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May 22, 2015
Congratulations! We've earned the seal of excellence
FRLT achieves national accreditation

LTAC Seal of Accreditation In February 2015, your land trust achieved national accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission


We join the ranks of just 301 land trusts across the country (out of 1,100+) that now bear the seal of accreditation.


The seal identifies land trusts that meet national standards for excellence, uphold the public trust, and ensure that conservation efforts are permanent.


Accreditation is a rigorous evaluation of our practices to ensure that our conservation work can last legally and financially and benefit the public...forever.


In a very real sense, we ALL carry the seal of excellence together. We absolutely could not do it with you. Thank you!


Read more about why accreditation matters and why YOU make it possible.

Living With Nature: Meet FRLT Staffer Linda Blum
"Living with nature makes me feel that our troubles aren't insurmountable." 

FRLT staffer Linda Blum
Linda in her favorite surroundings: Nature
If you've been around Plumas County for long, and you do anything related to art, birds, forests, or land, it's likely you've come across Linda Blum. Linda joined FRLT's staff as a Program Specialist in September 2014. 

Linda often hosts friends and family who come to experience the beauty of life in the mountains, and then bemoan that they must "go back to the real world."


Linda takes a different view. "Living with Sandhill Cranes as our neighbors, you are also in the real world," she says.


Her excitement at seeing the resurgence of these charismatic birds in the region due to the conservation of wet meadow habitat is palpable. 


From helping to bring back the California Condor to protecting bird habitat in the Sierra, Linda brings a fascinating history to her new work at FRLT. Ultimately, saving bird habitat is what brought Linda to the Feather River region in the first place. 


Read Linda's story here.

Join us Sunday: Fly fishing workshop on Heart K Ranch
Sunday, May 24, 8:30-11:30am


Fly fisherman
Paul Hardy on Indian Creek
Join FRLT member Bob Marshak for a fun and fast-paced introduction to fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout on the two miles of Indian Creek that flow through the Heart K Ranch, owned and managed by the Feather River Land Trust.


In this workshop you will learn tips on where, when, and how to fly fish the Heart K property and other parts of Indian Creek.  


You will learn about the hatches on Indian Creek and the best times to fish.  You will also receive some basic instruction on fly fishing techniques.


Bob will stick around after the seminar to fish with or give more coaching to anyone who wishes to stay longer.


Details here

Spring Art on the Land - Sierra Valley
Friday, May 29, 9am - 4pm
sierra valley painting by sally yost
Sierra Valley, by Sally Yost
Calling all artists and art enthusiasts to an en plein air art event hosted by the Feather River Land Trust and Main Street Artists Gallery.

Be inspired by the beauty of Sierra Valley. All forms of art are welcome: painting, drawing, journaling, poetry, photography, etc.  Observers and nature lovers are welcome as well.

Register at the Feather River Land Trust's 
Maddalena Ranch anytime between 9:00am and 4:00pm for directions to vistas, vantages and other locations.  Bring your own supplies and chairs. Dress in layers and be prepared for wind in the afternoon.

This event is free but we welcome donations for FRLT's conservation work in Sierra Valley.  


Event details here.

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Get out on the Land
We have lots of upcoming land-based events so stay tuned! Next up are Fly Fishing on the Heart K, Birding on the Key Brand Ranch, and Art on the Land in Sierra Valley. We hope to see you soon!