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 […]

Volunteer Day with the California Conservation Corps

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Volunteer Day with the California Conservation Corps

On October 18th The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo hosted the California Conservation Corp’s (CCC) third annual statewide volunteer day at the recently acquired Pismo Preserve in Pismo Beach.  Over 60 volunteers came together to work on cleaning up the entrance to the Preserve, removing old fence lines and installing the temporary Preserve entrance […]

Pismo Preserve is Ours!

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Pismo Preserve is Ours!

PISMO PRESERVE IS OFFICIALLY CONSERVED The Next Phase is Underway The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County has officially closed escrow and taken ownership of the Pismo Preserve as of 10:00 am this Tuesday, September 16, 2014. In addition to raising an unprecedented $12.3 million in just over six months to purchase the property […]

Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

SLO COUNTY LAND CONSERVANCY EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION Accreditation Awarded by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. “Not only does Accreditation give us the confidence that our conservation efforts will […]

Land Conservancy Seals the Deal on Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Land Conservancy Seals the Deal on Pismo Preserve

LAND CONSERVANCY SEALS THE DEAL ON PISMO PRESERVE $12 Million Raised in the Nick of Time It was down to the wire for the team at The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County as they huddled around the conference table awaiting news from their leadership staff, who attended the state Wildlife Conservation Board meeting, […]

Pismo Preserve Call-To-Action!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Pismo Preserve Call-To-Action!

TAKE ACTION AND SHOW YOUR COMMUNITY SPIRIT DONATE TODAY & DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT! Generous private donors have pledged to match community donations dollar-for-dollar. Double your donation today, and we will leverage it even further with major grant funding. Online: www.LCSLO.org Mail: PO Box 12206, SLO CA 93406 In-Person: 1137 Pacific St, Suite A, SLO PUBLIC […]

Miossi Trust Awards $100K to Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Miossi Trust Awards $100K to Pismo Preserve

The Pismo Preserve conservation effort was awarded $100,000 from the trust of the late Harold J. Miossi, a former San Luis Obispo rancher, public servant, and tireless advocate for both the environment and conservation. “We are thrilled with the Trust’s decision to support the Pismo Preserve,” said Kaila Dettman, Land Conservancy Executive Director. “This gift […]

Pismo Preserve Jazz & Blues Benefit Concert Raises $80K

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Land Conservancy rallied the support of thousands of people on Sunday during its jazz benefit concert at Dinosaur Caves Park that raised over $80,000 towards the proposed Pismo Preserve.  The event kicked-off with a $25,000 community challenge match from Pismo Beach local, Gary Grossman, President of Coastal Community Builders. Challenge match donor, Gary Grossman, […]