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Placer Land Trust acquires 80 acres of oak woodlands near Auburn

AUBURN CA - Placer Land Trust has acquired 80 acres of oak woodlands in the Big Hill area northwest of Auburn, coming a step closer to linking Placer County’s 1,181-acre Hidden F ...

Placer County aids 80-acre land-trust purchase near Auburn

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors approved $125,000 in county funding Tuesday for the Auburn-based Placer Land Trust to buy and preserve an oak-studded, 80-acre parcel north of ...

Sierra Conservancy funds on course for Auburn-area forest health

AUBURN CA - Healthy forest efforts in the Auburn area are in line for nearly half a million dollars in grant funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy. The two projects that will ...

Auburn’s Skip Outman balanced work as Realtor with open-space advocacy

AUBURN CA - Realtor and open-space advocate Skip Outman was remembered Monday as a much-loved Auburn resident who worked behind the scenes to help preserve thousands of acres of la ...

Placer Land Trust opens off-limits Auburn landscapes for rare glimpse

AUBURN CA - For Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield, Placer Land Trust’s Treasured Landscapes hike series totally gets one of the major reasons residents and visitors enjoy the Auburn ...

Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River

Placer County supervisors have added their clout to opposition against a possible Garden Bar dam in the Bear River canyon north of Auburn. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to s ...

Backers up Garden Bar dam ante, raising new concerns

A new study showing a potentially even larger dam than originally envisioned on the Bear River near Auburn is creating a new round of concerns from land preservation groups. Both ...

$5 million Bruin Ranch open-space funding wins Placer supes support

Applause greeted a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision Tuesday to back preservation of 1,773 acres of wildland north of Auburn with $5 million in funding. About 20 support ...

Placer poised to play major funding role in Bruin Ranch preservation

Placer County is poised to provide $5 million to pay for an open-space easement on 1,773 acres of wildland targeted for preservation in the Auburn Valley-Big Hill area north of Aub ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...