantrup Preserve this past summer, the protected area in Pope Valley did get visitors in the form of grazing sheep. The Land Trust brought in two herds of sheep totaling 900 for another round of grazing on the 200 acre project area,...
Land Trust adds to wildlife corridor in hills of northwest Calistoga

Land Trust adds to wildlife corridor in hills of northwest Calistoga

Land Trust of Napa County is pleased to announce the completion of a 24-acre conservation easement, donated by Dr. John Erskine, the son of prominent Bay Area environmentalist Dorothy Erskine. The conservation easement protects a forested property of mixed hardwood...
Land Trust conservation easements protect almost 200 acres

Land Trust conservation easements protect almost 200 acres

Land Trust of Napa County is pleased to announce the completion of two conservation easements protecting almost 200 acres near Mount Veeder, along the Napa-Sonoma county line. “The property is in a key location,” said Doug Parker, CEO of the Land Trust. “The easements...
Wildflowers out despite lack of rain

Wildflowers out despite lack of rain

Despite the near-record dry winter, spring has revealed some stunning native wildflower displays at Land Trust preserves across the county. Napa County’s climate, geologic history, diverse soils, microclimates and varied topography have led to an abundance of rare...
Land Trust adds 120 acres to 1,000 acre preserve

Land Trust adds 120 acres to 1,000 acre preserve

Land Trust of Napa County is pleased to announce the acquisition of 120 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to the 1,031-acre Chiles Valley Preserve acquired last year.  “This addition makes the preserve over 1,150 acres”, said Doug Parker, CEO of the Land Trust.  “The...