Lassaga Land and Livestock Ranch

Phase I: 2300 acres, Phase II 1,495 acres. Established 2017. Private property. No public access. Conservation Values: Agriculture and pasture lands for grazing animals, Oak woodlands. The Property consists of five parcels in Yuba County. The dominant habitat type throughout are annual grasslands. The southwest corner of the Property contains vernal pools which are located…

Kramer Ranch

84 Acres, Established 2018 Private property.  No public access. Conservation Values: Agricultural productivity, scenic views, plant and wildlife habitat. Kramer Ranch is a 84 acre working sheep and cattle ranch along Wolf Creek south of Grass Valley.  The Kramer Ranch features an historic Nevada County barn that dates to the 1860s.  Visits to Kramer Ranch…

Robinson Ranch

1,477 Acres, Established 2015 1,593 Acres, In process Private property.  No public access. Conservation Values: Agricultural productivity, scenic views, plant and wildlife habitat. Robinson Ranch is one of 12 original pioneer ranches in Nevada County. For 150 years, the ranch has been in commercial agricultural production, by one family ~ the Robinsons. The entire ranch…

Quail Ranch

1061 Acres, Established 1997. Private property. No public access. Located west of Highway 49 and south of McCourtney Road, Quail Ranch is contiguous to Wild Rock Ranch and Garden Bar Preserve. The easement on this working cattle ranch protects a uniquely large, connected landscape of important blue oak woodlands where California quail thrive.

Wild Rock Ranch

495 Acres, Established 2000. Private property. No public access. This working landscape with scenic vistas is contiguous to Quail Ranch and Garden Bar Preserve. Hundreds of acres of well-managed pastures provide open space for wildlife. The property contains several large ponds, riparian corridors and great areas of oak woodlands.

Linden Lea Ranch

760 Acres, Established 2001. Private property. No public access. A short drive from downtown Grass Valley, this beautiful 760-acre property is home to Nevada County Free Range Beef. Primary vegetation communities are ponderosa pine forest, interior live oak woodland, annual grassland, and northern mixed chaparral. Breathtaking vistas overlook the South Yuba River canyon near the southern boundary.

Pioneer Dawson Nichols Ranch

523 Acres, Established 2002. Private property. No public access. Located in southern Nevada County, adjacent to the Spenceville Wildlife Recreation Area, this working cattle ranch is predominately blue oak woodland and annual grassland. A perennial stream flows through the property, and two large wetlands attract a variety of migratory birds. This ranch has been in the same family since the 1850s.