Preserving the Sacramento Valley land, water, and wildlife


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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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These bright eyed volunteers are ready to make it a great day getting their hands dirty at Camp Pollock. #volunteersrock #americanriverparkway
Wishing everyone shady and safe 4th of July! We hope you find some shade under a tree 🌳and remember to play it safe.  The use or possession of any type of fireworks is banned in all Sacramento Couny Parks, including Deer Creek Hills Preserve, the American River Parkway & Camp Pollock, Dry Creek Parkway.  Using fireworks within parks can result in a $10,000 fine. Please report violations to Ranger Dispach 916-875-PARK (7275). SVC’s offices will be closed for the Holiday.
Open space is for EVERYONE, especially those underrepresented in the conservation industry and outdoor recreation spaces. SVC strives to make our trails a place where everyone feels safe and welcome.
Our organizational values include respect, inclusion, collaboration, and connection for all individuals. We’re committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming place for everyone and celebrating the diversity that makes our community beautiful.  Make a statement and show your support for lgbtqia2s+ with our Open Space for ALL, Pride wear. 🏳️‍🌈 link in bio #openspaceforall #respect #inclusion #diversityisbeautiful
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