ACE crew helps restore Archer Taylor Preserve trails

ACE crew helps restore Archer Taylor Preserve trails

A group of six, hard-working American Conservation Experience (ACE) members recently spent a week at Archer Taylor Preserve in an effort to repair the Maggie’s Peak and Old Tin Cabin trails. The American Conservation Experience is a non-profit that provides real-world...
Napa Youth Stewardship Council trains at Wildlake Preserve

Napa Youth Stewardship Council trains at Wildlake Preserve

This spring, a group of students from the Napa Youth Stewardship Council made a trip to the Dunn-Wildlake Preserve for some hike leadership training as well as a peek into the process of our Wildlife Picture Index Project. The Napa Youth Stewardship Council serves as...
Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

We can now add migratory songbirds to a growing list of serendipitous benefactors of the long-term oak savannah restoration at our Wantrup Preserve. Recently, the Sacramento Bee published a story on how migratory songbirds seem to prefer native oaks....
Soft dirt and a big group makes weed pulling easy on MLK Day

Soft dirt and a big group makes weed pulling easy on MLK Day

Volunteers of all ages came out to Connolly Ranch on MLK Day of Service to help the Land Trust improve the oak woodland habitat. Invasive plants like French broom, vinca and Himalayan blackberry came out of the soft ground without too much trouble overall thanks to...
Another big thank you to our volunteers

Another big thank you to our volunteers

Last month, the Land Trust gathered with dedicated volunteers for a volunteer appreciation event. The group met at our Wantrup Preserve, enjoying a light breakfast and socializing before hearing from CEO Doug Parker, Stewardship Program Manager Mike Palladini and...