Land Trust Acquires 1,300 Acres Overlooking Napa Valley

Land Trust Acquires 1,300 Acres Overlooking Napa Valley

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the 1,318-acre Mead Ranch near Atlas Peak above Yountville. “We are so thankful to Jane Mead, a long-time supporter of conservation and friend of the Land Trust, for donating this property,” said Doug Parker, CEO of the...
Land Trust Completes Conservation Easement near City of Napa

Land Trust Completes Conservation Easement near City of Napa

Land Trust of Napa County (LTNC) is pleased to announce the completion of a Conservation Easement protecting 73.5 acres on the valley floor. The property is just north of the City of Napa, with frontage on Big Ranch Road and extends northeast from Big Ranch all the...
Napa/Sonoma ranch will become Mayacamas open space

Napa/Sonoma ranch will become Mayacamas open space

We are pleased to announce the protection of 654 acres at McCormick Ranch, just west of St. Helena on the Sonoma-Napa line. This was a partnership between conservation organizations in Napa and Sonoma. The land in Napa – 401 acres – is now owned by the...
Black Sears family donates land to help create wildlife corridor

Black Sears family donates land to help create wildlife corridor

Black Sears family donates land to help create wildlife corridor Latest coverage in Napa Valley Features on the Black Sears family donating 117 acres of pristine forest land on the top of Howell Mountain to the LTNC. It is adjacent to the land trust’s 3,030-acre...
Land Trust Partners with UC Berkeley Seismology Lab

Land Trust Partners with UC Berkeley Seismology Lab

The Berkeley Seismology Lab (BSL), at UC Berkeley recently approached the Land Trust of Napa County (LTNC) to inquire about the installation of a monitoring station on a key property owned by LTNC. BSL conducts essential research on earthquakes and solid earth...
Land Trust secures $7M grant to pay off Walt Ranch debt

Land Trust secures $7M grant to pay off Walt Ranch debt

The Land Trust of Napa County not only owns Walt Ranch, it will own the 2,300-acre property free and clear of debt.   A $7 million grant awarded Thursday by the state Wildlife Conservation Board will make the difference. The Land Trust earlier this year bought...