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Climate

Profiles on Building Drought Resilience

August 13, 2021

As Marin farmers and ranchers implement a broad range of DRAWS projects to help build drought resilience, I want to share two projects that demonstrate how crucial this work is to our local community.

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Learning About the Land Reading List

July 19, 2021

As we continue to learn and reflect, we want to share a brief reading list that has helped shape our understanding of the land that sustains us, and has helped us build stronger connections to the soil beneath our feet.

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Turning Manure Into Energy

June 28, 2021

Sustaining the natural environment that supports Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company is all about making sure as little as possible gets wasted. That philosophy extends to the management of the dairy’s animal waste through their bio digester, which turns manure into energy.

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Everyday Water-Saving Tips From Members of the MALT Team

June 9, 2021

As communities in Marin face extreme drought conditions and rising summer temperatures, a few members of the MALT team have come together to share the simple ways they conserving and reusing water — and how you can do the same!

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On Climate Change, Drought & Collective Action

May 5, 2021

The evident impacts of climate change are forcing an evolution of agriculture. In Northern California, we are acutely aware of what appears to be the worst drought in at least 50 years. As with any pressing problem facing humanity and the planet, collective action is essential to catalyze meaningful change.

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VIDEO: Get to Know MALT’s New CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D.

April 16, 2021

MALT’s new CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D. is looking forward to working with MALT staff and community to accelerate MALT’s work. Get to know Thane!

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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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Straus Family Creamery’s Innovation in Sustainability

February 3, 2021

“We’re trying to create a sustainable farming model that is good for the planet while producing high-quality, healthy, organic food for our communities,” said Albert Straus.

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Can California’s protected farmland fight climate change?

November 30, 2020

One powerful tool to address climate change that does not receive a lot of public attention is employing land use planning policies that preserve working farms and ranches.

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Stewardship Spotlight: Straus Home Ranch

October 30, 2020

A recent stewardship project on MALT-protected Straus Home Ranch completed its first phase in a multi-phase carbon farm plan that will improve soil health, pasture productivity and carbon sequestration.

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