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Climate

Protected land climate change

Can California’s protected farmland fight climate change?

October 16, 2019

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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Why you should care about protecting farmland in Marin

September 6, 2019

Protecting farmland means so much more than the number of acres and farms protected. Read about the impacts on community, the environment and the economy.

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MALT Protects Ielmorini Back Ranch for Agriculture, Preserving Critical and Diverse Contiguous Habitat

June 26, 2019

MALT is proud to protect Ielmorini Back Ranch north of Nicasio forming a contiguous 14,383-acre stretch of protected ag land and habitat.

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Three Reflections on Climate and Agriculture

May 6, 2019

MALT staff share three takeaways from a recent climate and agriculture conference.

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Corporate Circle Spotlight: Straus Family Creamery Using Agriculture as Climate Change Solution

April 18, 2019

A spotlight on MALT corporate sponsor Straus Family Creamery and how it uses agriculture a climate change solution.

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My Love of Soil: From the Desk of MALT’s Soil Scientist

March 12, 2019

Here at MALT we’re not afraid to get our hands dirty when it comes to protecting farmland forever. That’s why we have a soil scientist on staff.

Read this piece from Jonathan Wachter to why improving soil quality is such an important part of the conservation work that we do.

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Black Mountain: After the Fire

January 3, 2019

See first-hand how the resilient landscapes of MALT-protected property, Black Mountain, recover from a fire.

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