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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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11-15-2007: 8403 acres of California Wildlife Habitat to be saved at Meeting of the State Wildlife Conservation Board

MINUTES OF MEETING:



998 acres to be Purchased in Riverside County:

Wilson Creek expansion 6, 18.9 acres, located south of Hemet

Wilson Creek expansion 7, 352 acres

Western Riverside expansions 1 & 2, 172+ acres located along the Interstate 15 corridor

Santa Rosa Mountains expansion 8, 100 acres located in the Santa Rosa Mountains area south of the city of La Quinta, in Riverside County

Santa Rosa Plateau, Tenaja Corridor, 30 acres

Triple Creeks expansion 2, 6 acres north of the city of Murrieta

Edom Hill expansion 30, a 320 acre addition to Coachella Valley Ecological Reserve located southeast of the city of Desert Hot Springs,

Monterey County:

Elkhorn Slough expansion 16, 7.47 acres of land as an addition to the Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve, located in the town of Castroville in Monterey County,


San Diego County:

Iron Mountain/Monte Vista: acquisition of a 4,056+ acre property referred to as Monte Vista Ranch. The property is located south of the community of Ramona in central San Diego County

Los Angeles County:

Bluebird Preserve expansion 1,  262+ acres in the city of Glendora,


Sierra Nevadas:

Pine Hill/Salmon Falls expansion 5: acquisition of 80+ acres of vacant land in El Dorado County

Truckee River Wildlife Area, Gray Creek Canyon Unit in Nevada County:
donation of three parcels of land, totaling 1,343+ acres, by the Truckee Donner Land Trust to the Department of Fish and Game;


North San Francisco Bay area:
Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area, Tolay Creek Unit expansion 5: fee acquisition of 1,657+ acres of land located west of Highway 121, south of the city of Sonoma, in Sonoma County;

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