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Land Protection

Marin County dairy cow grazing - MALT

A Year of Conservation Success & Renewed Momentum

November 14, 2022

We’ve had an amazing year of success, here are some of the highlights.

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Duncan Ranch - MALT

Key Funding Secured to Protect Tomales’ Duncan Ranch

September 27, 2022

Earlier today, our team secured half of the funding needed to protect the 540-acre Duncan Ranch just east of Tomales.

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Cattle enjoying the pastures of McDowell Ranch, Marin County

McDowell Ranch: 723 Acres Protected Forever

August 29, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the protection of the 723-acre McDowell Ranch just east of Tomales near the Marin and Sonoma County line.

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preparing for fire in West Marin

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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UCCE Marin

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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