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, […]

Pismo Preserve Update

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  In mid-June, local government has really shown their support with the City of Pismo Beach allocating $900,000 the City of Arroyo Grande allocating $40,000, and the City of Grover Beach setting aside $5,000 for the Pismo Preserve project bringing our grand fundraising total to $6,669,000. The California State Coastal Conservancy awarded $4 million towards the […]

Take Action on Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Take Action on Pismo Preserve

TAKE ACTION 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 Mail: PO Box 12206, SLO CA 93406 In-Person: 1137 Pacific St, Suite A, SLO SHOW UP TO HELP SECURE $MILLIONS FOR […]

The Spirit of Giving Spurs Locals to Match $55K for Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Spirit of Giving Spurs Locals to Match $55K for Pismo Preserve

The $10,000 or “a little something” as local philanthropist, Richard Alberts called it, spurred local businesses and individuals to continue pledging matched funds to The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County’s Pismo Preserve project to the tune of $55,000. In late February, Alberts challenged the community to stand behind the efforts of acquiring this […]

Local Philanthropist to Match $10K in Donations to Pismo Preserve

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Local Philanthropist to Match $10K in Donations to Pismo Preserve

Local Philanthropist to Match $10K in Donations to Pismo Preserve Effort  “Here’s a little something to help with funding our effort for this preserve in Pismo.” -Richard Alberts. Richard Alberts of San Luis Obispo has agreed to match all community donations towards The Land Conservancy’s effort to create the Pismo Preserve up to $10,000.  But […]

Pismo Preserve Opportunity Announced as Kickoff to 15,000-acre Conservation Vision

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Pismo Preserve Opportunity Announced as Kickoff to 15,000-acre Conservation Vision

Heart & Soil Campaign In celebration of its 30th anniversary, The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County has unveiled a 5-year vision that includes ambitious land protection goals aimed at doubling the pace of local land conservation by 2018.  Over the next five years The Land Conservancy aims to permanently protect an additional 15,000 […]

Pismo Preserve Trail Building Project Under Way

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Pismo Preserve Trail Building Project Under Way

PISMO PRESERVE TRAIL BUILDING PROJECT UNDER WAY We are excited to embark on the construction of 11 miles of sustainable, multi-use trails on the Pismo Preserve. The Land Conservancy is enlisting volunteers who are interested in participating in this one-of-a-kind project. Construction is slated to begin January 5th, and weather permitting, will continue for several months.  […]

The Future of Local Land Conservation

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Future of Local Land Conservation

2013-2018 Strategic Plan In the first 30 years of its life, The Land Conservancy grew from a small grassroots volunteer organization to one of the preeminent local land trusts in California. In that time, we have protected special places throughout San Luis Obispo County that contribute to our region’s natural beauty and irresistible allure. The […]

A Legacy of Leadership

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Legacy of Leadership

Valerie Endres The Land Conservancy has undergone many changes throughout its almost-30 year history, but there has been one constant throughout the decades. That one constant has been Board of Trustee, Valerie Endres. Valerie has served on the organization’s Board of Trustees for the past 25 years and recently stepped down. Valerie has had the […]

Here Today, Changed Tomorrow

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Here Today, Changed Tomorrow

Wetlands Restored Wetlands are celebrated world-wide for the many services they provide. They help to regulate climate, control pollution and flooding, and provide valuable habitat for fish and wildlife. They are an essential component in the early life cycle of a large number of species and many of the state’s rare and endangered wildlife that […]