Peninsula Open Space Trust

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Entity Information

Address 
222 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number 
(650) 854-7696
Type of Entity 
Land trust
Year Created 
1977
State(s) of Operation 
California
Counties of Operation 
San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz
Primary Resource Type Protected 
Open space
Types of Resources Protected 
Farm / ranch land
Historic / cultural resources
Important natural areas / wildlife habitat
Open space
Water resources including wetlands
Working forest land
Board / Staff Connection to Agriculture 
Active commercial farmer or rancher
Former farmer or rancher
Soil and Water Conservation District

Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) Participation

December 31, 2016

Additional Activities and Programs

Other Activities / Programs Offered That Support Farmers and / or Ranchers 
Assist with farm succession planning and farm transfer
Encourage local planning for agriculture
Help producers find land
Lease land to farmers or ranchers
Provide business planning assistance
Support implementation of conservation plans
Activities Planned for the Next 5 Years 
Accept donated easements on farms and / or ranches
Accept farms and / or ranches donated in fee
Buy easements on farms and / or ranches
Buy farms and / or ranches in fee
Convey protected farm and / or ranch land to government agencies
Help farmers and / or ranchers gain access to land
Lease land to farmers and / or ranchers
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