Preservation for People, Wildlife, and the Environment
The Big Picture
We acquire, hold, and steward agricultural, watershed, wildlife habitat, open space, and outdoor recreation lands in and around Santa Cruz County for people to access and benefit from today and far into the future.
14K+Acres Currently Protected
50K+Acres Prioritized for Preservation
$121MFunds Raised for Our Work Since 1978
The Places We Manage
Discover the working and natural lands we preserve to protect water supplies, wildlife habitats, open recreational space, and the environment.
Our Conservation Blueprint for Santa Cruz County will guide our work through 2035. Read our assessment of the natural health of the county and our recommendations for the next generation of conservation.
Land Trust Careers
If you are interested in working with us to conserve the unique beauty of our area by developing innovative solutions that support the environment, economy, and quality of life for future generations of people and wildlife, explore our career opportunities.
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