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Lavender harvest at Black Mountain Ranch - MALT

Lavender Enterprise Blooms in Abandoned Quarry

July 9, 2024

At Black Mountain Ranch, just outside Point Reyes Station, an unlikely agricultural experiment is taking root.

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Several colorful houseboats sit on the coast of Tomales Bay

Summer Events in Marin County

July 3, 2024

Enjoy our summer roundup of farm visits, walks, markets, nature talks, and volunteer opportunities.

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Aerial view of the Corda Family Ranch in Marin County - MALT

Responding to the Civil Grand Jury’s Report on Measure A

June 13, 2024

On June 10, 2024, the Marin County Civil Grand Jury issued a report recommending actions the County could take to further increase its oversight of Measure A

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Coho salmon of Walker Creek in Marin County - MALT

Walker Creek Ranch Makes Strides for Coho Salmon Recovery

June 13, 2024

The fight to save the iconic coho salmon in Marin County’s Walker Creek is gaining ground thanks to collaborative conservation efforts. For the first time in decades, there is real hope for reviving the struggling fish populations.

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Great blue heron in flight in northern california.

$200,000 Awarded to Protect Biodiversity on Marin Ranches & Farms

June 5, 2024

We are excited to announce the recipients of our second round of small grant funding. After careful review, we are awarding $200,000 in grant funding to five local agricultural producers (listed below) for innovative projects to help protect biodiversity on Marin County’s working lands.  Protecting biodiversity is one of MALT’s strategic pillars. Since 1980, we…

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MALT staff meeting with local landowners and exploring a local ranch in Marin County

Why We Monitor Every MALT Conservation Easement Every Year

May 29, 2024

Each year we monitor all of MALT’s easements to confirm that the terms of the easements are being met. Here’s why.

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Robotic hand holding and apple.

How I Use AI to Make the Most of My Farmers Market Produce

May 28, 2024

I might be the last person you would expect to use AI to enhance my visit to the farmers market. But I did, and what I learned was exciting.

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Poppies in bloom at the end of the wildflower season.

Wildflower Season: Late Blooming Wildflowers and Where to Find Them in Marin County

May 23, 2024

There is still plenty of time and places to go to see the late-season wildflowers.

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Hen investigating the camera at Hicks Mountain Hens - MALT

Egg-cellence at Hicks Mountain Hens: Your Next Stop for Fresh Eggs

May 16, 2024

Hicks Mountain Hens, just of Point Reyes-Petaluma Road, offers some of the freshest eggs in Marin County – plan you next visit.

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Wildflowers fill a valley in Marin, California

May Events in Marin County

May 1, 2024

Enjoy our May roundup of farm visits, walks, markets, nature talks, and volunteer opportunities.

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