Trails, habitat, kids, and farms: Together we can do it all!

It is hard to believe another year has come to a close. But we can't jump into the New Year without reflecting on a very busy and successful 2014, thanks to your support and the confidence you have shown in Solano Land Trust.

We have made gains in trails and habitat in and near Lynch Canyon! Lynch Canyon is now open Fridays through Mondays year round, and the California red-legged frog and callippe silverspot butterfly are a signature away from having 283 acres of protected habitat on a conservation easement adjacent to the preserve.

If you get excited about education, you will be happy to know we are finding more ways to provide unique opportunities and natural outdoor classrooms for young people. We also support farm conservation in Solano County by helping family farms remain strong, and are discussing more ways to help farmers and ranchers preserve their land and agricultural heritage.

We are able to do these things because your contributions have helped to make Solano Land Trust a more capable and reliable community conservation leader. If you haven't already sent your year-end gift, please take a moment to do so. We are sincerely grateful for all of the support we receive and we wish you all a safe, happy, and healthy new year!

 

 
 







Did you know that if you shop on Amazon Smile .05% percent of your purchases will be donated to your charity of choice? It's just like shopping on Amazon, because it's the same company! Here is how it works: Click on the Amazon Smile logo above, or go to Amazon Smile and log in like you normally would on Amazon. Then, type in Solano Land Trust as the charity you wish to support. It's that easy; happy shopping!

A message from our Vistas and eVistas editor – and friend, Aleta George:

For ten years I have been writing a biography about Ina Coolbrith, California’s first poet laureate. 2015 marks the centennial of her being crowned the state’s poet laureate and the nation’s first state laureate. To celebrate her centennial, I decided to print a case-bound special centennial edition that is available by online, pre-sale only. I will print only the number of books sold through this offer that ends February 7, 2015. The book will be available later, but this is a special, high-quality printing that may someday be a collector’s item! Here’s the link to read more about her epic story and my campaign for the book: Meet Ina Coolbrith

 

Upcoming Outdoor Adventures


    Saturday, January 24:
  • Bees, Bees, Bees! Why are Bees so Vital? How Can We attract Them and Help Them Prosper? lecture at Rush Ranch
  • Tuesday, January 27 to Friday, January 30:
  • Citizen Science volunteer opportunity at Lynch Canyon
  • Saturday, January 31:
  • Bay Area Ridge Trail Hike at Lynch Canyon
  • Tuesday, February 3:
  • First day of Jepson Prairie Docent Training
  • Click here for details & many more events

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Current Job Openings:

Solano Land Trust is hiring! Please click the links below to learn more about our open positions.

Conservation Project Manager or Analyst

Stewardship Coordinator

 
 

Rush Ranch

The Rush Ranch Marsh and South Pasture Trails
will be closed some Fridays through Sundays
now through February 15, 2015

Due to seasonal use restrictions, the above areas will be closed to the public. Please enjoy the Suisun Hill Trail and all other facilities at Rush Ranch during this time.

The following Fridays through Sundays are when the Marsh and South Pasture Trails are closed:

  • January 23 - 25, 2015
  • February 6 - 8, 2015
  • February 13 - 15, 2015
 

Lynch Canyon Open on Fridays

Lynch Canyon is now open Fridays through Mondays from 9am - 5pm year-round!

 
 

2015 Dates to Save

7th Annual Lynch Canyon Kite Festival:
Saturday, April 11, 2015

 

25th Annual Rush Ranch Open House:
Saturday, April 25, 2015

 

8th Annual Lynch Canyon Trail Run & Community Hike: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon:
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Presenting Sponsor:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

5th Annual Aim for Ag & Open Space Sporting Clay Shoot & Luncheon :
Saturday, August 8, 2015