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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CA Coastal Land preserves grow

Land Preserves Funded by the CA Coastal Conservancy in Late 2016-Early 2017
ON VENTURA COUNTY'S SANTA CLARA RIVER: Augmentation of the Conservancy’s October 21, 2010 authorization to include the acquisition of 50.17 acres of property commonly known as “A.C. Growers” to implement the Santa Clara River Parkway project in Ventura County. Coastal Conservancy 2/2/2017


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IN CARMEL: disburse up to $2 million to the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District for acquisition of approximately 170 acres of the Rancho CaƱada Golf Club along the Carmel River and dedication of instream water rights in Carmel, Monterey County. Coastal Conservancy 12/1/2016


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IN SANTA CRUZ: disburse up to $200,000 to the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County to acquire fee title to a portion of the170-acre Marywood Property in Scotts Valley and to acquire a conservation easement over the remainder of the property, to protect a wildlife corridor, to enable future establishment of a wildlife undercrossing of Highway 17, and to preserve and enhance the natural resources of the property, Santa Cruz County. Coastal Conservancy 12/1/2016

Monday, March 20, 2017

Latest L.A. Mountain Park Land Deals

More Puzzle Pieces in L.A. Park System Being Purchased

taken from agendas for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the MRCA from December 2016 to March 22, 2017



SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS: IN LA CITY

resolution adopting Eastern Santa Monica Mountains Habitat Linkage Planning Map, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 1/23/2017

10 acres Between Trebek and Runyan Canyon: agreement with the Trust for Public land to accept a conservation easement totaling approximately 10.2 acres over portions of APN 5571-025-042 in Curson Canyon watershed and authorizing acceptance of said conservation easement, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Map] [Resolution] MRCA 12/7/2016

17 acres in Laurel Canyon: acquisition of APN 5562-006-020 approximately 17.38 acres; Laurel Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] MRCA 3/1/2017 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/1/2017

0.1 acres acquisition of APN 4378-002-012 in Hoag Canyon, 2471 Nalin Drive, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map] MRCA 3/1/2017

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SANTA CLARITA VALLEY:


51 acres: grant of Proposition 1 funds to the Trust for Public Land to acquire the Robin’s Nest property, approximately 51 acres (apns 3209-008-012, -013, -016), Upper Santa Clara River. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 12/12/2016

comment letter to Los Angeles County on Draft Recirculated Environmental Impact Report for the Mission Village Project, Santa Clara River, SCH No. 2005051143. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5]
SMMC 12/12/2016
resolution to augment December 2016 comment letter. [Staff Report] [Map] [Attachment ] [Attachment 2] SMMC 2/27/17

resolution authorizing a) entering into a grant agreement with the Wildlife Conservation Board, and b) the contingent advance of funds for non-refundable payment for the acquisition of APNs 3210-009-013 and 014, Stickleback Ranch, approximately 41 acres, Soledad Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] MRCA 3/1/2017
[Resolution] [Staff Report] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 2/1/2017


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SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS: MALIBU, LA COUNTY:

acquisition of ten parcels totaling approximately 95 acres (apns 2072-024-005, -019, -020, 2072-025-014, -015, -016, 2072-027, -004 -005, -006, 2072-030-010) Dry Creek Canyon, City of Calabasas. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] [Letters of Support]
SMMC 12/12/2016 . [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment] MRCA 12/7/2016

comment letter to City of Malibu on the Malibu Memorial Park Project, Initial Study No. 16-002, Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 16-001, Coastal Development Permit No. 15-028, and associated requests, 4000 Malibu Canyon Road. [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Comment Letter] SMMC 2/27/17

Escondido Falls trail parking lot: acceptance of title to APN 4460-007-900, Malibu from L.A. County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 12/7/2016

33 acres west of Balch Ranch: acceptance of a donation of approximately 33 acres, APN 2057-027-003 and a portion of APN 2057-027-009, in Triunfo Canyon, Westlake Village. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 12/7/2016

purchase of APN 2052-013-040, approximately 5 acres, Liberty Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/1/2017

61 acres between Charmlee and Leo Carrillo parks: acceptance of a donation of Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 4472-030-005, 4472-030-006, 4472-024-017, and 4472-024-018, comprising approximately 61 acres of property in the proximity of Decker Canyon Road, Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/1/2017

acceptance of donation of approximately 5 acres, APN 4464-020=055, Bulldog Motorway vicinity, Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] MRCA 2/1/2017

