BYLT Accepting Public Comments for Re-Accreditation

BEAR YUBA LAND TRUST Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. BEAR YUBA LAND TRUST is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land…

52 Hike Challenge Nevada County 2020

Inspired by the 52 Hike Challenge, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) and Folk Trails Hiking Club (FTHC) are teaming up for the fourth year to encourage Nevada County residents to venture outdoors, hit the trail, and explore miles of hiking opportunities found in their own backyard. Started by Karla Amador and Phillip Stinis in 2014,…

2019 Conservation Wins YOU Made Happen!

Conservation Wins YOU Made Happen! Did you hear the good news? In 2019, Bear Yuba Land Trust scored these significant conservation victories because of your support and advocacy! FOREVER FARMS Bear Yuba Land Trust introduced our Forever Farms program which was born out of a Land for Farms workgroup established with members from BYLT, Sierra Harvest, Nevada County Grown…

Season of Giving

Tomorrow we kick of our 12 Days of Giving as part of our year end Lands Appeal Campaign. We would like to extend our gratitude once again for your generous support throughout the year. This year marked significant growth and progress with our trails and public access programs: 1 – The creation of Snowdrop, Trabucco…

BYLT Holiday Tree Sale

It’s that time of year again! These trees, locally grown on BYLT’s Woodpecker Wildlife Preserve, are the perfect addition to any home this winter season! Ranging from small incense Cedars at $50 to large Douglas Firs at $100, all proceeds go to supporting the work of BYLT – conserved land, protected wild spaces, new trails,…

Preserving the Environment While Hiking

Preserving the Environment While Hiking Hiking is a great way to get outdoors and truly enjoy Mother Nature. While hiking (and walking, cycling, etc.) are great low-emission forms of exercise, it’s still possible to damage the environment while hiking. Here are some top tips you can keep in mind to ensure you preserve the trail…

2019 Gala a HUGE success! Thank you!

Thank you to the hundreds of individuals and businesses who attended, donated to, and supported this year’s Open Spaces & Wild Places Gala and Conservation Awards.  This year’s Gala was truly a community event and we are honored to partner with each of you in this way. The Gala was an extraordinary evening filled with…

Welcome ExtremeTerrain – BYLT’s Newest Trail Adopter

BYLT welcomes ExtremeTerrain as our newest Trail Adopter! ExtremeTerrain, the auto parts retailer known for customizing Jeep Wranglers and Toyota pick-ups, continues to give back through the Clean Trail Initiative program in 2019. Launched in 2015, the program seeks to reward local clubs and organizations with small, project-specific, grants to be used for trail maintenance…

Fireside Chats Returns June 27 with Trail Building as Community Building

Thursday, June 27 6-7:30pm, Free Inn Town Campground 9 Kidder Court, Nevada City, CA Free, but space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. Sign up here. Join Bear Yuba Land Trust and Inn Town Campground around the campfire this summer for the popular community series – Fireside Chats. Set against a beautiful backdrop of towering…

Celebration of Trails 2019

Join Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT), outdoor recreationists and trail supporters May 31 – June 1 for Celebration of Trails, the biggest showcase of local community trails all year!