Located in the highest-elevation headwaters of three major rivers—the Middle Yuba, the Little Truckee, and the Feather-nearly 1,200 acres are now protected through the first-ever conservation easement acquired from Sierra Pacific Industries.
The historic Daggett Pass property, which contains a portion of the Pony Express trail, has been protected, The Trust for Public Land announced today. The 123-acre parcel has been added to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
The final phase of a four-year effort to protect timber land in the northern Sierra Nevada from development has been completed, two conservation organizations and California's largest timber company announced today.
The famed 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada will be bought and protected from development under an agreement announced today by The Trust for Public Land, the Truckee Donner Land Trust, and the Northern Sierra Partnership.