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Public Notice – Public Comment Period Now Open

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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27 February
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Furloughed Scientists Volunteer for CNLM

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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26 February
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CNLM alum publishes book on native grasses of Idaho

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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29 January
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PARdon me, What’s that App?

CNLM staff announced today that their recently designed “PAR App” is available to the public on a subscription basis. Based on previous versions of CNLM’s "PAR" program (Property Analysis Record) and decades of experience, the PAR App reflects improvements in accessibility and functionality of this...

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15 August
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CNLM Monitoring Provides Many Benefits

The Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM) monitors various species of animals and plants on their preserves for multiple purposes.   For example, at CNLM’s Lokern and Semitropic Ridge Preserves in Kern County, California, the abundance of small mammals is monitored annually to provide important information...

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05 February
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Lindsay Wildlife Experience: We’ve got your back!

When floods in the spring of 2017 inundated CNLM’s Oxbow Preserve in Lathrop, California, CNLM Preserve Manager Erik Gantenbein provided some additional onsite protection for the endangered resident riparian brush rabbit and monitored the site carefully and frequently, looking for any rabbits in distress. However,...

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25 September
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Wildlife caught … on camera!

Remote cameras are an important tool for CNLM Preserve Managers to monitor wildlife at our Preserves.  The Prichard Lake Preserve provides perfect habitat, and many tasty crawdads, for many species, such as this family of North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) with their pups (above),...

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02 August