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Land Protection

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What Role Can Agricultural Lands Play in Wildfire Protection?

August 15, 2022

Well-managed rangelands are one of the most important ingredients to mitigating the potential for devastating wildfire.

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It’s Been Nearly Four Decades of MALT and George Lucas Land Partnership

August 12, 2022

It’s been 37 years this week since we partnered to preserve more than 2,500 acres of prime agricultural land on Skywalker Ranch.

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Take a Walk on the Wild(flower) Side

March 25, 2022

Did you know that each time MALT protects a farm or ranch forever, we protect so much more — including an amazing array of Marin wildflowers.

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Partner Profile: University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)

March 14, 2022

Read an in-depth profile of UCCE Marin, one of many organizations with whom MALT partners to achieve our goals to steward agricultural lands.

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Want to Improve Your Spring Pastures?

February 18, 2022

Explore a behind-the-scenes look at how ranchers are improving their spring pastures in Marin County.

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Rains Have Arrived, And DRAWS Projects Continue

January 27, 2022

Drought in California reached historic levels in 2021. In response, MALT joined several other local organizations to help Marin County farmers and ranchers address their critical water shortages. Our contribution to these efforts, the Drought Resilience and Water Security (DRAWS) initiative, not only provided much-needed emergency relief, but also is laying the groundwork for greater…

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MALT Announces a Leadership Transition

December 30, 2021

December traditionally marks a time of transition. As we pass the Winter Solstice, and as 2021 gives way to a new year, MALT announces our own transition in leadership. Jennifer Carlin, who many of you already know as MALT’s director of advancement, has been promoted to acting CEO following the resignation of CEO Thane Kreiner,…

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Together, We Turned 2021 Into a Successful Year for MALT

December 22, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we’d like to pause and celebrate all that we were able to accomplish together during this tumultuous year. More than ever, we’re laser focused on MALT’s mission, now in its fifth decade: protecting Marin’s agricultural land for agricultural use, forever.

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What to Know About MALT and Marin’s Measure A

November 29, 2021

Measure A, which levies a quarter-cent sales tax to support parks, open space, and agricultural lands across Marin County, was passed in 2012 with 74% support of county residents.

The vote to renew Measure A doesn’t happen until June 2022, but already there’s plenty of conversation—and, unfortunately, some misconceptions—about the measure, especially as it relates to the portion of the law that goes toward agricultural protection.

Here are some common questions and concerns we hear about Measure A and MALT.

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A Video Celebration of Food, Farmers—and You

November 24, 2021

Here in Marin County, we’re fortunate to have an abundance of fresh, healthy food, grown locally by hard-working farmers and ranchers. With your support, MALT continues to fulfill our long-term obligation to not only protect and steward Marin’s agricultural land and partner with the people who work it, but also to ensure that the land…

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