54,459

acres protected

91

agricultural conservation easements

$90,764,595

invested in protecting Marin farms and ranches since 1980

MALT-protected lands include

141 miles of creeks and streams

702 acres of wetlands

12,787 acres of forested habitat

38,391 acres of grassland/rangeland

MALT-protected lands support

60 beef cattle operations

26 dairy cow operations

25 sheep operations

19 wool producers

5 artisan cheesemakers

8 egg producers

12 fruit and vegetable producers

Our Stories

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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Millerton Creek Ranch’s Dedication to Stewarding the Land

May 13, 2021

As part of Millerton Creek Ranch’s large-scale carbon farm plan, multiple stewardship projects have been designed and implemented throughout the last three years to enhance rotational grazing practices, improve livestock water infrastructure and restore critical riparian habitat.

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