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

  • MALT Surpasses $100 Million Milestone for Land Conservation in Marin County

    POINT REYES STATION, CALIF., Dec. 5, 2023 – In a significant milestone for land conservation Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) announces that it has leveraged over $100 million in funding since its founding over 40 years ago to support Marin County’s most treasured landscapes. This achievement comes after today’s announcement that the remaining funding needed…

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  • Drought Resilience Program Recognized for Innovation

    On January 12, 2023, Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) received the Excellence in Innovation award at the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) 30th Annual Heart of Marin™ Awards.

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  • MALT Secures County Funding for Duncan Ranch Easement

    Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT), a leading farmland trust in California’s Marin County, announced today that it has secured public funding from Marin County to cover half the cost of an agricultural conservation easement to permanently protect the scenic 540-acre Duncan Ranch and its long history of beef and dairy cattle grazing.

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Find our full list of news releases here.

In the News

  • West Marin easements aim to protect 1,700 acres

    Over 1,700 acres of West Marin land will be protected from development and preserved for agriculture due to two easements soon to be completed by the Marin Agricultural Land Trust. This month, Marin County supervisors approved a grant of over $1.8 million to help Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) purchase an agricultural easement on the…

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  • MALT to preserve east shore, valley ranches

    Two more West Marin ranches, including one of the largest in the county, will soon be added to the portfolio of farmland protected from development . . .

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  • The evolution of preserving agriculture in Marin County

    When we think about agriculture in Marin County, we have a shared sense of what comes to mind: rolling pastureland, organic milk, grass-fed beef . . .

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Find a list of our news coverage here.

Media Assets

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