3-29-18 THE LAND TRUST TEAM REORGANIZES

Northern California Regional Land Trust Appoints Interim Executive Director

Land Conservation Team Reorganizes

Chico, CA – March 29, 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Northern California Regional Land Trust (The Land Trust) is pleased to announce Paul Kirk as the new interim Executive Director (E.D.). Paul has been part of senior staff at the Land Trust for three years, playing an integral role in conserving over 9,000 acres of our region’s irreplaceable prime agricultural lands, rangelands, open spaces, & wildlife habitat. Paul has worked for over 14 years as a natural resources professional in Northern California and looks forward to continuing the essential work of The Land Trust in concert with our conservation partners.

John Hunt, our former E.D., will continue his work with The Land Trust in the role of Conservation Director. During John’s tenure as E.D., he led the establishment of conservation easements on more than 9,300 acres while expanding The Land Trust’s role as community leader in conserving Northern California’s land and natural resources. John is excited to continue his partnership with landowners in conserving the place we call home.

About the Northern California Regional Land Trust

The Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was created to assist Northern California landowners and public agencies in the voluntary protection of land and other natural resources.

Over the past five years, The Land Trust has taken a lead role in coordinating and implementing multi-partner funding mechanisms that have resulted in the conservation of over 15,000 acres in Butte and Tehama counties.

If you would like to support The Land Trust, or know of a landowner interested in conserving their wild or working lands, you may contact the Northern California Regional Land Trust at (530) 894-7738 or info@landconservation.org. For more information, visit www.landconservation.org.

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