Bear Yuba Land Trust

Bear Yuba Land Trust exists to create a balance between nature and the needs of the people who make a life and a livelihood here. This is our home. Our mission is to enrich the deep community connection with our land – today, tomorrow and forever.


Open Spaces and Wild Places: A Celebration of Land

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September 10, 2016 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Bear Yuba Land Trust for an end-of-Summer Gala to be held outdoors under the oaks at one of BYLT’s most spectacular permanently protected ranches.

Imagine a farm-to-fork dinner, dancing under the stars to a live Salsa band, a nature-themed art show, and an entertaining live and silent auction in a legacy Nevada County cattle and horse ranch setting. It’s the Land Trust’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Read more…

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Preserves & Conservation Easements

Bear Yuba Land Trust is a private, non-profit, membership supported group promoting voluntary conservation of our natural, historical and agricultural resources in the Bear and Yuba watersheds of the Sierra Nevada foothills. We do this through permanent protection and enhancement of natural areas, farms and ranches, trails and parks to provide a lasting community heritage.

preserves and conservation easements


Preserves & Conservation Easements

Discover Local Trails

Bear Yuba Land Trust is happy to offer an upgraded online Trails Portal with an interactive map, downloadable maps and in-depth write-ups of our beautiful trails.

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Trails Portal