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Placer Land Trust and CAL FIRE Protect Sierra Forest Lands at Yuba Gap

Placer Land Trust and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) are pleased to announce the permanent protection of Sierra Nevada forest lands in the American River headwaters near Lake Valley Reservoir, south of Interstate 80 at Yuba Gap. “This 1,151-acre forest represents our second-largest project to date,” said Placer Land Trust Executive […]

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Whiskey Run Ranch: Local Cattle Ranch Protected as Farmland Forever

Placer Land Trust and landowners Kevin and Patty Crisp have permanently protected Whiskey Run Ranch, a 197-acre working ranch north of the city of Lincoln.  Whiskey Run Ranch is a family-owned and operated cattle and mixed livestock ranch. The land is high-quality grazing land amidst blue oak woodlands and annual grasslands, with a quarter-mile stretch […]

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Placer Land Trust Permanently Protects 192 Acres on Foresthill Divide

AUBURN, CA, July 8, 2020 — Placer Land Trust has permanently protected the 192-acre Spring Garden Preserve on Foresthill Divide near the community of Foresthill.  Spanning the canyons and watersheds of the North Fork and Middle Fork of the American River, the property was initially marketed for development, given its easy access, gentle topography, views […]

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Placer Land Trust Permanently Protects Historic Beard Ranch

AUBURN, CA, April 16, 2020 — Placer Land Trust has permanently protected yet another historic working landscape in Placer County to ensure critical lands are kept open for agricultural production, now and forever. Placer Land Trust and landowner Patti Beard have placed an Agricultural Conservation Easement on the 137-acre Beard Ranch in North Auburn, permanently prohibiting […]

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Placer Land Trust Permanently Protects 42 Acres on North Fork American River

AUBURN, CA, JANUARY 7, 2020 — Placer Land Trust has permanently protected the 42-acre Loera-Harvey North Fork Preserve on the North Fork American River near Weimar. Located between Yankee Jim’s Bridge and Sore Finger Point, the property is a mixture of conifer and hardwood forests, and includes approximately 1/4 mile of river frontage on both […]

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Placer Land Trust Permanently Protects 320 Acres on North Fork North Fork American River

AUBURN, CA, NOVEMBER 25, 2019 – Placer Land Trust has purchased and permanently protected the North Fork of North Fork American River Preserve, 320 acres of steep forested canyon land near Emigrant Gap. The purchase was funded with support of the Sky View Foundation. The property includes approximately 1.2 river miles of the North Fork […]

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Placer Land Trust Permanently Protects Laursen Bear River Preserve

AUBURN, November 13, 2018 – Placer Land Trust has purchased and permanently protected the 361-acre Laursen Bear River Preserve on the Bear River north of Auburn, in partnership with Emigrant Trails Greenway Trust, the California Wildlife Conservation Board and the Laursen family.The Preserve is comprised of 361 acres of blue oak woodland and about 1.5 […]

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Halsey and Rock Creek Preserves, 50th and 51st projects completed by Placer Land Trust

Fisherman enjoying Halsey Forebay in Meadow Vista, CA. Auburn, Calif. December 5, 2017 – Placer Land Trust is pleased to announce the protection of 730 acres of prime recreation land near Auburn. In a continuing partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Placer Land Trust has permanently protected the 548-acre Halsey Preserve and the […]

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Placer Land Trust Protects Nisenan Cultural Land

Granite Bay, Calif. February 8, 2017 – Placer Land Trust has announced the permanent protection of 27 acres of oak woodlands and wetlands in Granite Bay – land with special historical significance to local Native Americans. A recent mitigation agreement between the landowner, Amazing Facts Ministries, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allows adjacent land […]

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