About Mendocino Land Trust

Land conservation, preserves, and public access with the future in mind.

Our Mission

Three teens smiling and holding arms over a newly constructed trail

Young Conservationists

“The truth is that people only defend later in life what they learned to love early in life. That’s way reaching out to youth is so important.”

Did you know an important part of MLT’s mission is to inspire the next generation of conservationists? Connecting people with the land has long been part of our mission, but now we are working toward this goal with increased urgency – and a focus on engaging with historically underrepresented groups. Read about our Community Programs including the new “Family Field Trips” program here and click the button to watch a three-minute video about MLT’s internship program.

Watch the Video