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Bear Yuba Land Trust Honors Conservationists At Annual Meeting

The Bear Yuba Land Trust is counting down the days to the Oak Tree Bash, a fun event where the community will come together to recognize two lifetime conservationists- Janet Cohen and David Lawler.

Meloney Vance is the Development and Program Manager for the Land Trust and says Janet Cohenjanet-cohen-2

was instrumental in helping the land trust acquire the 27-hundred acre Rices Crossing PreserveBYLT-G-Bar

on the Yuba River, currently their largest holding.
click to listen to Meloney Vance

Cohen will be receiving the William Nickerel Award for Conservation Leadership.

click to listen to Meloney Vance

David Lawler who is a popular Land Trust Treks Leader will be receiving


the John Skinner Sierra Outdoors Recreation Award. Vance says she studied under Skinner.

click to listen to Meloney Vance

The Bear Yuba Land Trust annual membership meeting and Leadership Awards will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday March 1st at the Historic North House, 12075 Auburn Rd. in Grass Valley. Vance says the community is invited to attend as they honor these community leaders and to learn more about the Bear Yuba Land Trust.

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