Author: Romina Roque

Endangered beetle digs in on CNLM preserve

  |   CNLM News

As part of ongoing recovery efforts, 43 Ohlone tiger beetles (Cincidela ohlone) were released over two days in March 2020 at CNLM’s Santa Cruz Gardens Preserve, near Soquel in Santa Cruz County. Ohlone tiger beetles are predatory, colorful, endemic to Santa Cruz County, and federally...

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Pat Dunn — In Memory

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It is with the saddest regret that we announce the passing of our co-worker and friend, Pat Dunn, July 28,2020. Pat served as CNLM’s South Sound Prairie Program Director from 2011 to 2020. Pat’s contribution to conservation had many dimensions, diverse expressions, and spanned decades. Very notably,...

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CNLM Board announces Co-Executive Directors

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Board of Directors for the Center for Natural Lands Management is excited to announce that Melanie Barranco and Deborah Rogers have been selected as the new Co-Executive Directors for CNLM! The Co-Executive Director model, while new for CNLM, is not uncommon in the for-profit...

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Public Notice – Public Comment Period Now Open

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Center for Natural Lands Management Applies for Renewal of Accreditation The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Center for Natural Lands Management was first accredited in 2008 and is...

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Furloughed Scientists Volunteer for CNLM

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On January 22, 2019, a group of furloughed USGS (United States Geological Survey) staff volunteered for the day at Center for Natural Lands Management’s (CNLM) Dana Point Preserve to help with ongoing habitat maintenance within the preserve.  Their hard work clearing dead and downed woody...

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CNLM alum publishes book on native grasses of Idaho

  |   General News

As part of the CNLM stewardship team in San Diego County, Justin Trujillo had a diverse set of responsibilities - from conducting vegetation surveys, to monitoring for conservation easement compliance, to conquering invasions of non-native invasive plants.  Recalls San Diego Regional Preserve Manager Markus Spiegelberg,...

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