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A Celebration of Birds was a big hit with families

Morning bird walk in Sisson Meadow.

Morning bird walk in Sisson Meadow.

A Celebration of Birds in Sisson Meadow on Oct 7th was a big hit with kids, families and community members who joined in on the Sisson Meadow bird walk, children’s nature activity and birdhouse building contest and auction. In its second year, this partnership between Raven Tree Wild Bird and Nature Shop and Siskiyou Land Trust drew people outside to enjoy nature.

Nearly two dozen people, from young children to retirees, attended Saturday’s bird walk, which turned out to be a beautiful day for bird watching. Kendra Bainbridge, owner of Raven Tree, and Christine Jordan, wildlife biologist and Siskiyou Land Trust (SLT) board member, led the […]

Siskiyou Land Trust 8th Annual Slide Show Series Begins November 9th

 

Steamboat Rock in Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado. Photo by Mike Hupp, Dawn Patrol Images

Steamboat Rock in Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado. Photo by Mike Hupp, Dawn Patrol Images

The Siskiyou Land Trust will host its eighth annual slideshow series bringing images and stories to the local community of places and adventures from around the globe. This year SLT is offering a mix of far-flung journeys, communities and conservation work, as well as local and regional projects, trails and ways to connect with the natural world in our own backyard.

Presentations will be held at the Mount Shasta Sisson Museum on the second Thursday monthly from November through April. Door opens at 6:30 […]

June 24th: Spend the day with Chef Carlo – get your tickets

The Whole Cow “Day with the Chef: Carlo Lamagna”

Cole Herning - DSC_1617A small group of folks will get to spend Saturday with Chef Carlo Lamagna to get a close up view and hands-on experience of putting The Whole Cow meal together. Buy your tickets now for “Day With the Chef”. Limit of 12 spots will be available for this extra special opportunity to get to know the people behind this event.

Chef Carlo Lamagna will spent at least two days roasting the organic, grass-fed, grass-finished steer provided by Scott River Ranch over an open fire before the actual day of the event. You can join […]

SLT Annual Meeting May 18th at 6pm

2017_ann_mtg_inviteSiskiyou Land Trust (SLT) invites the community to connect and engage with our work in Siskiyou County to preserve open spaces, create and support community projects, and build connections to nature by attending SLT’s annual meeting on May 18th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Sisson Museum. You’ll hear about achievements and project updates, then participate in an informal speed dating session where you’ll connect with our lead stewards to learn about our projects and ways you can put your skills and interests to work on these projects.

The Land Trust engages in community through its land conservation projects with private landowners, projects and partnerships to create and steward public landscapes, and educational outreach events. Projects are often community […]

People are the Heart of Siskiyou Land Trust

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Volunteers having fun together at the 2016 Picnic in the Park community celebration.

Siskiyou Land Trust is blessed by the amazing community support that gets so much done in our community and on our county’s lands. As we looked back at 2016, we were astonished and so honored when we stopped to add up our volunteer efforts: 3,537 hours of volunteer time in 2016!

Those hours were spent clearing trails, maintaining open space, performing monitoring on conserved lands, installing benches, putting on fundraisers and community events, leading field trips, grant writing, providing office support, putting on the slideshow series, and supporting fundraising efforts.

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2016 Achievements – so far!

Community Accomplishes So Much! 2016 isn’t over yet – and already we’re excited to share and celebrate our achievements. Siskiyou Land Trust is made up of members and volunteers who do great work – giving of their time, energy, creativity and resources – to make things happen on the land and in community. SLT is blessed with amazing people who embrace the roles of lead stewards, special event volunteers, board members, committee members, field trip leaders, community partners and event organizers. This organization is also supported by an ever-growing foundation of members and donors who support our work. As we transition into shorter days and longer nights, we’re taking some time to reflect on all that has been achieved this year through community and partnership.

Things […]