From the Blog

Environment

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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Coho salmon

Coho Salmon and the MALT-Protected Ranches of West Marin

July 31, 2019

Read about MALT’s collaborative work to support efforts to restore coho salmon in Marin.

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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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The Birds of Chileno Valley Ranch

May 29, 2019

Curious about the thirty-three birds observed on MALT-protected Chileno Valley Ranch? Then dive right in.

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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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Red-Legged Frogs and MALT-Protected Farmland

March 3, 2019

Protecting farmland from development means preserving habitat for wildlife. We recently conducted a survey to ensure MALT-protected land is continuing to support and protect the red-legged frog.

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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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Moore Ranch Stewardship: A Partnership in Success

December 2, 2018

Moore Ranch is an important part of Marin’s rich agricultural history. When they needed a new fence, the Moore family, MALT and the Marin RCD partnered on a stewardship project that would host a variety of conservation benefits.

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Birds Among the Bulls: The Connection Between Sustainable Grazing and Conservation

October 23, 2018

Here in Marin County, there’s something we’ve known for years: environmental conservation and successful farming and ranching go hand in hand. Take a look at why sustainable grazing benefits our land and our community.

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