Remembering Lana Weeks + Open Call for Art + Special Presentations

It was with heavy hearts that we learned of Lana Weeks’ passing in late November. Our Director of Community Programs, Todd Farrington, worked with her for most of her tenure at BSLT and had this reflection: “The decade that Lana Weeks worked at Big Sur Land Trust was a truly pivotal time. She was a catalyst for moving our traditional … Read More

Season of Gratitude

During this holiday season we are wishing you the sense of well-being that can only come from time in nature. We sincerely appreciate you, our donors, partners and volunteers, for taking action for the lands you love throughout Monterey County. Your generosity supports healthy lands, healthy people, and healthy communities in our region. And, because of you, over 40,000 acres … Read More

Youth Campers’ “Marks Ranch to Martin Dunes” Experience and more

Recently, day-campers from The Epicenter in Salinas participated in Big Sur Land Trust’s first “Marks Ranch to Martin Dunes” experience. Corinne Calhoun, BSLT’s Youth Outdoor Programs Manager explains, “We started out on a crisp, clear morning at the Marks Ranch Hacienda in Salinas and ended the day at Martin Dunes in Marina. At the ranch we discussed, ‘What makes us/where … Read More

Monterey County Gives! for the Lands You Love

We are so grateful to be part of the Monterey County Gives! Campaign and we are calling on you to stand up for the lands you love throughout Monterey County. From Marina to Greenfield, Salinas to Big Sur and beyond, you can help us protect more lands, restore more habitats, and share the joy of open space with more people. … Read More

Virtual Video Tour of Carr Lake + Lots More To Do

Sit back and relax for a few minutes while Rachel Saunders, Big Sur Land Trust’s Director of Conservation, takes you on a virtual video tour of our Carr Lake site in Salinas. You’ll hear about the history and features of the property as well as how we are working with the community on ideas for a park in the center … Read More

Virtual Video Tour of Carr Lake

Sit back and relax for a few minutes while Rachel Saunders, Big Sur Land Trust’s Director of Conservation, takes you on a virtual video tour of our Carr Lake site. You’ll hear about the history and features of the property as well as how we are working with the community on ideas for a park in the center of Salinas. … Read More