When a Tree Falls and Nature Calls an Oak Ambassador

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
When a Tree Falls and Nature Calls an Oak Ambassador

Walking down the street, with her head buried in her phone, is a young girl; one of throngs of young adults growing up as the world goes by. Birds, trees, rabbits, coyotes… they fly by, flutter in the wind, sound their calls in the evening… and the phone dominates her world, and that of so […]

Cow Parade Raises 40k+ for LCSLO

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Octagon Barn | No Comments
Cow Parade Raises 40k+ for LCSLO

CowParade Sales Raised 40k+ for Land Conservancy July 15, 2017 SAN LUIS OBISPO – 32 cows benefiting The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County, were auctioned for charity  on May 6 during a fun, day-long event at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch. The Land Conservancy was named a title beneficiary of this event along with Arts Obispo […]

2016 Annual Report

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
2016 Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report is now available and can be viewed online by clicking the cover below.

Eagle Ranch easement donation preserves 3,255 acres in Atascadero

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Eagle Ranch easement donation preserves 3,255 acres in Atascadero

  Eagle Ranch LLC and The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County have entered into an agricultural easement agreement that permanently protects 3,255 acres south of Atascadero and is the largest conservation easement gift in the history of the Land Conservancy. The easement covers 36 separate parcels containing 3,255 acres of pristine grazing land […]

Octagon Barn Iconic Landmark of a Land Trust

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Octagon Barn | No Comments
Octagon Barn Iconic Landmark of a Land Trust

For nearly two decades The Land Conservancy has labored to keep the Octagon Barn alive as an essential part of our community fabric. For a time, there were plenty of raised eyebrows when the Octagon Barn was mentioned at board meetings or membership events. Why was a county land trust that specialized in restoration and […]

We Have a Map!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
We Have a Map!

For years we have struggled with an adequate interpretation of the 15,200 acres we have worked hard to protect over the past 30 years. With such a diverse county and widespread county, it was a challenge to include locations of all the conservation easements and fee-owned properties captured in one succinct image without all the […]

Heart & Soil Campaign

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Heart & Soil Campaign

The “heart” of San Luis Obispo County lays in its wild and open lands. Yet these lands face larger threats more than ever before. To maintain our way of life and safeguard these special place, we must work together to conserve the “soil” beneath our feet. The Land Conservancy’s Heart & Soil Campaign will help balance […]

Pismo Preserve Update

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Pismo Preserve Update

When The Land Conservancy announced in January 2014 that we would be pursuing the most ambitious project in our history, raising $12M in just eight months to purchase the Pismo Preserve, we knew that it would take a herculean effort. We have you and our agency funders to thank for your confidence in our ability […]

Conservation Growing in Los Osos Valley

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Conservation Growing in Los Osos Valley

Everyone remembers 2014 as the year The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County protected the Pismo Preserve.  But in all the hustle and bustle surrounding this large and very public project, a local organic farm nestled in the Los Osos Valley was conserved as well.  For The Land Conservancy, whether 10,000 acres or 200…each […]

150+ Outdoor Recreationists Learn Trail Building Skills at the Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
150+ Outdoor Recreationists Learn Trail Building Skills at the Pismo Preserve

The Land Conservancy and the Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers (CCCMB) hosted the Subaru/International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Trail Care Crew with a day filled with classroom instruction learning how to build sustainable multi-use trails then following up with hands-on demonstrations at the Pismo Preserve to implement their new skills. The IMBA crew was amazed […]