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VENTURA COUNTY:

resolution adopting Rim of the Valley Trail Corridor map to include areas around City of Moorpark and authorize filing with Secretary of State. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] SMMC 2/27/17

resolution authorizing addition of Conejo Mountain area into the Conservancy Workprogram. unincorporated Ventura County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] SMMC 2/27/17

acceptance of a donation of approximately 9.06 acres, APN 619-0-110-045, Simi Valley, Ventura County, California and transfer to the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District.[Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 12/7/2016 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/1/2017

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EAST LA HILLS:

comment letter to the City of Los Angeles regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed The Abode at Glassell Park Project (Case no. env-2015-2354-eir, sch no. 2015101077) in Walnut Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Comment Letter] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] SMMC 2/27/17

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SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS AND SIMI HILLS:

resolution authorizing potential amendments to Deerlake Ranch and related Deerlake Highlands agreements, Devil and Browns Canyon watersheds, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] MRCA 12/7/2016

Sherman Way at Bell Creek: acceptance of fee simple open space, conservation easements, and trail easements from Vesting Tentative Tract Map Nos. VTT-73714-SL (APNs 2026-001-017, 019) and VTT-73814-SL (APN 2026-001-135) alongside Bell Creek, and entering into agreements as necessary, West Hills, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 12/7/2016

Joughin Ranch road Improvements. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 3/22/2017
[Resolution] [Staff Report] MRCA 3/22/2017

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resolution authorizing entering into a Chapter 8 Agreement with Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector to acquire parcels removed from the 2016B public auction. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
[Map 1) [Map 2] Kagel Canyon
[Map 3] Glassell Park
[Map 4] Hollywood Hills
MRCA 2/1/2017




Thursday, February 9, 2017

CA Wildlife Board buys for 2/2017

Two Really Important Wildlife Linkages to be Saved by State $$ in February

Notice of Meeting: WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
February 23, 2017 10:00 a.m. State Capitol, Room 112 Sacramento, California 95814


AGENDA: http://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=137510&inline





12,710 ACRES IN LOS PADRES FOREST, SAN LUIS OBISPO: Avenales Ranch; $2,395,000 grant to the California Rangeland Trust for a cooperative project with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to acquire conservation easements over 12,710± acres located near the community of Pozo. (Total price: $4 million)

TOPO MAP: https://www.gaiagps.com/map/Avenales%20Ranch/?lat=35.1789&lon=-120.1789&zoom=12&layer=GaiaTopoRasterFeet

10 page report on Avenales easement purchase:
https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=91079

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NORTH LOS ANGELES: Valley Vista; $1,010,000 grant to the City of Santa Clarita to acquire fee title to 232 acres south of Santa Clarita, a key parcel in the Rim of the Valley park system. Total price: $3.475 million

http://bondaccountability.resources.ca.gov/Project.aspx?ProjectPK=11386&PropositionPK=4

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HUMBOLDT: Mad River Hatchery Lot Line Adjustment: $40,000
acquisition in fee of 1.6± acres near the city of Blue Lake

CONTRA COSTA: Campos; $236,200 to acquire 80± acres in unincorporated Byron.

CONTRA COSTA: Viera North Peak; $437,000 to acquire 165± acres approximately three miles southeast of the City of Clayton.

RIVERSIDE: McLaughlin; $589,750 to acquire in fee 476± acres near Hemet.

RIVERSIDE: Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel and Delta Area - MRBL Property; $463,775 to acquire in fee 370± acres located southeast of the city of Indio, in the unincorporated community of Mecca.


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

End of 2016 LA Parkland update

New L.A. County Park Space in 2016


SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS:

Addition to Antonovich park: 27.15 ACRES (now APN 2821-008-908 ) in Browns Canyon purchased by L.A. County in 2015
located at 12080 Browns Canyon Rd.  for the purchase price of $2,340,000
(Board of Supervisors File # 14-5675)


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SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

at the existing 40 year-old  650 acre Malibu Golf Club in upper Trancas Canyon:
--in 2014, County politicians OK'd conversion to Resort/golf/retreat center development; 450 acres to be dedicated as permanently preserved parkland, 20 acres will feature a cluster of 40 bungalows and meeting and sports related buildings
--This is the Regional Planning Commission's Approval Package for the project: http://planning.lacounty.gov/assets/upl/case/tr071735_rpc-package-20141119.pdf.
--This was the project website: http://themalibuinstitute.com/index.asp.
--At a public hearing in August 2014, the Board of Supervisors certified the project’s
Environmental Impact Report.
http://patch.com/california/malibu/supes-clear-way-for-major-renovation-at-malibu-golf-club

--3/11/2015: Golf Course owners file for bankruptcy: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-malibu-golf-club-chapter-11-20150311-story.html
http://la.curbed.com/2015/4/10/9972374/dick-fuld-lehman-brothers-malibu-golf-club

