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Dedication of the Parkville Ranch Conservation Easement Home of the David DuBose Nature Preserve

Sunday, April 6, 2014; Parkville Ranch; 5810 Parkville Road Anderson, CA You are invited to come and visit the historic Parkville Ranch for the dedication of the David DuBose Nature Preserve and a conservation easement for the property. Sandra DuBose has donated a permanent conservation easement on the nearly 150 year old Parkville Ranch in [...]

Sandy Dubose: Generous Spirit Keeps on Giving

Like many people in Shasta County, I was thrilled to learn recently of the preservation of the Parkville Ranch with a conservation easement administered through the Shasta Land Trust. As the Ranch could otherwise be sold for development purposes at a much higher price, this action amounts to a large gift to the public and [...]

Lillian Nelson Nature Preserve Brings New Possibilities for Shasta Land Trust and Community

Nestled between two major forces of local development, the Shasta Land Trust’s newest conservation easement shows the clear need and benefit for conserving natural open space. Bounded on three sides by subdivisions and Bethel Church, the Lillian Nelson Nature Preserve provides a rich wildlife corridor and pleasing natural landscape for all around it, benefits which [...]

Shasta Land Trust Goes Local for Annual Wildways Kickoff Party

Shasta Land Trust is highlighting local food, local wine and beer, local artists, and local businesses at the annual Wildways Kickoff party, at 6 p.m. on February 23rd, 2013, at the Redding Senior Citizens’ Hall.  Tickets for the event go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, February 4, and can be purchased at www.shastalandtrust.org, by calling 241-7886, or [...]

Shasta Land Trust to host Great Sierra River Cleanup Event

Shasta Land Trust is hosting our 4th annual local river cleanup from 9:00am to noon on Saturday, September 15, 2012.  Over 40 volunteers will remove trash and recyclables from Churn Creek, in east Redding.  Volunteers will converge on Churn Creek and haul away tires, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, cigarette butts, various household items, and more [...]

Shasta Land Trust on Track to Buy Railroad Right-of-Way in Shasta, Siskiyou Counties

Shasta Land Trust (SLT) and its partners proudly announce an agreement has been signed to purchase a railroad right-of-way between McCloud (in Siskiyou County) and Burney (in Shasta County), a property known as the McCloud Railway. The agreement, signed by SLT and the property’s owner, 4 Rails, Inc, will ultimately lead to establishment of a [...]

Conversation With Ben Miles, Shasta Land Trust Director: … About Saturday’s Wildways Kickoff Party

Today I talk with Ben Miles, Shasta Land Trust’s executive director, about Saturday’s Wildways event in Redding.  Miles has been the SLT’s director since 2008. He holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He grew up on a small farm in central Kentucky, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from [...]

2012 Shasta Land Trust’s Wildways Kickoff Party: “Picnic at the Ranch”

Sliders made from locally raised beef, local wines and beer, an auction featuring artwork and craft items made by local artists, and music provided by the local Prima Donna Bongo Band: Local is truly the word for Shasta Land Trust’s annual Wildways Kickoff party, scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, at [...]

Tickets Available for Shasta Land Trust’s Annual Wildways Kickoff Party

Shasta Land Trust is highlighting local food, local wine and beer, local artists, and local businesses at the annual Wildways Kickoff party, scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on February 25 at the Redding Senior Citizens’ Hall. Tickets for the event go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, February 6, at the Shasta Land Trust [...]

Shasta Land Trust to Host 3rd Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup Event

Shasta Land Trust will be holding our 3rd annual local river cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 17, 2011. This year’s location will be Cascade Park, in south Redding, where over 50 volunteers are expected to converge on Olney Creek and the Sacramento River to haul away plastic bottles, aluminum cans, cigarette [...]

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