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Friday, May 6, 2022

WCB 5/2022

Habitat Purchases on May 2022 Wildlife Board Agenda

May 26, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Natural Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814




Lake Earl Wildlife Area - Tax Default Properties $0 Del Norte County
acquisition of 38± acres of land owned by Del Norte County by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for a cooperative project with Smith River Alliance and State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), as an expansion to CDFW's Lake Earl Wildlife Area in Del Norte County. (WCB 5/2022)

Lake Earl Wildlife Area, Expansion 36 $0 Del Norte County
acquisition of up to 460± acres of land by CDFW for a cooperative project with Smith River Alliance and SCC, as an expansion to CDFW's Lake Earl Wildlife Area in Del Norte County. (WCB 5/2022)



Greenwood Creek Conservation Area (Lewis Ranch) $1,155,000 El Dorado County
grant to The American River Conservancy for a cooperative project with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to acquire 972± acres (WCB 5/2022)



West Coyote Hills, Phase II $1,000,000 Orange County
agreement between the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) and the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) for the allocation of funds from WCB to RMC for an appraisal and due diligence costs of a 483± acre portion of the West Coyote Hills property, located in the city of Fullerton in Orange County.  (WCB 5/2022)

Banning Ranch $10,000,000 Orange County
grant to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) for a cooperative project with CDFW, Natural Resources Agency, USFWS, and SCC to acquire 385± acres of land for the protection of upland and lowland habitat consisting of wetlands, vernal pools, marsh lands, arroyos, and coastal sage scrub (WCB 5/2022)


Last Large Private Parcel in L.A.'s Palos Verdes is Saved

Rancho Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, Expansion 1, $4,830,000 Los Angeles County
grant to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes for a cooperative project with USFWS, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, and the County of Los Angeles to acquire 96± acres from Jim York/Point View Properties. Total price is $21 million. (WCB 5/2022)

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