Author Meredith May Will Join Our Book Club Event!

July Book Club: The Honey Bus

July 23, 2020
4:00 – 6:00 PM (PT)
Virtual Meeting

We are honored that Meredith May, author of The Honey Bus, will be joining us for our upcoming virtual book club event on July 23 from 4:00 – 6:00pm (PT)! 

Her memoir reveals life lessons she learned in her grandfather’s Big Sur bee yard. She’s won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism, the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, and first place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press.

Don’t forget to order your book from Pilgrim’s Way Community Book Store. Learn how you can call in or join via Zoom by RSVPing here.


We want to hear from you!

Big Sur Land Trust Donor Survey

Because you are a vital part of Big Sur Land Trust’s community, we want to get to know you more, serve you better, and strengthen our relationship with you.

Will you help us by completing our five-minute surveyPlease respond by July 10.


Update: Mitteldorf Salvage Project

As planned, we’ve salvaged a few fallen coast redwood and tanoak logs at Mitteldorf Preserve. Slabs are seasoning now and will be auctioned off in late 2020 to provide funding for continued fire recovery, forest management, youth programs, and infrastructure needs. 

Want to receive updates on the project and learn more about how to participate in the auction? Sign up here!


Reminder: Songbird Preserve is Closed

As a reminder, Songbird Preserve has been closed for several weeks due to overuse and social distancing concerns.

Unfortunately, due to continued disregard for the closure, citations for trespassing may now be issued. Please be responsible and stay safe!


Fun Facts About Ice Plant

Camper’s Corner

Watch Corrine Calhoun, Big Sur Land Trust’s Youth Outdoor Programs Manager, go on a quest at Martin Dunes to learn more about what Big Sur Land Trust is doing about this invasive plant.

Check out the video now!


A Gift for Planning Ahead

The coronavirus has reminded us that we can’t take the quality of our lives or our access to open spaces for granted. To thank you for conserving and caring for the lands you love throughout Monterey County, we want to share a free resource that can help you protect what you care about.

Because we’ve seen increased interest in estate planning, we are offering FreeWill to make an often-complex task easier and provide you with more peace of mind. Using this valuable tool, you can easily write a will and protect your loved ones as well as the causes that matter most to you.

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