Looking to the Land to Mitigate Climate Change

Saving Land Magazine (Land Trust Alliance)

August 20, 2019

The accredited Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) in California helped launch the Marin Carbon Project (MCP) to see whether improved agricultural management practices, such as managed grazing and spreading compost on rangeland, could help soil take up more atmospheric CO2.

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Chileno Valley brigade will ferry newts this winter

Point Reyes Light

July 31, 2019

Last week, at a meeting at her ranch house, Ms. Gale formed the Chileno Valley newt brigade: a band of volunteer scientists, environmentalists and locals dedicated to making sure California newts can cross Chileno Valley Road safely, from the hills where they live, to Laguna Lake, where they breed. Present were representatives from Point Blue, the…

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Portfolio: Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Mission Minded

July 24, 2019

Marin Agricultural Land Trust was the first organization in the country to protect farmland from subdivision and development. For over 35 years, MALT has safeguarded the future of Marin’s local family farms, landscapes, healthy environment, and bounty of local food. Many people from different walks of life care about MALT’s work for different reasons. From…

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The Farmers Overalls

KWMR Radio

July 15, 2019

A round table conversation regarding what’s facing our farming community in W. Marin and our near neighbors, talking about the farms’ strengths and weaknesses with Jamison Watts of Marin Agricultural Land Trust and others.

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Marin Farmers are Back on the Land

Marin Magazine

June 21, 2019

A key player in the salvation of local farming is MALT (Marin Agricultural Land Trust), a member-supported nonprofit that helps farmers hang on to their land by purchasing agricultural conservation easements.

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Measure A Keeps Preserving Farms and Ranches

POST News Group

June 13, 2019

County awards grant to Marin Agricultural Land Trust to preserve ranchland. Marin County Parks understands the value of farming and ranching to the local economy and to Marin’s history. Over the past five years, Parks has awarded 12 grants to help purchase agricultural conservation easements to preserve over 7,000 acres of working farms and ranches through…

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Marin land preservation trust adds 758-acre ranch

Marin Independent Journal

June 9, 2019

With help from the county, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust has moved a step closer to reaching its goal of protecting 100,000 acres of Marin’s farmland, nearly all of Marin’s remaining private farmland, by 2040.

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