Placer Land Trust

Placer Land Trust adds to preserve

Have you ever driven Grass Valley Highway from Auburn to Nevada City and noticed the rolling pastures and tall oaks just as you near Lone Star Road? If you’ve appreciated ...

Brass band and fired clay about to be coming your way

This Sunday Katy Fries is combining three of her loves – clay, children, and public art-- to benefit the community. During the City of Trees Brass Band concert 7 p.m. Sunday ...

Another step toward North Auburn-area public-private trail network

A long-planned trails network linking Placer Land Trust, private land holdings and a Placer County park into a single trail network remains on track. Key pieces of land and roadwa ...

Cancer victory receives Kings royal treatment

More than 15,000 people watched and cheered Placer Land Trust’s land manager Justin Wages take the court at a Sacramento Kings game to be honored by Kaiser Permanente for his ...

Ceremony celebrates mandarin orchard preservation

No lot splits. Always destined to stay in agriculture. A 47-acre ranch in the foothills between Auburn and Lincoln that has been producing mandarins since the 1970s was celebrated ...

Rural Placer County mandarin orchard preserved

Rural Placer County mandarin grower Rich Ferreira said he’s seen the land around him slowly gentrified over his lifetime. With deep roots in the soil that grows mandarins, l ...

New trails being blazed through North Auburn oak woodland

A new 3-mile section of trail is being blazed in North Auburn’s Taylor Ranch Preserve as part of a Placer Land Trust effort to ultimately link the Bear River to the north wit ...

Placer Land Trust truck, equipment stolen from Auburn parking lot

(Courtesy photo/Auburn Journal) The Placer Land Trust is asking the public to be on the lookout for its missing work truck and equipment. Executive Director Jeff Darlington sa ...

Placer Land Trust truck, equipment stolen from Auburn parking lot

(Courtesy photo/Auburn Journal) The Placer Land Trust is asking the public to be on the lookout for its missing work truck and equipment. Executive Director Jeff Darlington sa ...

Placer Land Trust truck, equipment stolen from Auburn parking lot

(Courtesy photo/Auburn Journal) The Placer Land Trust is asking the public to be on the lookout for its missing work truck and equipment. Executive Director Jeff Darlington sa ...

Placer Land Trust forging personal bonds with protected Auburn-area lands

Docents from Placer Land Trust are leading nature hikes, trails runs, mountain-bike rides, photography tours and other activities on some of the trust’s protected lands, in a ...

More than $3M raised during Big Day of Giving

Auburn’s Placer Land Trust found a flood of support during the Big Day of Giving.   With $54,896 raised, the Land Trust turned out to have the biggest donatio ...

Chamberlain lawyer legacy lives on in new Auburn trail, preserve

Shaded by olive trees that mark the rich history of the Aeolia Heights neighborhood in Auburn that it skirts, a 7.5-acre parcel of land on the edge of the American River canyon has ...

Susan Cooley-Gilliom remembered with memorial bench

Placer Land Trust honored one of its first funders, the late Susan Cooley-Gilliom of Auburn, at a private remembrance ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 12. Dozens of neighbors, family and ...

Placer Land Trust protects North Fork American River land

Auburn’s Placer Land Trust has teamed with the Emigrant Trails Greenway Trust to acquire 160 acres of land on the North Fork American River at Weimar’s Gillis Hill, gua ...