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 […]

Endangered Nipomo Lupine On the Rise

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Endangered Nipomo Lupine On the Rise

2013 Monitoring Update Long ago, a botanist stepped off a train, hiked around the Black Lake Canyon area, and stumbled upon an undiscovered plant now known as Nipomo lupine (Lupinus nipomensis). The first Nipomo lupine that was collected and scientifically described as a species originated from Black Lake. Where once Nipomo lupine thrived at a […]

From Our Farmlands to Your Fork

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“Working with The Land Conservancy is a dream come true. To be able to farm and lease land so close to home makes it much easier for me.”   –Jacob Smith, Avila Valley Barn, Farm Operator One of our region’s most notable farm stands has grown in recent years to become the iconic Avila Valley […]

LCSLO Applies for National Accreditation: Open For Public Comment

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
LCSLO Applies for National Accreditation: Open For Public Comment

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County (LCSLO) is pleased to announce that we will be submitting our application for accreditation this September. The public comment period is open now through October […]

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration at Kathleen Canyon’s Overlook, SAT Nov 2nd

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Dia De Los Muertos Celebration at Kathleen Canyon’s Overlook, SAT Nov 2nd

The community is invited to a Dia De Los Muertos Celebration in honor of the late conservationist Kathleen Goddard Jones and her vision to protect our local dunes. This event is on Saturday, November 2nd starting at 11:30 am-1:00 pm.This bilingual event is family-friendly and free. Guest will enjoy live music, kids craft projects, and […]

Job Announcement – THIS JOB POSTING IS CLOSED

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Job Announcement – THIS JOB POSTING IS CLOSED

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County is pleased to announce the opening of their SEASONAL (6-Month, Temporary), full-time, Restoration Specialist positions. Restoration Specialists are part of the Restoration Team which is responsible for on the ground implementation of our restoration projects. This includes: exotic species removal, habitat restoration, riparian rehabilitation, and dunes restoration. […]

Did You Know?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Donating to The Land Conservancy is more than just protecting land… INCREASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Availability of open space and recreation areas encourages active lifestyles. If every person spent 20 minutes walking or hiking each day, we could eliminate the nation’s obesity epidemic. Our local lands provide outlets for a healthier community and a healthier YOU! […]