Lands Census

Sierra Cascade Land Trust Census

Nearly Million Acres Conserved (861,000)

78% Are Private Land Conservation Easements

77% Are Working Landscapes: Primarily cattle ranches, farms and forests

Vegetation Type Is Evenly Split between Forest and Oak Woodland

Land Trusts Hold $41 million in Stewardship and Defense Endowments

Approximately 1 Million People recreate on SCLTC member-conserved lands each year

Each year SCLTC conducts a census of all private land that has been permanently
protected (conservation easement or held in fee) in this region

The most recent report is the 2024 Strategic Conservation Update

Major Collaborative Initiatives

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Stewardship Council/PG&E Land Conveyance
Sierra Nevada Foothills Mapping Project
Sierra CAMP
Sierra Nevada GEOTOURISM
Northern Sierra Partnership
Northern Foothills Partnership
Southern Sierra Partnership

Robinson Ranch courtesy of Bear Yuba Land Trust

Sceirine Point Ranch

Big Gun, Placer Land Trust