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Conserving Sierra Valley ranches for wetlands, wildlife, and agriculture

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Sierra Valley Conservation Partnership

Sierra Nevada's largest wetlands

conserved on working family ranches

Conservation easements

will protect headwaters and habitats forever

43,300+ acres

conserved by ranchers, FRLT, and partners to date

I’m happy the land trust is working with farmers and ranchers who are already taking good care of their land. We’ve been doing it for years, and do it well, so these easements are a great way to promote local livelihoods while maintaining natural resources. That is a good thing.

—Gary Romano, owner of Sierra Valley Farms, conserved in 2019

I have yet to meet a more passionate group of landowners. I am inspired by their deep knowledge of the landscape and their commitment to conserve the natural and cultural resources of Sierra Valley. Their willingness to permanently protect their ranches will benefit generations of Californians who love the cultural heritage, agriculture, and splendor of Sierra Valley.

—Shelton Douthit, Executive Director of FRLT

If you care about protecting Sierra Valley and the whole Feather River Watershed, don’t put off this decision: Join the Feather River Land Trust today and renew your membership every year. It is the best investment you can make in the long term sustainability of our region.

—Lucy Blake, Sierra Valley landowner and President, Northern Sierra Partnership

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Interested in conserving your land?

We work with willing landowners and local communities to conserve places they value. Landowners have a deep connection to their land and the gifts protected properties provide: clean air and water, fresh food, wildlife habitat, scenic beauty, and an economic cornerstone to Sierra Valley. We help them conserve it for future generations.

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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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