From the Blog

Stewardship

Sam Cohen, displaying an invasive weed.

Meet Sam Cohen, Marin’s Most Tenacious Weed Eater

December 2, 2022

Since acquiring the 623-acre Hicks Canyon Ranch in 2019, owner Sam Cohen has invested hundreds of hours working to control invasive species like milk thistle.

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Oak tree surrounded by grassland, Marin County - MALT

$1 Million Investment for Marin Farmland Stewardship

September 22, 2022

Earlier this year, MALT’s board of directors committed $1 million toward agricultural stewardship grants over the next year period, the largest annual allocation of stewardship funding in the organization’s history.

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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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Aerial view of the Leali Ranch, Marin County - MALT

A Year of Early Achievements at the Leali Ranch

June 20, 2022

It’s been a busy year at the Leali Ranch, a 250-acre property we protected in June of 2021. Find the full story.

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Employees of the North Marin Water District secure the new water main for Point Reyes Station and surrounding communities.

Fresh Drinking Water Secured for Point Reyes Station

June 7, 2022

This year, a new source of drinking water for the community of Point Reyes Station will be secured from the MALT-protected Gallagher North Bend Ranch. Get the full story here.

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Oak tree surrounded by grassland, Marin County - 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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Aerial of West Marin landscape - MALT

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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