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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.

Virtual House Party

Join us Sept 22 for a virtual celebration of conservation in the Feather River region. Raise a glass with our guest expert speakers and learn about recent conservation successes.

State of the Lake

Join us for an online event series to share and learn about local efforts to enhance watershed health, community vitality, and sustainability in the Lake Almanor region.

Structure fire at Sierra Valley Preserve

On August 6, a structure fire burned the Marshall House at the Sierra Valley Preserve. We're grateful that everyone is safe, and Beckwourth Fire Department contained and extinguished the fire.

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.

We both appreciate places that are still precious, like the Feather River Country. The land trust has done a lot, especially in two of the most beautiful, untouched places—Genesee Valley and Sierra Valley.
- Marv and Norberta Schmidt
FRLT members since 2001