Preserving the Sacramento Valley land, water, and wildlife


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What's New

Upcoming Events

Camp Pollock

Learn about renting the Myrtle Johnston Lodge, River Deck, Courtyard and Lawn weddings and other private and public events.

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Jan 27

Deer Creek Hills 2024 Docent Orientation

January 27, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 03

Gold Rush History

February 3, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 03

Self-Guided Hikes

February 3, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Feb 03

Equestrian Ride

February 3, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Feb 10

Volunteer Service Day

February 10, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our Mission

Open Space For All.

The Sacramento Valley Conservancy’s mission is to preserve the beauty, character and biodiversity of the Sacramento Valley landscape by protecting and stewarding natural and working lands, and scenic open spaces for the benefit of current and future generations.

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What We Do

Protecting Lands and Wildlife

The Sacramento Valley Conservancy (the Conservancy) was founded in 1990 on two basic principles: open lands are necessary for quality of life and we must care for the land today so future generations may enjoy its physical and spiritual benefits tomorrow.

Public Access Properties

Learn more about SVC lands that are open to the public for recreation and other uses by clicking the "Visit" link in the top menu.

Camp Pollock

Support local land conservation by renting Camp Pollock for your next event.

Deer Creek Hills

Discover recreational opportunities on Deer Creek's trails, including hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

What We Do

Stewardship, Education & Recreation

Protecting the land and inspiring the next generation of outdoor stewards. SVC's vision is a network of permanently-protected natural and working landscapes in the Sacramento Valley.

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This #GivingTuesday please join our community in donating to support the Sacramento Valley Conservancy to preserve the beauty, character and biodiversity of the Sacramento Valley landscape. Your contribution helps create a legacy of permanently protected open space.
Your #GivingTuesday donation supports family farms and ranches, healthy vernal pool preserves, and the permanent protection of open spaces in the Sacramento Valley.
If Black Friday crowds aren't your style, skip the stores and head to Camp Pollock for some peaceful time in nature. Thank you to the generous supporters who have already made their year end donation for #GivingTuesday! #OptOutside
Community Input Needed for Mural Designs! We are thrilled to announce that @1810gallery has been selected to develop the conceptual design for three art installations at Camp Pollock. We want to hear from YOU! What inspiring words or phrases come to mind when you think about Camp Pollock and the American River Parkway? What educational or environmental messages do you wish for the mural to share? Please take this short survey to share your ideas. Complete the survey at link in bio.
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