News & Featured Stories
Learn about Feather River ecology, water resources, local plants and wildlife, climate resilience, our land protection strategy, and the people making it possible.
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—from boating and fishing to hiking and camping.
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.
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.
The Dixie Fire and Beckwourth Complex burned over 1 million acres, impacting Feather River communities and conserved lands. We're working with response teams and landowners to mitigate impacts.
June 5th at Mountain Meadows: Learn about native plants of the Feather River region with botanist John Stebbins.
Get the Sierra Valley Birder's Guidebook, and start exploring the Sierra Nevada's biggest birding hotspot.
Workshop Video: Birds of the Feather River region and where to see them with wildlife biologist and FRLT founder Paul Hardy.
Help improve the Leonhardt Ranch Trail, a beautiful nature trail located in downtown Quincy.
FRLT played a key role in helping to expand two California State Wildlife Areas in Sierra Valley.
2020 was an exceptional year for land conservation in the Feather River Country. See what our supporters made possible
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.
FRLT is working to permanently protect PG&E owned lands at Lake Almanor for the benefit of current and future generations. Lake Almanor is one of northern California's most beloved gems.
FRLT achieves renewed national accreditation, demonstrating a strong commitment to public trust and conservation excellence
Watch our recent virtual celebration of conservation in the Feather River region. Learn from guest expert speakers and raise a glass to recent conservation successes your support makes possible!
Nature photographers contributed their images to help conserve the Feather River region. We're grateful.
FRLT's founder Paul Hardy reflects back on starting the land trust in 2000 with a small circle of volunteers. In 2021, FRLT is a nationally accredited land trust, 1,100 members strong, and has conserved over 67,500 acres.
You might be able to save money by helping FRLT. Learn more about the CARES Act signed into law March 2020.
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.
We’re conserving working family ranches in Sierra Valley, which hold the Sierra Nevada’s largest wetlands and montane meadows and sustain incredible biodiversity.
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.
From protecting headwaters and biodiversity to enhancing access to nature, learn what our supporters made possible.
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.
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.
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.