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Golden State Land Conservancy

Golden State Land Conservancy is a nationally-accredited land trust.

The Golden State Land Conservancy (GSLC) is one of the 450+ land trusts accredited nationwide by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

Accredited Land Trust Seal

The Golden State Land Conservancy (GSLC) is accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and has been approved many times to hold mitigation lands by the United States Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. GSLC currently protects over 35,000 acres of land through its 71 projects. Projects include both donated and mitigation easements including such conservation values as forest carbon sequestration, protected species habitats, wetlands, riparian areas, rangeland, agricultural lands, and dedicated open space preserves with public access. Projects range in location from Humboldt to San Diego, Sonoma to Nevada counties. GSLC develops creative conservation solutions through pragmatic approaches to land management, stewardship, and conservatorship.

GSLC looks to meet the growing conservation needs of California. GSLC brings to every project its unique brand of innovative solutions along with a wide range of experience to achieve enforceable conservation outcomes throughout the Golden State. GSLC has been approaching conservation pragmatically in California for over 23 years.

What We Do

What We Do

Private Land with GSLC

Private Land Conservation

Mitigation with GSLC


Conservation NOW with GSLC


Public Access with GSLC

Public Access

Outreach with GSLC

Outreach &


GSLC’s mission is to ensure the future legacy of California’s diverse landscapes of vital habitats and ecosystems through the development of creative, forward-looking conservation solutions.

Looking to conserve property in perpetuity for present and future generations.

Looking to meet state and/or agency conservation requirements through mitigation.

Looking to create new recreational or conservation resources.

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