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2/7/2013: 20 acres at Topanga's Rocky Ledge saved, saved land there now totals 120 acres
http://www.topangamessenger.com/story_detail.php?SectionID=&ArticleID=5844

http://www.topangamessenger.com/story_detail.php?SectionID=&ArticleID=5026
locals seek to buy another 6 acres (in red border in map below)


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MRCA (parks agency)  buys 525 acre Ladyface OS and 86 acres on Latigo Canyon rd
http://malibusurfsidenews-blog.blogspot.com/2013/03/mcra-acquires-612-new-acres-of-parkland.html
Trail map: https://a248.e.akamai.net/secure.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/9/a/3/0/highres_433779472.jpeg




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EAST L.A. HILLS:

37 acres “Flat Top” bought by Northeast Trees group from Foursquare Church of Echo Park with county $$ run through MRCA. Land is eventually to be owned by LA City
http://www.theeastsiderla.com/2014/10/montecito-heights-hilltop-to-become-parkland/


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SAN JOSE HILLS:

61 acres in Walnut Creek, unincorporated LA county surrounded by San Dimas, bought by Rivers and Mountains Conservancy for $9.4 million 6/2011 with prop 84 $
http://bondaccountability.resources.ca.gov/Project.aspx?ProjectPK=7793&PropositionPK=4
MAP: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/wca/pages/78/attachments/original/1427418063/Walnut_Creek_Map_REV1-Low_Res.jpg?1427418063

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PALOS VERDES PENINSULA:

1/13/2015--Trump gives conservation easement to PVP Land Conservancy over 11.5 acres at Trump's Rancho Palos Verdes golf course; the land is currently used as driving range, had permits for 16 homes
http://pvplc.org/_news/docs/releases/TrumpConEasementEDNoQuote.pdf

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LOS CERRITOS WETLANDS:

http://www.presstelegram.com/environment-and-nature/20150906/oil-company-hopes-to-swap-land-in-los-cerritos-wetlands-for-new-drilling-operations

Synergy Oil & Gas, which has had oil extraction operations on property near the Long Beach-Seal Beach line, wants to drill 60 oil wells on 5 acres of land currently owned by the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority. In exchange, Synergy has offered to give the agency 76 acres of its current oil field as a mitigation bank

The agency would also get 4 acres of land, currently the site of Synergy’s offices, to be used as a visitors center at the wetlands, according to agency documents.

The deal would also involve Synergy ultimately giving the wetlands authority an additional 72 acres of wetlands where Synergy would remove 58 oil wells as petroleum extraction operations are phased in at other locations.

Synergy currently owns about 156 acres in eastern Long Beach bounded by Pacific Coast Highway, Second Street, the Los Cerritos Channel and Studebaker Road. The nearby 5-acre parcel that Synergy would acquire in the trade is northeast of the intersection of Second Street and Studebaker Road
MORE DETAILS: http://lcwetlands.org/board/2016-05-05/Item_7_SynergyUpdate_smallfile.pdf


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CONNECTOR BETWEEN GRIFFITH PARK AND ELYSIAN PARK:

Feb 14, 2016: 10 acre Corralitas Red Car property to be bought with around $1.5 million from L.A. City, County and SMMC; adjacent to the LA River:
http://www.losfelizledger.com/article/red-car-property-to-become-wildlife-reserve/

https://redcarproperty.blogspot.com/2007/01/development-history.html

https://redcarproperty.blogspot.com/2016/10/corralitas-red-car-property-49-unit.html
TPL drops exclusive option to buy the land


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SAN FERNANDO VALLEY CREEKS:

Reseda River Loop project at the confluence with the Los Angeles River and Aliso Creek: The new 2-acre park, located behind the West Valley YMCA, will create active and passive recreation and include a refurbished 1-mile trail connecting neighborhoods for nearby residents. Trail improvements will include a new pedestrian bridge to cross Aliso Creek, native plants, shaded benches, entry gates, interpretive signage and rest areas for cyclists and pedestrians.
http://sd27.senate.ca.gov/sites/sd27.senate.ca.gov/files/outreach/sd27-201408-enewsletter.php

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CATALINA ISLAND:


27 miles of hiking trails added to existing 37 mile trans-Catalina system
http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/10/14/65621/catalina-island-expands-network-of-hiking-paths/




Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2016 So Calif Land Deals

ORANGE COUNTY:
11 acres will be bought by Bolsa Chica Land Trust from Signal Landmark and Goodell to settle lawsuit; price is being determined


RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES:

