Solano Land Trust

700 Main St, Suite 210, Suisun City, CA 94585
707-709-9022
www.solanolandtrust.org

Description

Solano Land Trust conserves open space in Solano County for recreation, wildlife habitat, agriculture, and ranching.  The work we do goes beyond conserving land; it’s also about ensuring people’s relationship to the land remains strong. We are committed to building a conservation and stewardship ethic in our community by supporting values based on common ground and engaging the future leaders and land stewards who will come after us to take care of this land.

Mission Statement

To help keep Ranching and Farming families on their land, conserve wildlife habitat and inspire a love of the land.

With community support, Solano Land Trust has permanently protected over 22,000 acres of natural areas and agricultural lands.

Working in close partnership with landowners, local, state and federal agencies, cattle and sheep grazers, nonprofits, our dedicated volunteers, and supporters we will continue to protect and preserve Solano County’s farmland, ranchland, and open space well into the future. We are proud to steward the ecological and cultural values for now and future generations. We have the honor and privilege of being Solano's land trust, and providing public access to some of the most beautiful natural parks in Solano County.

Programs

We will use the funds to continue to encourage the community to be active, be healthy, and be connected.

* The land trust offers free and low cost family-friendly events throughout the year on the various properties that have great views, ancient oaks, wildflowers and wildlife. 

*The Marshes Matter program focuses on 3rd-6th graders, allowing students to experience the marsh environment with an emphasis on how the marsh works and the importance of the marsh as a mediator in climate change and the health of the larger environment. 

* Hiking, equestrian, and mountain biking trails are available on our properties.  The land trust has amazing volunteer docents that lead various levels of hikes on these trails such as nature walks, bird of prey, yoga, and kid’s hikes. 

*The land trust is always open to new, fresh, excited volunteers for our volunteer programs such as citizen science, trail crew, or docent program.

 

Accomplishments

We have conserved over 22,000 acres in Solano County since 1986.  In September of 2019, the land trust broke ground at Rockville Trails Preserve beginning with new trail systems being built and a future focus to open the property to the public in 2021.   We also have growing relationships and connections with the school districts in the county raising awareness and encouraging everyone to get outdoors!  We have received funding to bus students to Rush Ranch for our Marshes Matter Field Trip Program, and we also had about 100 students from the Vacaville School District in attendance at the 2019 Kite Festival.

Funding Goals

We hope reach a goal of $5,000 to be matched by an anonymous donor.  This will allow us to continue to connect the kids to nature and land.

Communities Served

Solano County

Populations Served

Youth & Adolescents
Adults
Seniors
Families

Organization Information

Category: The Environment
IRS Determination Date: Jul 1, 1986
EIN: 94-3015363
Budget: More than $1,000,000
Board Size: 11 to 15 members
Staff Size: 12 to 15

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