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!

Fireside Chats: Come, Gather, Have a Seat by the Fire

Join BYLT and Inn Town Campground around the campfire during this fun summer series, Fireside Chats. Adventure, storytelling, outdoors, nature, community – this series has it all.  Save the Dates! June 20, July 18 & August 15 6-7:30pm, Free Inn Town Campground 9 Kidder Court, Nevada City, CA

You’re Invited! 2019 Community BioBlitz

It’s that time of the year again! Birds are chirping, bees are buzzing and land is alive with spring blossoms, which means it’s BioBlitz Season! What is a BioBlitz? A BioBlitz is an event that is focused on gathering as much biological data in a specific area in a short amount of time. BYLT’s Community…

It’s Summer! Find Ales for Trails at Local Pubs

Do you love trails? You can support trails all summer long during Bear Yuba Land Trust’s Ales for Trails series. BYLT is teaming up with local pubs and tap houses during the summer of 2018 to raise money and awareness for local trails. In June, we kicked off the season with Celebration of Trails at Ol’…

Junior Conservationists: Stories in Nature Summer Series

This summer, the Junior Conservationists will head into the high country for a special line-up of treks that is sure to delight the whole family. A conservationist is someone who advocates or acts for the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife. These outings are designed for children ages 5 to 12, accompanied by…

Get Outside Treks – Free Summer Series

Get Outside this summer with BYLT’s free docent-led outings on local trails and preserves called Get Outside Treks. We’ll kick things off June 30 with an outing at Adam Ryan Preserve on the Alan Thiesen Trail. Showy milkweed and other flowering plants in the pollinator garden and Humboldt lilies are sure to delight visitors. Be…

New Co- Executive Directors look forward to a bright future

Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) is excited to announce the appointment of new leadership with Co-Executive Directors Erin Tarr and Erika Seward, who are now officially at the helm of the organization as it heads into its 29th year. With a talented and passionate team at their side – made up of loyal staff members,…

Executive Director Steps Down, BYLT Announces Change in Leadership

After achieving tremendous growth and increased community support, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) Executive Director Marty Coleman-Hunt is stepping down after 13 years at the helm. For 11 years, Coleman-Hunt led the organization as the executive director after serving on the board of directors as secretary and fundraising chair for two years. Under her leadership,…

BYLT secures protection of 857 acres in Grouse Ridge

A new deal between Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) brings exciting news for outdoor recreationists and lovers of the wild. Habitat for important mountain species are now permanently protected and some of the most popular non-motorized trails are located on the property. With the deal, 857-acres of scenic…

BYLT secures funding to conserve historic ranch in Penn Valley

Dec. 15, 2017 – Last week, the State awarded Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) $3.45 million, facilitating the second phase in the preservation of a 3,070-acre cattle ranch in Penn Valley, forever protecting one of Nevada County’s largest, historic and important agricultural lands known as Robinson Ranch. It was the largest award given by the…