Help Us Name Your New Park!

Big Sur Land Trust’s 73 Acres at Carr Lake Join Big Sur Land Trust at our community meeting on Thursday, July 13 to learn about the naming process and submit YOUR ideas for the name of the new park in the heart of Salinas! WHEN: Thursday, July 13 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm WHERE: Carr Lake Project Site, 618 Sherwood Drive in Salinas This … Read More

Important News: CAL FIRE supported prescribed fire training June 4-9 at Monterey Bay locations

Big Sur Land Trust’s stewardship team is participating in the CAL FIRE-supported Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (Cal-TREX) in June, which includes other land managers, tribal partners, agencies, and researchers. The training will be hosted by the Central Coast Prescribed Burn Association (CCPBA), which empowers the public to build a culture of good fire, and helps private landowners conduct prescribed burns in Monterey, … Read More

Join us TONIGHT at Alvarado Street Brewery + Volunteer at Race for Open Space + Onsite Registration for ROS

TONIGHT! Pre-Release Party at Alvarado Street Brewery Wednesday, May 24 5:00PM – 7:00PMAlvarado Street Brewery’s Beer Garden Do you love Big Sur Land Trust and Alvarado Street Brewery? Join us TONIGHT from 5:00PM – 7:00PM in the Beer Garden at Alvarado Street Brewery’s downtown Monterey location! We’ll be hanging out, talking about all things Big Sur Land Trust, and celebrating the pre-release of … Read More

Get tickets to John Wineglass’s Newest Concerto “Sacred Land” + Onsite Registration Available for ROS + Alvarado Brewery Event for Hoppy Hiker Beer

John Wineglass’s Sacred Land: Concerto for Violin and OrchestraSaturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21Sunset Cultural Center Commissioned by Monterey Symphony, with support from Big Sur Land Trust, Composer in ResidenceJohn Wineglass wrote his Sacred Land concerto after spending time at Glen Deven Ranch and other parts of Big Sur. Check out this brief story on the inspiration behind this powerful concerto and why John is dedicating … Read More

Our Gratitude Report – For all You Make Possible!

Gratitude | A Reflection as We Celebrate Our 45th Anniversary Here’s to you, our incredible supporters, for all you’ve made possible! There is so much to be grateful for. This special gratitude report features a lively video that celebrates 10 years of our Youth Outdoor Programs. We’re also celebrating our 45th anniversary while leading with an even bolder vision than our founders had … Read More

Volunteer to Celebrate Earth Month + Stewardship Job Opportunities + Race for Open Space

Photo: One of our many treasured volunteers, Tony Vastola (far right), participating alongside BSLT staff in our recent Race for Open Space guided hike at Marks Ranch led by volunteer naturalist, Cyrus Vastola (not pictured). April is National Earth Month and National Volunteer Month, and we’re still celebrating both! Our volunteers are truly a force for nature, and we appreciate … Read More

Many Race for Open Space Guided Hikes in April + Volunteer Opportunities

This Month: Race for Open Space Guided Hike Opportunities   Join a guided hike in April to support our race to save open space! There’s something for everyone and you’ll be contributing to the care of the lands you love throughout Monterey County. If you’d rather join a trail run during our Adventure Course event you can sign up here. Guided Hike: Marks … Read More

Public Comment Period for BSLT’s Accreditation Renewal Is Now Open

Public Comment Period for BSLT’s Accreditation Renewal is Now Open through May 27, 2023 The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Big Sur Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation renewal. A public comment period is now open. The accreditation … Read More