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Welcome to California's North Coast

With free-flowing rivers, rugged mountain ranges, and rural towns surrounded by open ranges, dairy farms, redwood forests, wild salmon runs and cackling geese, the North Coast region is considered one of the last best places on the planet.

The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is a nonprofit organization with a focus of protecting land and water on nearly five million acres on California’s North Coast encompassing Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties. Find out more About us.

News & Events

NRLT's New Facebook Page!

The Northcoast Regional Land Trust now has their own Facebook page. To stay up to date with NRLT happenings, events, projects and other fun things, follow us by CLICKING HERE and like our page!

Letting the Bay Back in: Experience a Salt Marsh Restoration

Join Carol Ralph of the California Native Plant Society and the Northcoast Regional Land Trust’s Executive Director, Michael Cipra at Freshwater Farms Reserve on Saturday, April 11th from 10 a.m.-12 noon for an interpretive walk through the meadows, wetlands, and estuary of the property where you will see thriving clumps of the rare Lyngby's Sedge, lush leaves of the dramatic Coastal Angelica and two species of Arrow-grass. Get out for Native Plant Week and come to see how botanically invaded bottomlands can be restored to a tidal marsh of diverse native plants.

Please meet at Freshwater Farms Reserve (5851 Myrtle Ave, Eureka - just south of 3 Corners Market) at 10a.m. Park parallel to the road near the barn and meet at The Farmstand (south of the nursery). No RSVP required. This event is FREE and families are encouraged. Rain or shine, dress appropriately for weather conditions. The walk is approximately one mile over uneven terrain. Boots are advisable as the ground may be wet.

Fish Tales: Meandering Towards Solutions

Put on some sturdy footwear and join the Northcoast Regional Land Trust for a walk through the meadows, wetlands, and estuary of Freshwater Farms Reserve, Saturday, March 21st from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Special guest presenters Terry Roelofs (Professor Emeritus, HSU Department of Fisheries Biology), Michael Wallace (Environmental Scientist, CA Dept Fish and Wildlife) and Bob Pagliuco (Marine Habitat Resource Specialist, NOAA Restoration Center) will speak about the importance of fisheries on the property, the historic distribution of coho salmon in this lower watershed, the loss of salt marsh and slough habitat in Humboldt Bay, restoring  habitat for threatened coho and lessons learned on this demonstration site for compatible uses of agriculture and restored tidal wetland.

Please meet at Freshwater Farms Reserve (5851 Myrtle Ave, Eureka - just south of 3 Corners Market). Park parallel to the road near the barn and meet at The Farmstand (south of the nursery). No RSVP required. This event is FREE and families are encouraged. Rain or shine, dress appropriately for weather conditions. The walk is approximately one mile over uneven terrain.

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