Ways to Give

As we enjoy all the beauty and wonder this holiday season, 2018 is quickly coming to a close. If you’re still considering a donation, here’s some helpful information. Questions? Contact Us! If you have any questions about your gift this year, please contact us by phone or email. We are happy to help if you need help to plan your … Read More

Taking the long view…

Considered by many to be the father of the modern day “land ethic” in the United States, Aldo Leopold wrote of the importance of “thinking like a mountain”. In response to witnessing “a fierce green fire” in the eyes of a dying wolf, he considered the long-term impacts of losing a species. The idea of “thinking like a mountain” also … Read More

Hundreds gather for Take It Outside Celebration

SALINAS, Calif. – The phrase “Take It Outside” isn’t always a good thing, but on Sunday it took on a new meaning. Several Salinas based Organizations held the third annual Take it Outside Celebration to encourage families to power down the screens and enjoy the outdoors. “We stay inside, we’re in school all day or an work all the time … Read More

Public comments on Carmel River FREE due on April 13th

Monterey County held public meetings about the Carmel River FREE Project on March 26th. If you missed these meetings, you can see the presentation here. The Monterey County Resource Management Agency and Big Sur Land Trust have partnered on the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement Project (Carmel River FREE) to improve flood control at the lower floodplain along … Read More

Why BSLT supports Prop 68

California Proposition 68, the Parks, Environment, and Water Bond, is on the ballot on June 5, 2018. A “yes” vote supports this measure to authorize $4 billion in general obligation bonds for state and local parks, environmental protection projects, water infrastructure projects, and flood protection projects. Access to parks is a public need. Every child deserves to lead a happy … Read More