Milkweed and monarchs project in the works

Milkweed and monarchs project in the works

Land Trust stewardship staff have begun early stage work developing a project centered on a large Heartleaf Milkweed (Asclepius cordifolia) population on our Sutro Ranch Preserve. The goal of the project is to assist with conservation and recovery of the western...
Spring 2022 Wildflowers

Spring 2022 Wildflowers

Even though the weather has been slightly volatile as we approach the end of spring, one thing that has remained comparatively steady is the volume, color and variety of wildflowers on Land Trust protected lands. With Land Trust stewardship staff getting in the field...
Land Trust begins red-legged frog project

Land Trust begins red-legged frog project

The Stewardship staff just received a grant of $155,000 to do something we have never done before – enhance a population of a federally listed species. The California Red-legged Frog, the largest native frog in this region, has lost over 70% of its native habitat. The...
The battle against invasive French broom

The battle against invasive French broom

Science fiction movies with aliens that invade and reproduce rapidly, even after a fire seems to wipe them out, might seem to the everyday fan of the genre as too obvious a story line. However, when you compare that plotline to the lifecycle of French broom, this...
Land Trust completes Aetna Springs fuel break project

Land Trust completes Aetna Springs fuel break project

A version of this press release appeared in the Weekly Calistogan. In a continuing effort to implement fuels reduction and wildfire risk mitigation projects on conservation land it owns, the Land Trust of Napa County recently completed a shaded fuel break on its Aetna...
Linda Falls Preserve closed until Feb. 1, 2022

Linda Falls Preserve closed until Feb. 1, 2022

****IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICE**** Linda Falls Preserve is closed to public access through February 1st during which time a forest health and fuels reduction treatment is taking place on the property. For a complete story on the work being done at the preserve, read our...