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California

Places We Protect

Use this map or browse the list below to explore our preserves and places we protect in California.

For more than 50 years, the Conservancy has been working throughout California to help protect nature and the precious natural resources that are essential to human life. Together with partners, local landowners and the support of members like you, we have helped to protect nearly 1.5 million acres in California.

Use the links below to learn more about a few of the places you are helping us protect across the Golden State.

California Projects

Northern California:
Angelo Coast Range Reserve
Cosumnes River Project
Garcia River Forest Project
Gray Davis / Dye Creek Preserve
Independence Lake
Lassen Foothills Project
Lower Klamath Basin Project / Mt. Shasta
Marin Headlands Project
McCloud River Preserve
Northern Sierra Project
Sacramento River Project
Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta Project
San Joaquin River and Wetlands Project
Vina Plains Preserve

Central California:
Andrew Molera State Park
Carrizo Plain National Monument
Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Guadalupe–Nipomo Dunes Project
Marine Projects
Monterey County Project
Mount Hamilton Project
San Luis Obispo County Project
Sequoia Foothills Project

Southern California:
Amargosa River Project
Coachella Valley Preserve
Colorado River Program
L.A.-Ventura Project
Mojave Desert Project
San Diego County Project
Santa Ana Mountains Project
Santa Clara River Project
Santa Cruz Island Project
Santa Rosa Plateau Reserve

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