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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
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Graffiti Vandals!

It looks cute, even romantic. You may remember finding graffiti on an old tree or seeing it in a movie. Where The Red Fern Grows, an old family favorite, centers around a heart carved on a tree with ‘Dan and Ann’ carved inside. Romantic. Iconic....

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20 June
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CNLM Awarded Grant to Study Endangered Species

The Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM) was recently awarded funds for a project to stabilize and improve a local population of a state and federal endangered species, palmate-bracted bird’s-beak (Chloropyron palmatum), on CNLM’s Alkali Grasslands Preserve (Preserve) and adjacent sites in Yolo County, California....

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14 June
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Mather Preserve – CNLM Stewardship and Splash Education

CNLM recently became the Preserve Manager of the Mather Preserve, an approximately 1,339-acre preserve owned by the County of Sacramento, protected and managed for its vernal pool habitat and listed species. CNLM is responsible for preserve stewardship including developing and implementing science-based practices for vegetation...

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21 April
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National Private Land Conservation Conference

CNLM participated in the National Private Land Conservation Conference in Melbourne, Australia, November 24-25, 2016. Organized by the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA), this conference was a dynamic and effective forum for private landowners working to conserve Australia’s natural resources. CNLM’s Director of Conservation Science...

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30 November
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Supporting Veterans through Prairie Conservation

CNLM Veteran Conservation Corps (VCC) Internship Program is supporting veterans and restoring the South Sound Prairies. The program aims to educate veterans about conservation through hands-on work experience and give graduates a competitive advantage in the environmental job field while facilitating their transition into civilian...

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16 November
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Natural Areas Association Conference

The Center for Natural Lands Management participated fully in the recent annual conference of the national Natural Areas Association in Davis, California. CNLM was one of the conference sponsors and several staff provided oral presentations. Sarah Godfrey, San Diego Preserve Manager, provided a presentation on...

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18 October