Agrarian Trust

Conserving Ranches in California

California has seen development threaten agricultural lands for decades. Organizations in the Golden State, like the California Rangeland Trust, are working to save farms and ranches for working agriculture.


California Rangeland Trust has preserved over 275,000 acres of privately owned ranches since 1998. In 2012, they helped facilitate a conservation easement on Goodwin Ranch, putting over 6,000 acres of ranchland into perpetual agricultural use.

Read more about it here.