Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

We can now add migratory songbirds to a growing list of serendipitous benefactors of the long-term oak savannah restoration at our Wantrup Preserve. Recently, the Sacramento Bee published a story on how migratory songbirds seem to prefer native oaks....
Soft dirt and a big group makes weed pulling easy on MLK Day

Soft dirt and a big group makes weed pulling easy on MLK Day

Volunteers of all ages came out to Connolly Ranch on MLK Day of Service to help the Land Trust improve the oak woodland habitat. Invasive plants like French broom, vinca and Himalayan blackberry came out of the soft ground without too much trouble overall thanks to...
Another big thank you to our volunteers

Another big thank you to our volunteers

Last month, the Land Trust gathered with dedicated volunteers for a volunteer appreciation event. The group met at our Wantrup Preserve, enjoying a light breakfast and socializing before hearing from CEO Doug Parker, Stewardship Program Manager Mike Palladini and...
Volunteer opportunities heating up in June and July

Volunteer opportunities heating up in June and July

Looking for an easy way to give back to the community without having to turn your calendar upside down? Join us for a workday on one of our forever preserved properties. Sign up online and lend us a hand as we maintain land we’ve protected. After a few hours of work,...
PUC students help clear French broom

PUC students help clear French broom

In late April, Lands Program Assistant Erin Erickson led a French broom pulling work party at our Dimmick property with a group of Pacific Union College biology students. Aimee Wyrick-Brownworth ‑ associate professor and chair of the Biology department at Pacific...