Tim Koopmann was desperate. The year was 1991, and Koopmann’s father, Herman Jr., had suddenly died before the two could set up a formal plan of succession for the Alameda County ranch that had been in the family for three generations.
Two recent prescribed burns in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties are examples of how private landowners and Cal Fire can team up to reduce the intensity of large, damaging blazes.
How can well-managed rangelands mitigate the effects of California’s devastating wildfires? A new film by California Rangeland Trust shares how livestock grazing and working lands conservation and management can be important tools for fire prevention.
With the state’s ongoing budget surplus, the Newsom administration is looking to revamp California’s program for Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC). Years of adjustments to the program have led to a complex application process that often screens out the prime farmland the state seeks to protect.
Today, the California Rangeland Trust announced the permanent conservation of 87 acres of open space in West Roseville, known as the Creekview Northern Preserve.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced the awarding of a $376,000 grant through Walmart’s Acres for America program that will conserve more than 9,000 acres of rangeland in the Gabilan Range outside Salinas.
Through a life of international travel, corporate promotion and entrepreneurial success, Santa Ynez Valley served as Erik Gregersen’s anchor.
The California Rangeland Trust, a ranching conservation organization, will work to conserve 9,418 acres of land in the Gabilan Mountain Range thanks to a grant from Walmart’s Acres for America program.
Working lands conservation by California’s largest land trust annually provides between $900 million to $1.44 billion in environmental benefits — including habitat, carbon sequestration, food and watersheds, according to a new study released today.
As California continues to respond to the challenges of COVID-19, some people are cautiously venturing out into the state’s abundance of open spaces, while hopefully wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and practicing other safe behaviors.
As a land of fertile soil, gorgeous weather and ideal terrain, California feeds our nation and the world.
The beautiful rolling hills surrounding the Tri-Valley region are emblematic a trademark of California’s golden beauty.
On February 20, about 200 guests, many of them ranchers from Santa Barbara and surrounding counties, gathered at the Santa Barbara Club for an event put on by the California Rangeland Trust (CRT).
“Reunir is a Spanish word meaning ‘to gather’; to bring together friends whose collective passion, ideas, and commitment is making a legendary difference serving the land.
On February 21, about 200 guests, many of them ranchers from Santa Barbara and surrounding counties, gathered at the Santa Barbara Club to celebrate and learn more about the California Rangeland Trust (CRT).
A Pozo-area family recently negotiated an easement to preserve more than 12,000 acres of rangeland in eastern San Luis Obispo County.
About 20 miles east of the city of San Luis Obispo lies about 12,200 acres of newly protected rangeland.