Lassen Land and Trails Trust has been working for over a quarter century to conserve all that makes our region ‘home’ for our friends and neighbors, as well as wildlife. Lying at the convergence of the Sierra Nevada, Cascade, Modoc Plateau and Great Basin, our northeastern California home offers a broad diversity of landscapes from alpine mountains and meadows to the sage-steppe of the high desert. We are dedicated to conserving these resources along with the character and heritage of our region as a legacy for our children and their children. If you call this region home, the Trust offers you opportunities to become actively involved in the conservation and stewardship of wildlife habitat, lakes, rivers and streams, working lands and recreational lands that make Lassen county 'home'. Whether you'd like to learn more or get your hands dirty....there's a way to get involved.

Lassen Land and Trails Trust has been working for over a quarter century to conserve all that makes our region ‘home’ for our friends and neighbors, as well as wildlife. Lying at the convergence of the Sierra Nevada, Cascade, Modoc Plateau and Great Basin, our northeastern California home offers a broad diversity of landscapes from alpine mountains and meadows to the sage-steppe of the high desert.

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The Trust’s conservation focus is on water resources, wildlife habitat, and access through a regional trails network. The Trust works with private landowners to conserve our region’s natural resources, connectivity for wildlife and working farms and ranches for generations to come.

The Trust is a member of the Land Trust Alliance and adheres to the Alliance’s standards and policies guiding conservation nationwide. While the toolbox for conservation includes many strategies, the Trust focuses on working with private landowners to place conservation easements on lands, which are critical for the conservation of water, working lands and wildlife habitat. If you are a landowner and are interested in exploring a conservation easement, please contact our project manager
 

Historic Susanville Railroad Depot

In 1987, a group of volunteers joined together to save the Historic Susanville Railroad Depot, which was scheduled for demolition. This group formed a nonprofit, acquired funding for the purchase and restoration of the Depot, and has been actively working on conservation and trails project ever since. The Historic Susanville Railroad Depot now serves as Lassen Land and Trails Trust’s office and home and is an important icon of the Susanville community and its history.

The property and its Depot comprise the trailhead for the Bizz Johnson National Recreational Trail, which is managed jointly by the Bureau of Land Management’s Eagle Lake Field Office and the Lassen National Forest. The Trust provides visitor services for the Bizz, as well as for the region’s trails and the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway.