Lands Census

2017 Sierra Cascade Land Trust Census

Total Land Protected: .721 million acres

Land Trust Owned Land: 71,853 acres
Private Property with Conservation Easements: 589,301 acres
Transfer Lands to Public Ownership: 60,015 acres

Vegetation Type

Forest Land: 161,496 acres

Land Use

Working Ag/Ranch Land: 479,976 acres
Land Trust Public Preserves: 14,571 acres

Pooled Stewardship and Defense Endowments: $36,530,939

Acres Monitored in 2017: .675 million acres

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

National and Statewide Census

56 million acres permanently protected by 1,700 land trusts across the country
5 million acres are permanently protected in California by 136 land trusts


Robinson Ranch courtesy of Bear Yuba Land Trust

Sceirine Point Ranch

Big Gun, Placer Land Trust