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Land Protection

Why the Latest MALT Agricultural Conservation Easement is Extra Special

June 2, 2021

MALT recently closed an agricultural conservation easement with Hog Island Oyster Company and its 250-acre Leali Ranch. MALT’s CEO talked with Hog Island Oyster Company co-founders about their business, their approaches to food production and what the MALT easement means to them.

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MALT 101 Series Recordings

June 1, 2021

Join staff experts and agriculturists for our recorded illustrated series on how MALT works. This series covers topics such as conservation easements, farmland stewardship, MALT’s funding and the intricacies of carbon farming. Learn with us!

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Why the Latest MALT Agricultural Conservation Easement is Extra Special

May 26, 2021

MALT recently closed an agricultural conservation easement with Hog Island Oyster Company and its 250-acre Leali Ranch. MALT’s CEO talked with Hog Island Oyster Company co-founders about their business, their approaches to food production and what the MALT easement means to them.

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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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VIDEO: Get to Know MALT’s New CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D.

April 16, 2021

MALT’s new CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D. is looking forward to working with MALT staff and community to accelerate MALT’s work. Get to know Thane!

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FAQ on MALT Practices

March 26, 2021

MALT is in the midst of our re-accreditation process by the Land Trust Alliance, which happens about every five years. As we gather documentation and information for this complex process, we’d like to take this opportunity to address some commonly asked questions about what we do and how we operate.

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Can California’s protected farmland fight climate change?

November 30, 2020

One powerful tool to address climate change that does not receive a lot of public attention is employing land use planning policies that preserve working farms and ranches.

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A Special Video for You: Celebrating Our Collective Accomplishments

November 23, 2020

As we reflect on this past year, and MALT’s last 40, we are filled with immense pride and gratitude for all that we have accomplished together. Thank you.

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MALT Welcomes New Staff

October 22, 2020

In the last three months, MALT has been immensely fortunate to welcome three new staff members to the team!

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Jeff Corda: On MALT and Preserving Agriculture

October 15, 2020

Read a personal note from Marin rancher Jeff Corda, of MALT-protected Corda F Ranch, on MALT’s role in preserving local agriculture.

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