54,209

acres protected

86

farms and ranches protected

$89,664,593

invested in protecting Marin farms and ranches since 1980

MALT-protected lands include

141 miles of creeks and streams

702 acres of wetlands

12,767 acres of forested habitat

38,158 acres of grassland/rangeland

MALT-protected lands support

60 beef cattle operations

26 dairy cow operations

25 sheep operations

19 wool producers

5 artisan cheesemakers

8 egg producers

12 fruit and vegetable producers

Our Stories

What is MALT’s Stewardship Assistance Program (SAP)?

February 9, 2021

Through MALT’s Stewardship Assistance Program, MALT works with farmers and ranchers to improve soil and water quality, increase agricultural productivity, protect habitat and natural resources and make Marin’s working farms and ranches more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

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MALT 101: What’s an Agricultural Conservation Easement?

February 5, 2021

As most of you know, the primary tool MALT employs to protect farmland is called an agricultural conservation easement. But what does that mean, exactly? How does it work? Why do we use them? And who benefits?

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Stewardship Spotlight: Gallagher North Bend Ranch

January 28, 2021

Learn how MALT worked with Gallagher North Bend Ranch on stabilizing a stream bank to help restore a section of the Lagunitas Creek.

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