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MISSION

Bay Area Barns and Trails (BABT) assists landowners and land managers with preservation and maintenance of publicly accessible barns, stables, pastures, staging areas, horse camps, and trails throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.

HISTORY

Bay Area Barns and Trails was incorporated as a California non-profit corporation in November 1999. Since 2000 BABT has helped conservation minded equestrians preserve and restore natural areas and wildlife habitat, maintain parks and public open space, equestrian facilities, trails and trailheads by awarding $283,540.00 in matching funds to thirty-nine land trusts, agencies and/or equestrian organizations.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2016 GRANT RECIPIENTS!

Bay Area Barns and Trails (BABT) is pleased to announce that after review and research, the Board of Directors selected 8 projects from 5 counties for grant awards totalling over $24,540.00. With these awards BABT continues our mission of preserving and protecting public access to stables and trails in the Bay Area. Read more...

YOU CAN HELP!

BABT seeks to expand its Advisory Board to include Advisors from each county in the Bay Area. Equestrian, land manager or trails expertise are always appreciated. If you are interested in serving on our advisory board, or volunteering, please email us today. Contact BABT with news and information about stable preservation and trail access issues in your area, we would love to hear from you! Just email us today.


programs Our grant deadlines are May 1 & Nov 1. For information please visit the Programs page.
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IN MEMORIAM: BARBARA WEITZ
Barbara has left us a remarkable legacy. We are grateful for Barbara's leadership and her many contributions to the equestrian communities of the Bay Area. Click here to learn more about Barbara (PDF).