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Bear Yuba Land Trust Gets Another Grant

More land along the Bear River is going to be protected thanks to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy. The Conservancy is funding a 652 acre restoration project for the Bear Yuba Land Trust. Trust Executive Director, Marty Coleman-Hunt says the Garden Bar Preserve encompasses about a two mile stretch of property on the Bear River.
Click here to listen to Marty Coleman-Hunt


The land is currently leased by a cattle rancher. Coleman-Hunt says the land will continue to be used to graze cattle, and improvements will focus on the grasses as well asĀ  other habitats.
Click here to listen to Marty Coleman-Hunt

The $68,000 grant helps connect 8600 acres of protected lands within the Bear River watershed and will be used in conjuction with existing restoration funds, the Oak Mitigation Fund, and other community volunteers.

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