Mission: Working to protect, enhance and restore the native biodiversity and ecosystem values of the Tejon Ranch and Tehachapi Range for the benefit of California's future generations.
Target demographics: The Tejon Ranch Conservancy is an independent 501c3 nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving, enhancing, and restoring the native biodiversity and ecosystem values of Tejon Ranch and the Tehachapi Range for the benefit of California’s future generations.
Geographic areas served: At 270,000 acres, Tejon Ranch is the largest contiguous private property in California. Straddling the Tehachapi Mountains, it lies at the convergence of four of California’s ten major ecological regions: Great Central Valley, Sierra Nevada, Mojave Desert, and Southwestern California. Tejon Ranch provides the only corridor for wildlife movements between vast tracts of protected lands.
Programs: Public Access, Volunteerism, Outdoor Education, Stewardship, Citizen Science, Research partnerships and more
Tejon Ranch Conservancy is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Tejon Ranch Conservancy meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Tejon Ranch Conservancy has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.