Projects that will receive $$:
--16 acres in City of Colton
--up to 4823 acres in the Coachella Valley
--1025 acres in Riverside County
--56 acres in the Chino Hills
--land in the Horseshoe Pebble Plain of the San Bernardino Mountains (SEE 9/10/2014 POST)
 
Feb 27, 2016

9/15/2016—600,000 acres in federal lands in the Amargosa Basin saved from solar project development as part of the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan

Feb 12, 2016

 
Feb 26, 2016
MDLT just transferred 820 acres in the Old Woman Mountains to protect access and ecosystem value #LWCF #Outdoors4all


SAN DIEGO COUNTY:

Jan 8 , 2016
Caltrans buys large chunk of Manchester Ave. strawberry fields http://www.encinitasadvocate.com/news/2016/jan/06/caltrans-buys-strawberry-fields/
@encinitasadvocate

10 Dec 2015
Lucky 5 Ranch purchase--KEY LAND PURCHASE CONNECTS STATE PARKS CONSER... http://fb.me/7BtS3PRK6





2016 Central Coast Land Deals

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

6/2/2016
Santa Cruz County Land Trust protects 124 acres of farmland, the Amesti apple orchard with a conservation easement.
price of easement: $400,000
Amesti was protected with $200,000 from the Department of Conservation’s california
Farmland Conservancy Program and $200,000 from the Land Trust

12/22/2014-LT of Santa Cruz buys 280 acres next to Hwy 17 tunnel project


MONTEREY COUNTY:

Clint Eastwood donated 79 acres along Carmel River to Big Sur Land Trust. He had given another 49 acres to the BSLT along the river in 1997

1290 acre Cross Creek ranch bought with federal $ by Ag Land Trust of Monterey County



 
SLO COUNTY:

3255 acres between Atascadero and SLO land saved with CE
The ranch area is 36 separate parcels making up the 3,255 acres. It is filled with streams, cattle range land, agriculture, and the man-made Eagle Lake. CE Donation was by Eagle Ranch LLC, owned by Greg and Jeff Smith
@lagunagreenbelt Mar 25, 2016

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY:

21 acres at Carpinteria bluffs; groups still raising $$

10/22/2015: Santa Barbara LT receives 100 acre donation of Big Ben Ranch, southeast of Lompoc

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VENTURA COUNTY:

860 acre donation by Lloyd Properties to Rancho San Buenaventura Conservation Trust

CA Natural Resources Agency awards $1 mil to Ventura Hillsides Conservancy to buy 300 acres out of 2123 acre Walker-Hearne ranch east of the Lloyd Ranch 

Central Valley and Sierra Nevadas:

Assorted Lands Saved in 2016

SHASTA COUNTY:

http://www.redding.com/news/local/open-space-plans-for-oregon-gulch-get-a-boost-33d6b24d-6b59-6926-e053-0100007f1dc5-381169071.html
5/27/2016: State parks may fund 165 acre purchase in Redding


GLENN COUNTY:

@Conserve_CA Feb 12, 2016
By matching fed funds with 1800 acres of land, we've helped protect small Hamilton City and river shore from floods http://www.chicoer.com/general-news/20160211/imperilled-j-levee-in-hamilton-city-gets-another-burst-of-funding


CALAVERAS COUNTY:



http://www.calaverasenterprise.com/opinion/article_26ab681a-3f16-11e6-a99f-1ff494a375fb.html
3257 acre agricultural conservation easement at Airola's Oak Canyon Ranch may be bought by Rangeland Trust (located in Copperopolis)


TUOLUMNE COUNTY:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvfsp30UQW0&feature=youtu.be
400 acres added to Yosemite National Park, Ackerson Meadow



NEVADA AND PLACER COUNTIES:

@BearYuba 7 Dec 2015
A new era of land conservation is dawning for Bear Yuba Land Trust http://www.bylt.org/sierra-nevada-protected-forever/
12,000 acres owned by PG&E will have conservation easements owned by BYLT


NEVADA COUNTY:

26 Dec 2015: 35 acre Clover Valley Preserve was given to BYLT, now removing garbage, mattresses & tires. More: http://www.bylt.org/land/clover-valley-preserve

http://www.capradio.org/69828
412 acres bought by Truckee Donner Land Trust and sold to USFS; at Castle Valley trailhead of PCT
http://blogs.usda.gov/2016/04/19/partnership-protects-public-access-in-a-landscape-fit-for-a-king/


PlacerLandTrust ‏@PlacerLandTrust Nov 2
3 yrs ago (2014), 7.5 acres of the Aeolia Preserve was permanently protected. Read more at:
http://www.placerlandtrust.org/project/aeolia-preserve/




TULARE COUNTY:

