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...
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...
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,...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

Olympic curling lends itself especially well to an internet reading list.   Rivers: America’s lifeblood (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) https://www.fws.gov/refuges/features/rivers.html   Found: A plant bonanza hidden in China’s caves (Atlas Obscura)...