Carr Lake Community Volunteer Planting Day in Salinas

Our community volunteers are planting and caring for trees and perennial native plants. This thriving and ever-expanding garden is helping to sequester carbon in the soil which can help lessen the effects of climate change. Want to be part of the solution? Join us at our next community planting day on Saturday, February 8th by signing up below. Location details ... Read More

Free Art Show Opening | Convergence: Carr Lake Ecology and Community

CSUMB City Center 1 Main St, Salinas

Opening: February 19 6:00 – 7:30 PM Exhibit will be open February 19 - August CSUMB City Center, Salinas We are excited to collaborate with California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)'s Salinas City Center, Arts and Culture on this exhibition! The show is free and will run through early August. Free “First Friday” events will be held in March, April, ... Read More

Volunteer Open House

Big Sur Land Trust 509 Hartnell Street, Monterey

Thursday, February 27 5:30pm - 7:00pm BSLT Office - 509 Hartnell Street Monterey, CA 93940 We are lucky to work in a community of individuals who care deeply about the place they live. With Big Sur Land Trust, your energy, time, curiosity and passion are put to good use to care for the lands you love throughout Monterey County. Please join ... Read More

Free Art Show! Grand Opening | Convergence: Carr Lake Ecology and Community

CSUMB City Center 1 Main St, Salinas

Grand Opening: March 6 5:00 – 8:30 PM Exhibit will be open through August CSUMB City Center, Salinas We are excited to collaborate with California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)'s Salinas City Center, Arts and Culture on this exhibition! The show is free and will run through early August. Free “First Friday” events will be held in March, April, May, ... Read More

An Evening with Best-Selling Author, Richard Louv

Hidden Valley 104 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley

Friday, March 6 Doors will open at 7:00PM 7:30 - 9:00PM Hidden Valley 104 West Carmel Valley Road Carmel Valley, CA 93924 Join Big Sur Land Trust for an inspirational evening with Richard Louv, author of Our Wild Calling: How Connecting With Animals Can Transform Our Lives — and Save Theirs and Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from ... Read More

Cancelled – Guided Hike at Marks Ranch

Marks Ranch 117th Drive next to Toro Park, Salinas

Cancelled – Guided Hike at Marks Ranch March 14, 2020 8:45 AM – 2:00 PM After considering several of the current public health messages we are receiving, we have decided to postpone this guided hike at Marks Ranch.However, Big Sur Land Trust believes it is more important than ever to connect people to open spaces so that they may experience ... Read More

Big Sur Land Trust’s Virtual Book Club – The Overstory

Join Big Sur Land Trust’s virtual book club. For our first book, we’ve chosen The Overstory, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Richard Powers. Many staff members have been raving about it. We’re partnering with Pilgrim’s Way, an independent community bookstore in Carmel. Simply call them at 831-624-4955 and they will have the book drop-shipped to you. RSVP below to join our Zoom ... Read More

Big Sur Land Trust’s Virtual Book Club – The Honey Bus

Join Big Sur Land Trust's virtual book club! For our second book, we’ve chosen The Honey Bus, by Meredith May. Set in Monterey County, the story takes place during a pivotal time in May’s childhood when she suddenly found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in his ... Read More

Big Sur Land Trust’s Virtual Book Club – Braiding Sweetgrass

Join Big Sur Land Trust's virtual book club! For our next book, we’ve chosen Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a New York Times and Washington Post bestseller and named "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub. Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings―asters and goldenrod, strawberries ... Read More

Kiss the Ground | Big Sur Land Trust’s Virtual Movie Club

December 9 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm Our book club events have been so successful, we’re adding films into the mix! Now available on Netflix and on Vimeo for $1, the documentary Kiss the Ground unpacks the ways the earth’s soil may be the key to combating climate change. Big Sur Land Trust is starting our own healthy soils program as part ... Read More