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Big DoG Countdown: Placer Land Trust




Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving. Each day we will be featuring one of the many participating organizations. Follow our daily series highlighting these great local organizations.

Placer Land Trust

Mission Statement
Placer Land Trust works with willing landowners and conservation partners to protect Placer County's valued natural and agricultural lands for future generations.

Background Statement
The 1980's brought explosive growth and development to Placer County. The real estate market and business climate was soaring. A group of people close to the development process were concerned that development without guidance would lead to the eventual loss of what made the area special. That concern brought this group of like-minded people together in a living room of a Roseville home, where they would discuss the natural wonders that might be lost to unguided growth and development, and what they could do to protect them.

The Placer Land Trust and Nature Center formed from that discussion in 1991. Since that time, Placer Land Trust has evolved into the premiere non-profit organization protecting Placer County's wide open wonders, natural playgrounds, and the quality of life enjoyed by so many in the region.

Primary Organization Category
Environment / Natural Resources Conservation & Protection

Geographic Area Served
Placer County
Sacramento County
El Dorado County
Yolo County
Sutter County
San Joaquin
Amador County
Contra Costa County
Solano County

The land Placer Land Trust protects is open to the public for recreation or road-side viewing. The services these lands provide - habitat for wildlife, stabilization of river corridors, cleaning our air and waterways, and growing food to feed us - benefits all who live in the Sacramento region, and live, play or work in Placer County.

Complete Profile and Financial Information may be viewed online at Giving Edge


Join us on May 6th and take part in the 24 hour giving challenge to support the many nonprofits in our region.
http://www.givelocalnow.org/





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