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...
A Changed Landscape

A Changed Landscape

Learn more about the Land Trust’s stewardship efforts on preserve land impacted by the 2020 fires by clicking the graphic below. Back to Blog...
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,...