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Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: To protect, enhance, and restore wildlife habitat on lands conserved for the benefit of future generations.

Programs: Wildlife heritage foundation protects, enhances, and restores wildlife habitat. In 2016, we continued protection of 56,858. 79 acres with conservation easements, and performed stewardship and management for more than 153 conservation easements and properties.

wildlife heritage foundation provides outdoor educational and recreational events for all ages, with a particular focus on youth, to increase understanding and appreciation for the natural world. We provide educational workshops on our protected properties on the subjects of wildlife, wetlands, pollinators, wildflowers, water cycle and other natural resources and habitats found in california. The conducted 15 workshops in 2016 for 6th and 7th graders in partnership with the western placer unified school district. We worked with the lincoln high school farm property to plan pollinator projects. We conducted a creek cleanup on the auburn ravine creek, as well as a creek fest, an educational event open to the public with several hundred attendees. We hosted a table at the sacramento farm to fork day to educate the public about where their food comes from, native honey and farm animals.

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Wildlife Heritage Foundation is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Wildlife Heritage Foundation meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Wildlife Heritage Foundation 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.

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