66 acre Craig ranch in Tulare County @savetheredwoods 4/4/16
Land donation by Save the Redwoods League and Sequoia Riverlands Trustto the federal Bureau of Land Management improves access to giant sequoia grove near Visalia: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article61161792.html
https://www.savetheredwoods.org/league-announcement/save-redwoods-league-sequoia-riverlands-trust-donate-land-tulare-county-blm/
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article61161792.html
MAP: https://www.savetheredwoods.org/protect/you-secured-a-new-gateway-to-giants/
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/story/sports/outdoors/pathstopeaks/2016/03/04/nonprofits-donate-land-tulare-county/81337038/


KERN COUNTY:

https://kernvalleysun.com/kv_life/for-hot-springs-valley-acquisition#.V5EA0DLpL7E.twitter
CA SNC gives $500k for 189 acres near Lake Isabella

2016 East and South SF Bay New Parks Wrap-up

East and South San Francisco Bay Parks Deals:

IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY:

@SaveMountDiablo Jan 8 , 2016
Mount Diablo landowner selling 88 acre North Peak Ranch to conservation group. Group has 10 year option to raise $1.1 million to buy it.


Mar 16, 2016
$1 mil in restitution and giving up development rights on 107 acres in East SF BAY
Developer to pay millions after disturbing endangered California tiger salamander habitat: http://1.usa.gov/1S27HzZ


IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY:

2748 acre ranch purchase gets $25 mil Santa Clara Co money, seller is Manou Mobedshani; includes 2.5 miles of future Ridge Trail


IN SAN MATEO COUNTY:

96 acre Cordes farm south of Pescadero bought by POST, they will put a CE on it, and may sell to farmer

28 Dec 2015
256 acres of land protected in the Santa Cruz Mtns for wildlife!

Jan 12, 2016

 
2 Dec 201: POST purchased 376 acres for parkland in 2015 in the south west San Francisco bay area
@POST_fans
The digital version of our 2015 Annual Report is now available to view online! http://ow.ly/VmbyY


IN SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY:

Jan 29, 2016
Want to help move the Ridge Trail off SF streets, over Twin Peaks & through the wonderful Mt. Sutro Open Space?



Govt. and Non-Profits save North SF Bay Parcels

2016 North San Francisco Bay Park Deals:

IN MARIN COUNTY:
6/28/2016: 491 acre Jacobsen ranch development rights bought by MALT

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 IN SONOMA COUNTY:

 
Mar 16, 2016
173 acres in Sonoma county bought 2014 by Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District...
Public access plan for 991 feet tall Fitch Mountain in Healdsburg in the works: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/5367764-181/fitch-mountain-park-moves-a


 
Sonoma Land Trust to buy 162 acres from Margaret Spaulding, located between Hood Mountain and Sugarloaf Ridge State parks

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 IN NAPA COUNTY:

Feb 8, 2016
Land Trust of Napa County completes protection of Archer Taylor Preserve.
50 acres added, preserving 380 acres total of Archer Taylor Preserve


@NapaLandTrust Jan 11, 2016
25 acre Beckstoffer conservation easement donated to Napa LT. More at:
The family has donated easements on over 400 acres to the land trust




Two North Coast Redwood Deals in 2016

Save the Redwoods League Saves Over 14,000 Acres in Humboldt and Mendocino Counties

First is the entrance to the Headwaters ancient redwoods preserve which the feds purchased almost 20 years ago:
https://www.savetheredwoods.org/project/westfall-ranch/
League buys 77 acres next to Headwaters Forest Reserve in Humboldt, for $1.1 million
6/14/2016


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The second is a purchase of a conservation easement over a huge ranch southwest of Ukiah

 
18 Dec 2015
SRLs Mailliard ranch deal buys development rights from 14,898 acres
@savetheredwoods 17 Dec 2015


Monday, October 31, 2016

Three Coastal Land deals from September

CA Coastal Conservancy Funds Three Big Deals in September

FOR DETAILS: see agenda:

(note: Links do not open with Firefox web browser)

disburse up to $1,000,000 to Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District to acquire conservation and public trail easements over the 873-acre Stewarts Point Ranch on the northern Sonoma County coast.


disburse up to $1,700,000 to The Trust for Public Land to acquire a conservation easement to be held by the Land Trust of Napa County over the 7,286-acre Montesol Ranch of which 6,184 acres are in northern Napa County, to preserve and enhance the watershed resources of the property and to protect the water quality of Lake Berryessa and its tributaries.
disburse up to $5,000,000 to The Nature Conservancy for acquisition of the 561-acre Southland Sod Farm property in the City of Oxnard, Ventura County.