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!

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

Thursdays, June 27, July 18 & August 15 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…

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…