New Carr Lake Videos + Free Fire Recovery/Funding Webinar + Race For Open Space

Carr Lake Park Project

Take a look at these new videos about our Carr Lake park project!

Big Sur Land Trust has been working with residents and community groups including CCA and RON to co-create a multi-benefit park and open space that reflects the heart and soul of Salinas. Throughout 2020, our work with partners and community members continued behind the scenes and at the native plant demonstration garden (while observing all health guidelines).

Our latest videos give an overview of the concepts for the park and restored habitats, show how our native plant garden at the site is thriving, and how our community engagement efforts have informed the project. We have submitted our Development Review Application to the City of Salinas and are anticipating the required CEQA document will be released and available for public review this spring.

FREE Fire Recovery/Funding Source Webinar
March 19 
6:00 – 7:30PM

Were you or someone you know affected by the local fires in 2020? Here’s an opportunity to hear from experts on post-fire restoration, representatives from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and BSLT’s director of stewardship, Patrick Riparetti! You’ll learn about best practices and funding resources for rangeland fire preparedness/restoration – and Patrick will explain our Healthy Soils restoration project at Marks Ranch.

Learn more and register for free here or email Jazmine Mejia-Munoz.

Run/Hike for the Lands You Love in Monterey County
April 4 – 25

Do you love beautiful, conserved landscapes in Monterey County? This super fun Race for Open Space video will motivate you to support these lands by running or hiking on your favorite trails no matter where you live! You can also sign up to run/hike on one of our iconic properties. 

Learn more and register today.


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