Placer Land Trust

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 ...

New American River canyon trail to open in Auburn

There’s a new trail in town. It’s a 1.25-mile walking path in Bowman that meanders on the edge of the American River canyon, providing jaw-dropping glimpses of still-s ...

Auburn seeks $400,000 in unpaid School Park Preserve costs

City Manager Bob Richardson called the School Park Preserve project a positive story, but Auburn is still looking to close the book on the negative balance of nearly $400,000 remai ...

Placer County supes OK key Hidden Falls trail connection

Key pieces of the puzzle in a long-range vision for a non-motorized trail system located on wildland and ranch property in the foothills northwest of Auburn are now in place. The ...

Reader input: Trust projects saving heritage

On behalf of myself and family, we would like to thank you for the well written and worded article about recent projects with Placer Land Trust (Journal, Dec. 27). It is most impor ...

Placer Land Trust teams with pioneer Oest ranching family to protect 160 acres of land

  AUBURN CA - Daryl Oest’s great-grandfather found a future in the 1850s raising cattle on the outskirts of Auburn and his descendents are taking steps with the aid of ...

School Park Preserve community garden under way

The final piece of the School Park Preserve project has turned into a community event that draws people from all walks of life in Auburn to help out. Susan Cooley-Gilliom, founder ...

Artists invited to plein air events

This spring, Placer Land Trust invites artists to become inspired by and create work on the landscapes the trust has protected in Placer County. Special plein air opportunities wil ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Placer Land Trust presents conservator award to Christine Turner

Retired Placer County Agricultural Commissioner Christine Turner was honored by Placer Land Trust with the prestigious Placer Conservator Award Nov. 12 in Newcastle. Placer Land T ...

California State Fair honors rancher for his dedication and persistence

Daryl Oest has a particularly good reason to head down to the California State Fair on Friday. Cattle rancher Oest will be inducted Friday morning into the California Agricultural ...

Creative Vision and Philanthropy

On Tuesday, eight nonprofits will show their impact in the community through film. Through a project funded by the Placer Community Foundation, these organizations produced short ...