Mendocino Land Trust

Working with you to conserve the land
while there's still time...

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A small group of engaged community members who recognized the unique character of Mendocino started the Mendocino Land Trust as a kitchen-able organization back in the mid-1970s.  From the initial preservation of Heider Field, the Land Trust has now grown into a professional organization which will very soon become nationally accredited.  With your help, we have worked with hundreds of landowners and partners to protect more than 12,000 acres across Mendocino County, and to build 16 coastal trails for all to enjoy.

As we move ahead to increase our capacity and craft a current Strategic Plan, we look forward to building upon the passion of our founding members, volunteers, funders and partners.  All of you have devoted time, energy and enthusiasm to develop the Mendocino Land Trust as Mendocino’s premier community land conservation organization, and we will be in touch to seek your input as we move forward.  Thank you!



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