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...
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...