BYLT seeks local contractor to bid on repairs of Rush Creek Ramp

Bear Yuba Land Trust is looking for a local contractor to repair the wood wheelchair access ramp above Rush Creek on the beloved Independence Trail. Built by the late Naturalist John Olmsted and community volunteers, the ramp has fallen into disrepair in recent years

UC Research Forest Lands Expand with Donation

The first of three large land donations from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to the University of California has been officially transferred, expanding UC’s research forest lands by 1,459 acres. Named the “Grouse Ridge Forest” after the dominant feature of the property, the land is located on three parcels in the headwaters of the Yuba River in Nevada County.

Bear Yuba Land Trust and Folk Trails Hiking Club Launch 52 Hike Challenge

Inspired by the 52 Hike Challenge, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) and Folk Trails Hiking Club (FTHC) are teaming up in 2017 to encourage Nevada County residents to venture outdoors, hit the trail and explore miles of hiking opportunities found in their own backyard.

Hank Meals leads hike at Black Swan for Bear Yuba Land Trust

Join local historian, archaeologist and celebrated hiking author Hank Meals for this special trek of the New Year exploring the history and culture of BYLT’s Black Swan Preserve and surrounding Deer Creek watershed.