Land Trust protects 1,400-acre ranch

Land Trust protects 1,400-acre ranch

The Land Trust of Napa County is pleased to announce the completion of a conservation easement protecting 1,416 acres of Running Deer Ranch on the east side of Lake Berryessa. This is the seventh conservation easement completed by the Land Trust in the last seven...
Expanded Linda Falls forest thinning project underway

Expanded Linda Falls forest thinning project underway

Work has started on a forest health and fuels reduction project covering 120 acres of our Linda Falls Preserve. The project involves thinning forest in order to reduce an unnatural concentration of small tress that can crowd out the full diversity of native tree...
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...