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Stewardship

Aerial view of the MALT-protected Leali Ranch - Stewardship Assistance Program - MALT

What is MALT’s Stewardship Assistance Program (SAP)?

May 12, 2022

Learn more about our Stewardship Assistance Program (SAP) and our work with farmers and ranchers to improve soil and water quality.

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Stemple Creek Ranch - MALT

The Great Revival of Old Stemple Creek

May 4, 2022

The sustainable practices that define the quality of Stemple Creek Ranch beef started in the heart of the land: old Stemple Creek, itself.

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Chileno Valley Ranch - MALT

Chileno Valley Ranch: Balancing Family Ag and Environmental Stewardship

April 18, 2022

Through grit and a lot of love, Sally and Mike Gale have stewarded the Chileno Valley Ranch since 1993.

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How We’re Preparing After Another Dry, Record-Breaking Winter – Q&A with MALT’s Stewardship Manager

March 18, 2022

Hear what MALT is doing to better prepare our working lands for drought in the months ahead.

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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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Partner Profile: Marin Resource Conservation District (RCD)

February 4, 2022

Given Marin’s proximity to the densely populated Bay Area, its plentiful open spaces—including parks, watersheds, and agricultural land—are no accident. They are the result of concerted efforts by myriad organizations, one of which is MALT’s close partner, the Marin Resource Conservation District (RCD).

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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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CAFF State Conference Features Online Workshops and In-Person Gatherings

January 7, 2022

Land access and land trusts. Ecological and climate-smart farming. Scaling up healthy soils practices. Farming through wildfire season. These topics — of vital importance to Marin County and other farming regions throughout the state — are just a sampling of the 50 workshops and forums on the agenda for the 2022 California Small Farm Conference,…

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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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