Press Room

As the leader in agricultural land conservation in Marin County, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is at the forefront of local efforts to protect farms and ranches and the regional work to respond to climate change and to strengthen the future of agriculture.

Many of our latest achievements can be found below, including news releases, recent articles and a suite of media assets. Please check our story ideas from time to time for fresh ideas and seasonal story leads.

Recent News Releases

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In the News

  • Marin County farmers rush to save water as drought predicted to stretch into 2023

    With California and the U.S. West squared firmly in drought into November per federal authorities, one Marin County agricultural program is taking shape to help farmers deal with the consequences. On July 1, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report in which climate and fire weather experts said a persistent ocean current temperature pattern called…

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  • Marin Voters Showed Support for Local Agriculture

    Marin voters overwhelmingly supported the continuation of the countywide parks and open space tax on the June 7 ballot. The 74.3% majority the county-sponsored measure received was a clear answer to critics, who focused their opposition on using public funds to further the good and important works of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust.

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  • MALT Moves to Preserve Ranch East of Tomales

    The Marin Agricultural Land Trust is preparing to purchase its first agricultural easement in more than a year. On Tuesday, the trust secured a $1.8 million influx of public funds to purchase the development rights to the McDowell Ranch, a historic 723-acre property east of Tomales, ensuring the property will never be subdivided and will…

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Media Assets

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