We're on a campaign to conserve 120,000 acres of globally unique wetlands, meadows, and forests in the Sierra Nevada's largest watershed
Safeguarding the Sierra Nevada’s largest source of water
We protect critical headwaters and habitats for thousands of wildlife and plant species in the Feather River Watershed—a source of drinking water for 27 million Californians.
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grassroots relationships, strategic partnerships
Protecting what we love
in the Feather River Country
As a nationally accredited land trust, we’re experts in conserving lands forever. Since 2000, we've protected over 70,000 acres of ecologically and culturally important landscapes in the Feather River Watershed.
Conserving a healthy watershed
Now and for future generations
Together with visionary landowners, we’re protecting priority private lands for fresh water, wildlife, working ranches, outdoor classrooms, and community spaces where people from all walks of life can cultivate a love of place.
A new Preserve headquarters and nature center are planned where visitors and locals alike can deepen our understanding of the natural world and our place in it.
The Dixie Fire and Beckwourth Complex burned over a million acres in the Feather River region. Learn about our 3-year Emergency Fire Response Initiative already underway.
We’re on a campaign to conserve 120,000 acres of Feather River headwaters and globally unique wetlands, meadows, and forests for current and future generations.
We’re permanently protecting 43,000 acres of Maidu homelands, headwaters, and habitats owned and managed by PG&E in the Lake Almanor region for public benefit.
We’re conserving family ranches in Sierra Valley, which hold the Sierra Nevada’s largest wetlands and montane meadows and sustain incredible biodiversity.
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Connecting kids to nature
Learning Landscapes connects K-12 children to nature with place-based learning and hands-on stewardship experiences. We're growing the next generation of the earth’s stewards.
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Visit FRLT’s nature preserves
From world-class birding and flower-filled meadows to historic barns and scenic walking trails, FRLT’s five nature preserves showcase the beauty of the Lost Sierra.
Now more important than ever
For our water. For our future. Help us conserve and restore Feather River headwaters and habitats. Donate today!
We all have a stake in a healthy future
From water to wildlife we’re conserving the places you love, now and for future generations.
Protected in 2021, Bucks Lake is a Plumas County treasure. Surrounded by public lands and the PCT, the PG&E owned reservoir offers exceptional outdoor recreation and its habitats support a remarkable diversity of wildlife.
We've created an Emergency Fire Response Initiative—a 3-year effort that changes the way we do business in light of climate-driven megafires. Learn more about our plan that's already underway.
Led by Rob Wade and FRLT, a national cohort of land trust folks are working to raise up the next next generation of earth stewards and building equitable, accessible, and community-driven programs for kids where they live.
Take a look back at 2021 with us and celebrate the successes made possible by our supporters. While it was a challenging year in many ways, we still have great things to celebrate in the Feather River region.
On October 4, 2021, C. Roy Carmichael students and teachers held a special ceremony—a “tred-ication—to break in the newest addition to their beloved Learning Landscapes site, Kids Creek Forest.
From protecting headwaters and biodiversity to enhancing access to nature, learn what our supporters made possible.
FRLT played a key role in helping to expand two California State Wildlife Areas in Sierra Valley.
Workshop Video: Birds of the Feather River region and where to see them with wildlife biologist and FRLT founder Paul Hardy.
AmeriCorps in action in the Feather River Watershed. Two SNAP members served at FRLT to monitor conserved lands, wildlife, and implement new data driven practices.
You Can Count On Us
As a nationally accredited land trust, we’re built to last. We leverage your donations with state, federal, and foundation dollars and strategic partnerships to achieve the greatest possible impact for the lands, waters, and people of the Feather River region. You can count on us to make careful and effective use of your support.