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Land Management

Learn more about FRLT’s Land Stewardship program and how our team works with community partners and landowners to manage, restore, and enhance the natural and cultural resources of conserved lands.

March 16 | Willow Workshop for the Sierra Valley Preserve Nature Center

Learn from willow artist Nick LaHaise and get involved with the new Nature Center at the Sierra Valley Preserve!

2023 Conservation Successes

Take a look back at 2023 with us and celebrate all you helped make possible this year in the Feather River Watershed.

Lake Almanor Conservation Story

Lake Almanor is one of northern California’s most beloved gems. The PG&E owned reservoir and its diverse wildlife habitats are now protected forever with a conservation easement.

FRLT Preserve Coloring Pages

Our gift to you - coloring pages of all five of our preserves, illustrated by an FRLT staff member.

Puma Robles Ranch Conservation Story

The 5,530-acre Puma Robles Ranch in Long Valley supports exceptional biodiversity. Its habitats support over 500 plant species and a tremendous a diversity of birds and wildlife.

Straw Bale Insulation at the Sierra Valley Preserve Nature Center

Straw bale insulation has been installed at the new Nature Center, thanks to many volunteers and staff!

What is a Conservation Easement?

FRLT uses conservation easements to protect important land and water in perpetuity. But what is a conservation easement?

Sierra Valley Preserve Nature Center Updates

Watch this page for frequent construction updates and pictures as we create the new Sierra Valley Preserve Nature Center.

Wildlife and Fire

Sierra Nevada wildlife biologists, Paul Hardy and Ryan Burnett, share the impacts of wildfire on native wildlife species.

2022 Conservation Successes

Take a look back at 2022 with us and celebrate the successes made possible by our supporters. It was a fulfilling year of community, collaboration, and conservation success!

Why Meadows Matter

The Feather River Watershed is home to some of the largest wetlands and montane meadows in California and FRLT is on a mission to conserve them.

Kids in Nature Highlights 2022

It's been a busy year for Feather River region's mountain kids—connecting to nature through Learning Landscapes, field trips, and land stewardship.

Fire Recovery Progress Update

In 2022, we're one year into our three-year fire recovery initiative to mitigate the damage on 57,000 acres of FRLT-owned or conserved lands from the Dixie and Beckwourth Complex fires.

2021 Conservation Successes

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.

Fire Recovery & Restoration in the Feather River Watershed

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.

The Next Generation of Conservation Professionals

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.

Improve Leonhardt Trail

Help improve the Leonhardt Ranch Trail, a beautiful nature trail located in downtown Quincy.

2020 Conservation Successes

2020 was an exceptional year for land conservation in the Feather River Country. See what our supporters made possible

Internships grow the next generation of conservation professionals

Feather River College intern Bailey Graham explores "a promising career path" in land conservation and gets hands-on stewardship experience at FRLT's Heart K Ranch.

Annual Report

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

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.

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.