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September 12, 2015
YOUR effort to save Olsen Barn and Meadow in the news!
Action News Now picks up story to save historic barn
"It's the first thing you see when you come across the causeway in the small mountain town of Chester, and it's been greeting visitors and residents alike for well over 100 years...It's sitting right on the edge of town and highly developable." ~Action News Now

On Wednesday, Action News Now visited with us on the the historic Olsen Barn and meadow. They put together a great news story and call for help. Watch the newsclip here

ActionNews Chico story about Olsen Barn
Watch the Newsclip: Action News Chico features Save Olsen Barn

It's because of friends like you that it's possible. And we are so close to reaching our goal! 

Next week we'll profile some of the people behind the effort and why it matters to them. And, we'll flashback in time so you can meet the Olsens. Stay tuned.
Learn about Olsen Barn: Potluck & Talk this Sunday!
Meet friends and learn why the Olsen Barn and Meadow matters

Why do so many people care about saving the Olsen Barn and Meadow?

So far, more than 300 friends like you have donated to protect this 130+ year old barn and its 107-acre meadow, creekside forest, and wetlands. Thank you!

Why is this place so special?  Why the hurry to conserve it?  Come find out more. 
Olsen barn and cranes
Sandhill Cranes at Olsen Barn.
Photo Roger Wald

Save Olsen Barn & Meadow
Potluck & Presentation

Sunday, Sept 13
4:00 - 7:00pm
Lake Almanor CC, Clubhouse

Bring a dish to share. Main presentation and video at 5:30pm

Everyone is welcome! Details here.
More ways to enjoy your Land Trust!
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Great Sierra River Clean-up
Saturday, Sept 19, 9a-noon. Roll up your sleeves, make new friends, and join in a volunteer clean-up day on the North Fork of the Feather River in Chester. You'll make a difference for this beautiful natural place, and you'll have fun. Volunteer.
Rescheduled: Sierra Valley Stargazing
Friday, October 16, 5pm + Overnight
Join us for an evening of friends, food and the big starry sky of Sierra Valley - with glimpses of Saturn. Bird/nature walk, dinner, stargazing and optional campout. Learn more and RSVP.