From the Blog

Land Protection

Protected Habitat: MALT Connects 14,383 More Acres

August 2, 2019

As MALT partners with landowners to protect farmland across Marin County, we’re creating contiguous blocks of protected habitat.

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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 Path Ahead

June 6, 2019

Jamison Watts, MALT’s Executive Director, provides an update on our new strategic plan. Read more about our vision.

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Corporate Circle Spotlight: Sola Bee Farms finds a home on MALT ranches of West Marin

June 4, 2019

Sola Bee is committed to healthy bees and healthy lands as a corporate sponsor of MALT.

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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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Chileno Valley Ranch: A Story of Partnership and Conservation

May 29, 2019

Read about Chileno Valley Ranch’s partnership with MALT and its history of conservation.

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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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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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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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Little Wing Farm: A Growing Investment

December 15, 2018

Little Wing Farm came to MALT with a challenge: how could the farm expand its operations to meet the community’s demand?

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