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Land trust launches Rockville Trails project, financial campaign
Daily Republic | Glen Faison | September 18, 2019
FAIRFIELD — The stage was set Wednesday for the most-visible work yet at an expansive woodlands preserve – and a campaign to make it all happen.
The Solano Land Trust and its partners pulled together a multimillion-dollar fundraising effort early this decade to secure 1,500 acres of hills and woodlands in rural Fairfield as open space for the community. Now the organization and its partners hope to do something similar to develop the site for community use. Continue reading...
At Rockville Trails Preserve, 'Awesome isn't even the best word'
Solano Land Trust officials, elected leaders break ground and unveil details of new park design
The Reporter | Richard Bammer | September 18, 2019
With the crunch of shovels slicing into beige dirt Wednesday, the groundbreaking ceremony for Rockville Trails Preserve reached its high point.
Shortly afterward, District 2 Solano County Supervisor Monica Brown, looking out at the hilly, oak-studded, boulder-strewn landscape, summed up the ongoing effort to preserve and enhance the 1,600 acres for public use. Continue reading...
Taking a 'nature bath' in Lynch Canyon
Times-Herald | Richard Bammer | September 2, 2019
On Labor Day, Solano Land Trust's first fall 2019 Kids Hike, led by docents in open space park in rural Fairfield, proves to be a healthy, educational adventure.
While there were many different ways to enjoy Labor Day, hiking with children in a rural Fairfield park proved to be not only educational but also therapeutic, a sort-of “nature bath,” reducing stress and anxiety while boosting an overall sense of well-being. Continue reading...
Solano Land Trust to carve out 2-mile trail at Rockville preserve
Daily Republic | Todd R. Hansen | August 25, 2019
FAIRFIELD — Eldrith Gosney has been involved in trail racing for about 35 years.
Gosney said she spends more time hiking than running these days – on the headlands in Marin County and at Rockville Regional Park and on trails throughout her native Bay Area – so she is excited about the prospect of a new trail coming to the Rockville Trails Preserve. Continue reading...