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State of the Lake

Join us on August 20 for an online panel discussion to share and learn about local efforts to enhance community vitality and sustainability in the Lake Almanor region.

Nature photographers help conservation

Nature photographers contributed their images to help conserve the Feather River region. We're grateful.

Reflecting on FRLT's Roots

FRLT's founder Paul Hardy reflects back on starting the land trust in 2000 with a small circle of volunteers. In 2020, FRLT is a nationally accredited land trust, 1,100 members strong, and has conserved nearly 60,000 acres.

CARES Act Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving

You might be able to save money by helping FRLT. Learn more about the CARES Act signed into law March 2020.

COVID-19 Update

To help ensure that our staff and community stays healthy, the FRLT team is primarily working remotely with limited in-office hours. We continue to work on our many projects.

Sierra Valley Conservation Partnership

We’re conserving working family ranches in Sierra Valley, which hold the Sierra Nevada’s largest wetlands and montane meadows and sustain incredible biodiversity.

Equity Statement 2020

FRLT is ready to take more decisive and clear steps to ensure social and environmental justice within our own organization, and within the land conservation movement.

Protecting PG&E Headwater Lands

We’re working to permanently conserve 43,000+ acres of important Maidu homelands, headwaters, and habitats owned and managed by Pacific Gas and Electric for public benefit.

Sierra Valley Farms Conservation Story

The 65-acre Sierra Valley Farms has been owned by the Romano family for three generations. The property is surrounded by FRLT’s Sierra Valley preserve and includes a certified organic farm and rich wetlands.

Olsen Barn Meadow Conservation Story

Olsen Barn Meadow, conserved in 2015, is 107 acres of meadow and wetlands with a 130+ year old historic barn next to Lake Almanor near Chester, CA.

Mountain Meadows Reservoir Conservation Story

Mountain Meadows is a hidden gem of scenic beauty, fresh water, and habitat for a rich diversity of wildlife and plants. This special Maidu homeland and beloved place for quiet recreation was protected in 2018.

2020 Vision

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.

Sierra Valley Preserve Conservation Story

Sierra Valley Preserve is an ecologically rich 2,586-acre preserve protected for its unique wetland habitats and Feather River headwaters. On the Pacific Flyway, the Preserve offers spectacular birding.

Walker Fire

The Walker Fire started on September 4, 2019 along the Beckwourth-Genesee Road about 11 miles east of Taylorsville and burned for three weeks. By the time it was 100% contained on September 26, it had burned 54,608 acres.

Annual Report

From protecting headwaters and biodiversity to enhancing access to nature, learn what our supporters made possible.

Loyalton Learning Landscape Conservation Story

The Loyalton Learning Landscape protects a working ranch, an important tributary to the Middle Fork Feather River, and outdoor learning opportunities for Loyalton kids.

Heart K Ranch Conservation Story

The historic 903-acre Heart K Ranch boasts scenic mountain beauty, diverse woodland types, montane meadow habitats, and historic and cultural resources.

Our Conservation Impact

I am in constant awe of the unique and gripping majesty that is the Feather River region. FRLT's mission to care for and protect the special lands of the watershed in perpetuity is why I became a Land Trust member.
- Megan Colosimo
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