Land Trust Month

Archer Taylor Preserve Work Days – Every Saturday

The Archer Taylor Preserve offers opportunities every Saturday for stewardship volunteers to work on new and existing trails, invasive plants, road maintenance, and similar projects. Join us for work (8:15am-12:30pm) followed by bring-your-own lunch in the cool shade of the redwoods or the sunny orchard. Tools and gloves provided.  You can hike in the afternoon.

March

Mar 11

**CANCELED** Trail Workday at McLaughlin Reserve

11 March 2017

This event has been canceled.

Mar 11

Reptiles and Amphibians of Wildlake – Members Only

11 March 2017

Explore the fascinating world of amphibians and reptiles on the beautiful 3,030-acre Dunn-Wildlake Preserve with herpetology expert Jeff Alvarez.

Mar 12

Sutro Preserve Stewardship Workday

12 March 2017

LTNC’s Sutro Preserve protects 1380 acres of oak woodland, chaparral and grassland plant communities in the Atlas Peak area of the Napa Range.

Mar 12

Full Moon Walk at Wildlake

12 March 2017

Join us on the Dunn-Wildlake Preserve as we hike out to Flat Top Peak for an early picnic dinner during sunset and moonrise.

Mar 18

**CANCELED** Maggie’s Peak

18 March 2017

This event has been canceled.

Mar 19

Cedar Roughs

19 March 2017

This is a brand new opportunity to hike into the heart of the Cedar Roughs Wilderness.

Mar 25

Linda Falls Vegetation Workday

25 March 2017

We’ll concentrate on removing invasive French broom and Himalayan blackberry that are threatening the Preserve.

Mar 26

Oat Hill Mine Trail to Duff Peak

26 March 2017

The Oat Hill Mine Trail is a beautiful climb through the history of the Napa Valley.

April

Apr 01

Zim Zim Falls

01 April 2017

This hike to Zim Zim Falls leads to the highest waterfall in Napa County, which is located in the Knoxville Wildlife Area just north of Lake Berryessa.

Apr 02

Aetna Springs to Duff Peak

02 April 2017

This hike begins near Aetna Springs, follows the Oat Hill Mine Trail to Holmes’ Place, then a bit beyond to Duff Peak on the ridge between Pope Valley and Napa Valley.

Apr 08

Mead Ranch Jr. Audubon Bird Walk

08 April 2017

Join Napa-Solano Audubon Society guides Alex Greene and Robin Leong for a morning bird walk for younger birders at the historic and scenic Mead Ranch on Atlas Peak Road.

Apr 08

Wildlake Tracking Workshop and Campout

08 April 2017

Join us on an exploration of the Dunn-Wildlake Ranch Preserve led by expert tracker and ecologist Meghan Walla-Murphy as she demonstrates the foundations and fundamentals of wildlife tracking while tying in concepts related to ecosystem health and reading patterns in the landscape.

Apr 09

Wantrup Oaks

09 April 2017

We will explore the beautiful Wantrup Wildlife Sanctuary Preserve in Napa’s Pope Valley.

Apr 14

Birding Mt. George-MEMBERS ONLY

14 April 2017

Join LTNC Stewardship Program Manager Mike Palladini and Napa County bird expert Murray Berner for a morning of birding on the beautiful 770-acre Foote Botanical Preserve on Mt. George!

Apr 15

Devil’s Well

15 April 2017

Join us for an outing at the Archer Taylor Preserve as we pass through the redwood grove, cross the creek, and hike the trail upstream to see Devil’s Well, a fantastic multi-tiered waterfall.

Apr 15

Grateful Dead Peak

15 April 2017

This hike takes place in Lake County at a beautiful location that few people ever visit.

Apr 16

Three Counties Hike

16 April 2017

We’ll hike through the remote upper corner of the McLaughlin Reserve where Napa County meets Yolo and Lake Counties.

Apr 20

Dunn-Wildlake and Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation

20 April 2017

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking for individuals who have completed an orientation.

