Latest from Solano Land Trust

Song of the Meadowlark in Solano County

January 08, 2013 by Aleta George

The Solano Land Trust’s King-Swett Ranches are great destinations for Solano County hiking: amazing views and a sense of seclusion in between Benicia, Vallejo, and Fairfield.

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Solano Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The mission of Solano Land Trust is to permanently protect and preserve farmland, ranchland, and open space in Solano County through land acquisition, conservation easements, education, and land management.

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Rush Ranch Educational Council

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Rush Ranch Educational Council offers docent-led programs for groups visiting the ranch, including bird and plant walks and slide shows on Rush Ranch wildflowers and ranch history tours. Docents also provide an educational program for school classes on Tuesday mornings in the spring and fall based on 3rd and 4th grade curriculum and focusing on the Native American Patwins who lived in Solano County before to the arrival of Europeans.

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Rush Ranch Open Space

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Come in winter to see the more than 50 migratory bird species that seasonally call the marsh home, or in

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Lynch Canyon

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

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King-Swett Ranches

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

The King-Swett Ranches, nearly 4,000 acres of grasslands near Vallejo, offer a lot to savor here: wildflowers, raptors, ponds with turtles and frogs.

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Jepson Prairie Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

On a flat expanse of land 10 miles south of Dixon, the Jepson Prairie Preserve is among the best of

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First-ever Solano County flora in the works

July 01, 2012 by Aleta George

Two local botanists are at work on a multi-year project to create the first-ever Solano County flora — a record of all the native plants that grow there.

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Deadline Looms for Solano’s Rockville Trails

January 10, 2012 by Aleta George

With the clock ticking toward a February deadline, the nonprofit Solano Land Trust is working to purchase 1,500 acres of land known as Rockville Trails in Solano County. Recently, a lawsuit put a stop to development plans and allowed the land trust to buy 330 acres of the property, with an option to purchase the remaining 1,170 acres for $15.5 million by February 28, 2012.

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The flowers of Jepson Prairie

May 03, 2011 by Rick Bacigalupi

Follow along on a docent-led walk among the wildflowers of Solano County’s Jepson Prairie, one of the best remaining examples

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