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Environment

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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MALT Takes Action for Earth Day 2021

April 19, 2021

In response to the intensifying drought conditions, MALT has launched an emergency initiative to help Marin County ranchers and farmers invest in drought-resilient practices.

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MALT Welcomes Thane Kreiner, Ph.D., as New CEO

March 30, 2021

Today, MALT welcomes Thane Kreiner, PhD, as its new CEO. In recognition of this exciting milestone, Thane sat down with six current and former MALT board members to discuss MALT’s pioneering accomplishments so far and its plans for the future.

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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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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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Jim Jensen on the Benefits of Grazing

October 5, 2020

Follow Jim Jensen, MALT stewardship manager, as he digs into the benefits of grazing for reducing fire fuel, increasing soil health and bolstering pasture diversity.

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Stewardship Spotlight: Corda Ranch

August 18, 2020

A recent stewardship project on MALT-protected Corda Ranch highlights the impact of strong community collaborations among local and regional partners, and ranch agriculturalists.

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Community Business Partner Spotlight: Clover Sonoma

August 14, 2020

MALT is honored to count Clover Sonoma among our community partners, Clo the Cow included!

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Conscious Kitchen: Supporting Food Justice in Marin County

June 30, 2020

Judi Shils and the team at Conscious Kitchen believe that access to fresh and healthy food should be a right, not a privilege.

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Stewardship Spotlight: Planting Windbreaks at Toluma Farms!

May 7, 2020

In late February, a windbreak was planted along a windswept ridgeline above MALT-protected Toluma Farms, part of the ranch’s Carbon Farm Plan.

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