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Thursday, January 1, 2009

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At Least 90,000 acres were Preserved in 2008

Our 2008 Update to our California Conservation Lands Inventory

Previous editions are at http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/over-130000-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html and http://connectingcalifornia.org/

Point Mugu State Park, December 2008


NORTH COAST:

Del Norte county, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/search/label/Del%20Norte

650 acres and298 acres


Humboldt county:

39 acres at Freshwater Lagoon, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-redwoods-league-2007-8-land.html

216 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/redwoods-league-buys-mattole-land-for.html

15 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/preservation-of-223-acres-of-coastline.html

44 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/preservation-of-223-acres-of-coastline.html


Mendocino county:

401 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-redwoods-league-2007-8-land.html

5.8 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/land-purchases-on-september-25th.html

64 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/feds-actually-give-almost-18-million-to.html

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SF BAY AREA:

Alameda County:

74 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/258-acres-in-sonoma-and-east-s.html


Contra Costa county:

17 acres and 35 acres in Marsh Creek, and 153 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/measure-w-in-east-sf-bay-will-help.html

333 acres at Chaparral Springs, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/land-purchases-on-september-25th.html

423 acres in Franklin Canyon, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/picturesque-franklin-canyon-in-east-sf.html

2000 acres funded by the feds, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/feds-actually-give-almost-18-million-to.html


Marin county:

2094 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/year-end-message-from-marin-county.html


Napa county:

113 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-redwoods-league-2007-8-land.html

800 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/another-800-acres-opened-to-public.html

673 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/land-purchases-on-september-25th.html

1000 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/coastal-conservancy-votes-on-crucial.html


San Mateo County:

1047 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/coastal-conservancy-votes-on-crucial.html


Santa Clara County:

28,359 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/02/protecting-heart-of-mount-hamilton.html


Sonoma county:

283 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/258-acres-in-sonoma-and-east-s.html

5630 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/public-and-private-to-save-5630-acre.html

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CENTRAL VALLEY/SIERRAS:

Butte County:

582 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html


Calaveras County:

413 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/06/413-acres-saved-in-sierra-foothills-by.html


El Dorado County:

45 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

558 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/558-acres-are-saved-on-american-river.html


Madera county:

1080 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/1080-acre-madera-county-ranch-conserved.html


Merced county:

2912 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html


Placer county:

912 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/06/912-acre-oak-preserve-completed-in.html

21 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/feds-actually-give-almost-18-million-to.html


Sierra County:

982 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html


Tehama county:

1440 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/spectacular-1440-acre-childs-meadow.html


Tulare county:

11 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-redwoods-league-2007-8-land.html


Yolo county:

685 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

3450 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/01/fresno-area-water-district-buys-large.html


Yuba county:

180 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/western-aggregates-and-group-announce.html

529 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

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CENTRAL COAST:

Monterey county:

4300 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/03/iconic-mt-toro-vista-protected-dorrance.html


San Luis Obispo county:

5500 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/pumping-up-slos-montana-de-oro-plan.html

838 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/slo-is-poised-to-add-to-greenbelt-most.html

180 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/san-luis-obispo-land-trust-saves-over.html


Santa Cruz county:

486 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/3016-acres-on-coastline-purchased-at.html

http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

64 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/preservation-of-223-acres-of-coastline.html

100 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-redwoods-league-2007-8-land.html


Santa Barbara county:

20 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

2725 acre conservation easement, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

143 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/143-acres-of-pristine-san-luis-obispo.html

3900 acre PXP land deal, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/oil-firm-foes-strike-major-deal-on.html

23 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/02/santa-barbara-county-ranch-is-saved.html


Ventura county:

53 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/3016-acres-on-coastline-purchased-at.html

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:

Los Angeles:

Lots of properties, the biggest are:

825 acres in Corral canyon, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/long-sought-corral-canyon-addition-to.html

320 acres in Soledad canyon, [Map] [Staff Report] [Map] [Staff Report]

220 acres in Palos Verdes, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/land-purchases-on-september-25th.html

175 acres in the Verdugo Mountains, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/01/developers-donate-175-hillside-acres-in.html

175 acre Los Cerritos wetlands, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/land-swap-saves-last-unprotected-large.html


Mono county:

1460 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/eastern-sierra-land-trust-lots-of-local.html

80 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/01/blm-opens-donated-land-near-granite.html


Orange county:

4.5 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/land-purchases-on-september-25th.html

140 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/09/county-to-fund-restoration-of-140-acres.html

10 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/coastal-conservancy-votes-on-crucial.html


Riverside county:

Coachella preserve completed

80 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

260 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

422 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

2869 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/feds-actually-give-almost-18-million-to.html


San Diego:

1100 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/11/1100-acres-added-to-anza-borrego-park.html

29 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-9511-acres-of-wildlife-habitat.html

481 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/10/back-country-land-trust-donates-481.html

230 acres, 1080 acres, 1020 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/04/feds-actually-give-almost-18-million-to.html

1000 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/01/nature-conservancy-buys-1000-acres-so.html

385 acres, http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2008/12/deal-reached-to-save-el-cajon-mountain.html

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