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23Sep 14
Acting Globally & Locally

Acting Globally & Locally

Last weekend our staff was busy changing the world – locally and globally. Our stewardship staff was out at Watsonville Slough on Saturday helping on Coastal Cleanup Day – and being helped by Pajaro Valley High school students.
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19Sep 14
Caltrans ♥ Hwy. 17 Wildlife Crossing

Caltrans ♥ Hwy. 17 Wildlife Crossing

As part of “Watch out for Wildlife” week, Caltrans cited our Highway 17 Wildlife Crossing as one of just four projects in the state as an example of what they’re doing to protect wildlife. We felt like the little brother…

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16Sep 14
How to Raise $1 Million

How to Raise $1 Million

The pie chart above shows you how we expect to raise $1 million by the end of the year. I know, it’s inside baseball, but it’s what we’re talking about two weeks into our 17-week campaign. We expect about 1,200…

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11Sep 14
Cats vs. Dogs

Cats vs. Dogs

One thing we heard at the San Vicente Access meeting this week is some disappointment about the limits on dog-walking – which is restricted to 1.5 miles of trails in the draft plan. We shouldn’t be surprised. Nine of our…

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08Sep 14
Harriet’s Going Away Party

Harriet’s Going Away Party

Hundreds of people turned out for Harriet Deck’s memorial last weekend at the Museum of Art and History. The atmosphere was one of celebration of the life she lived, which is how she would have wanted it—a going-away party. So…

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01Sep 14
Our Drone Guy

Our Drone Guy

The amazing picture of Laurel Curve was taken by photographer Steve Mandel using a drone. Yes, the Land Trust has a drone or use of Steve’s drone. He generously offered to donate his services and the first place we sent…

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25Aug 14
Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

There are stories we tell each other at the office. Something a landowner said when we were monitoring the easement on their land. Something a member said at an event. Something passed on by a Board member talking to a…

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