The Land Manager manages properties that Placer Land Trust owns in fee title, assists with general stewardship activities, and coordinates the interactive use of our properties for education, outreach, and scientific research. Justin Wages was hired in 2009 after a year of internship.
Justin was raised in Fairfield, CA by his grandparents who emigrated from Spain in 1906 to raise sheep in the famous California grasslands. Justin graduated with a degree in Computer Science in 2002, yet having spent much of his life fishing, hunting, and enjoying the outdoors – he naturally turned towards a continuing education in the biological sciences and is working towards a degree in Ecology & Biodiversity with an emphasis in grasslands. He has served as the President of the Sierra College ECOS environmental club and volunteered for the Dry Creek Conservancy.