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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/





Placer County News Headlines

San Juan Water District Responds to CVP Federal Water AllocationsDrought Watch: We all know that California is facing an extraordinary drought. This morning's announcement of federal water allocations through the Central Valley Project is indicative

California Legislation to Refund Illegal TaxesBoard of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner announced today he is sponsoring legislation to extend common sense protections to taxpayers. Assembly Bill 867

Placer County Transit to Take Over Lincoln Bus ServicePlacer County Transit is scheduled to take over operations of the City of Lincoln's fixed-route bus service beginning July 1.

Roseville Crime Report Digest Update (2.26.15)The Roseville weekly crime report digest update for February 26, 2015.

Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off March 20th2015 Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off will be held on Friday, March 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Maidu Community Center in Roseville

50 Days of the Dead: BerthaGrateful Dead play an acclaimed show across from the Big Apple in Jersey City, NJ. This version of Bertha captured on August 6, 1974

Ecological Benefits of Large, Intense Wildland FiresAs the California drought continues, with the severity deemed extreme or exceptional, we are all bracing for an early and intense fire season

Gas Prices: Get Ready for IncreaseThe transition from 'winter blend' to 'summer blend' gasoline always brings increases in retail gasoline prices, but nothing you've seen over the past year is likely to match

Free Catalytic Converter Etching in RocklinA free catalytic converter etching event on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Sierra College Auto Club

$1.6 Million Energy Efficiency Retrofit Contract SigningFolsom Lake Ford expects to save big on a $1.6 million energy efficiency retrofit and solar project made available through the City of Folsom's green energy financing program

Roseville Police Capture Murder Suspect Following Oakmont LockdownThe lockdown at Oakmont High School has now been lifted.

Patrons Club Invites Public on March 2The Patrons Club, a volunteer arm of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization


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