A Deeper Dive into the Preserve’s Plant World

Last year one of the world's most prestigious redwood researchers visited The Preserve to measure redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) in Trappers Loop, as part of a redwoods and climate change study spanning over a decade. Humboldt State University Professor Steve Sillett’s work has been featured in National Geographic, the BBC and NPR, to name a few.
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Grassroots: Notes from the Field

In our first newsletter, the Conservancy introduced our ‘Weed Warriors,’ a group of five seasonal staff spending day after day methodically traversing The Preserve to take down invasive weeds. In this edition, we want to showcase the hard work within The Preserve community by featuring four of your ‘Weed Warrior’ neighbors: Anne Cardone, Scot Smythe,
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SHARING THE VIEW A Word from the Executive Director The fragrance of lupin fields and hum of native bees across The Preserve this Spring is a powerful reminder of the resilience of the natural world. Spending a few minutes soaking in the sounds, colors and scents of the season reaffirms what an extraordinary place this
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Wild Preserve: Coyotes, It’s a Family Affair

One of the joys of living on The Preserve is the fabulous wildlife watching opportunities that exist here, every season of the year. Spring is one of the best times to see our second largest resident predator, the coyote. Right now, coyotes appear bigger, or rather, fluffier, as they are still sporting their thick winter
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Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Santa Lucia Conservancy’s new bi-monthly newsletter. We hope you find stories below that engage, inform, entertain and inspire you! We’d love to hear from you as well. Please share your photos, stories and memories of time spent in nature or communing with wildlife, and we’ll find a place
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