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.


BYLT Launches The Great Trail Challenge: 30 Trails In 30 Days

cicely-independence-trail-westOctober 13, 2016 – Throughout the month of October, a number of fun activities and events are on tap to get people outdoors as part of BYLT’s campaign to raise awareness and support for trails. All donated dollars for trails will be doubled by a local donor, up to $60,000, giving the land trust the potential to raise $120,000 for community trails this year.

…BYLT launched a community photo project on social media called The Great Trail Challenge — 30 Trails in 30 Days. Every day throughout the month, BYLT posts a photo of people in the community enjoying local trails to social media sites… Read Full Article

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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

Check out our informative online Trails Portal with an interactive map, downloadable maps and in-depth write-ups of our communities’ most beautiful trails.

trails portal
Trails Portal