Apr 22

Missimer Snell Valley Rare Wildflower Walk

22 April 2017

Our Missimer Snell Valley Wildflower Preserve is known for the diversity and display of wildflowers that occur in its extremely rare serpentine grassland habitat during the spring.

Apr 23

Turk’s Head


23 April 2017

This hike at Robert Louis Stevenson State Park goes to an uncrowded area on the southern flank of Mt. St. Helena.

Apr 23

Wantrup Dragonfly Walk

23 April 2017

Ever wondered about the dragons of the insect world?

May

May 05

Devil’s Well

05 May 2017

Join the Land Trust on a rare weekday morning excursion to the Archer Taylor Preserve, including the famed Devil’s Well waterfall.

May 06

Mt. George Geology Hike

06 May 2017

Learn about the volcanic history of Mt. George and about new discoveries about the earthquake faulting in the North Bay and Napa – all with great views of the Bay.

May 07

Henry Road Walk

07 May 2017

The Henry Road walk is a great way to get back into hiking! We will venture through vineyards, old growth trees and meadows with lots of birds to see and great views of San Francisco on a clear day.

May 13

Hoffnagle Loop at Wildlake Ranch

13 May 2017

This trek (formerly the Poppy Flat Loop) will take us into our Dunn-Wildlake Ranch Preserve from Poppy Flat up and around to Three Peaks, and then along Rattlesnake Ridge for lovely views of the valley.

May 14

Mother’s Day at Tuteur Ranch

14 May 2017

Join long-time Land Trust supporter John Tuteur for his annual springtime trek in the rolling hills of east Napa. We’ll start at the ranch and hike through ranch and wild lands protected by Land Trust conservation easements.

May 20

Okin Geology Hike

20 May 2017

Explore the effects of contrasting geology on native vegetation with professional geologist Dean Enderlin on one of the Land Trust’s permanently protected lands, the new Okin property in Chiles Valley.

May 21

Owling in the Napa Valley-MEMBERS ONLY

21 May 2017

Ever been “owling” on TLNC properties? If not, join Robin Leong for an evening trip that offers information about owls, their habitat and calls.

May 21

**NEW DATE** Snell Valley Preserve Butterfly Hike-MEMBERS ONLY

21 May 2017

Few things go better together than wildflowers and butterflies.

May 24

Dunn-Wildlake and Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation, 6-7pm

24 May 2017

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking for individuals who have completed an orientation.

May 26

Foote Botanical Preserve Stewardship Workday

26 May 2017

Help restore habitat on the beautiful 770 acre Foote Botanical Preserve on Mount George!

May 27

Mead Ranch Vernal Pools Hike

27 May 2017

Hike through the historic and beautiful Mead Ranch in the hills northeast of Napa to see a rare treat: its vernal pools

June

Jun 04

Wildlake Workday

04 June 2017

Help remove invasive yellow starthistle as we restore native grassland above Bell Canyon.

Jun 04

Dunn-Wildlake and Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation, 11:30am-12:30pm

04 June 2017

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking for individuals who have completed an orientation.

Jun 11

Linda Falls Vegetation Work Party


11 June 2017

This month, we’ll concentrate on removing invasive Klamath weed and Himalayan blackberry that are threatening the Preserve.

Jun 17

Banks/Studor Plant Workday

17 June 2017

Come join the California Native Plant Society for a weed pulling outing on the Studor (formerly Sandy Banks) property located on Atlas Peak Road.

July

Jul 08

Wildlake Workday

08 July 2017

Help remove invasive yellow starthistle as we restore native grassland above Bell Canyon.

Jul 08

Dunn-Wildlake and Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation, 11:30am-12:30pm

08 July 2017

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking for individuals who have completed an orientation.

Jul 22

Stargazing at Wantrup

22 July 2017

Calling all astronomers! Bring your love of the night skies for this extraordinary experience from the dark, open expanse above the Wantrup Wildlife Sanctuary in Pope Valley, peering into deep space and other night wonders.

August

Aug 23

Dunn-Wildlake and Duff Ranch Preserve Orientation, 6-7pm

23 August 2017

Portions of Wildlake-Duff are accessible to hiking and biking for individuals who have completed an orientation.

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