Saddle Mountain Land Donation

 Saddle Mountain

Saddle Mountain

In December 2014, the Shasta Land Trust received a generous year-end donation of four parcels of land on Saddle Mountain in the Fall River Valley. We wish to thank the Maynard and Emerson families for choosing the land trust as the recipient of these parcels, totaling 80 acres. What makes this gift unique is not the presence of rare species or expansive river frontage, but the trade land potential to market and sell these parcels. 

Shasta Land Trust accepts gifts of land, known as trade lands, that we can sell or transfer to another organization or individual without permanently protecting them. We use the proceeds from these sales or transfers to protect lands of high significance elsewhere, build our long-term stewardship fund, and advance our mission.

These parcels on Saddle Mountain do not fit our criteria for lands of significant diversity and natural resource value, but do have the potential to generate funds to support our mission. We'll begin to market these parcels for sale in the coming months.