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Placer Land Trust acquires 80 acres of oak woodlands near Auburn
Wednesday Sep 05 2012
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
Tuesday Jun 19 2012
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
Friday May 25 2012
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
Monday Mar 19 2012
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
Monday Mar 19 2012
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
Tuesday Nov 08 2011
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
Tuesday Jul 26 2011
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
Tuesday Dec 14 2010
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
Thursday Dec 09 2010
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?
Monday Jun 28 2010
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 ...
Bruin Ranch preservation drive leaps forward
Tuesday Apr 06 2010
At the heart of the last contiguous swath of blue oak woodlands in the region, Bruin Ranch is teeming with flora, fauna and hope these days. The 2,300-acre ranch is the object of ...
Placer Land Trust’s Bruin Ranch bid gets big boost from state fund
Wednesday Mar 10 2010
The Placer Land Trust’s one-time opportunity to buy and protect the 2,300-acre Bruin Ranch on the Bear River has received a $350,000 boost from the state. Land Trust CEO Jeff Da ...
Pioneer Placer County Oest family, Placer Land Trust, preserve 350 acres near Auburn
Tuesday Dec 15 2009
Placer County’s pioneering Oest family is teaming with Placer Land Trust to preserve 350 acres of ranchland near Lake Clementine. Daryl Oest’s great-grandfather arrived in Pla ...
Media Life: Things could get complicated for Auburn’s football-game streaker
Thursday Dec 03 2009
One fleet-footed spectator stole a page out of the 1970s playbook during last Friday’s Placer-Calaveras football game. For the first time in a long time, Auburn was streaked. W ...
Placer County wilderness preservation efforts impacted by economic hardships
Tuesday Jan 27 2009
Economic hardships for donors and a state fiscal crisis are creating uncertain times for groups trying to conserve and protect Sierra Nevada lands. A poll by the Truckee-based Sie ...
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