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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.

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Executive Director Meet and Greet

You are invited to join NRLT's board and staff in welcoming our new Executive Director, Dan Ehresman. The Meet and Greet will be held on Friday, March 17th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the NRLT office in Arcata. This gathering will also be an opportunity to say goodbye to our exiting Executive Director, Mike Cipra. We have been very fortunate to have wonderful leadership at this organization, and we are excited about the upcoming transition. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. We invite you all to come and learn more about the ways we can conserve the wild and working landscapes that we all love.

NRLT New ED, Dan Ehresman                        NRLT Outgoing ED, Mike Cipra


NRLT Hires New Executive Director

The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Ehresman as its new Executive Director. "We are delighted that Dan is taking this leadership role at the Land Trust. With past experience as an Executive Director at a local conservation non-profit, and his current employment with our organization over the last year as a Project Manager, we are confident that he is the right fit. We know that Dan will represent and implement the Land Trust's mission of conserving the economic viability of working landscapes, while preserving and protecting the natural, educational, scenic and historic values we enjoy here on the North Coast," says NRLT Board President Greg Blomstrom.

For more information on Dan: CLICK HERE

Dan will begin on March 1, 2017 with a month overlap with NRLT's current Executive Director for training and transition of leadership.


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