MLLT helps to protect agricultural and range lands, historic and scenic sites, and natural habitats. MLLT works with willing sellers to craft win-win solutions that ensure continued agricultural, open, and natural spaces for future generations.
The Mother Lode Land Trust currently holds 18 conservation easements totaling 2959 acres in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras and El Dorado Counties. MLLT is also now the landowner for the 187 acre Cuneo Trust Property near Jackson. Negotiations continue with the Stewardship Council and PG&E to hold conservation easements on an additional 240 acres in Tuolumne County, 1654 acres in Alpine County, and 889 acres in Amador County. MLLT also continues to work with private landowners and anticipates protecting another 2000-3000 acres over the course of the next several years.