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Thursday, April 26, 2012

More coastal land purchases....

State Buying 1709 acres on our Coastline

From the agenda of the State's Coastal Conservancy in January and March of 2012

PROPERTIES ARE IN SONOMA, LOS ANGELES, HUMBOLDT, AND MARIN COUNTIES

modify deal involving the 495-acre Bordessa Ranch property on the Estero Americano in western Sonoma County. Coastal Conservancy-1/19/2012

$6,250,000 for engineering, hydrologic analyses, geotechnical assessments, and public access design and further authorization to disburse up to $240,000 to the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation for data collection and technical review to support environmental impact analysis and permit applications for the restoration of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve in Los Angeles County. Coastal Conservancy-1/19/2012

$2.92 million to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to purchase 5 contiguous undeveloped lots on Las Tunas Beach, Los Angeles County, for the purpose of providing public access to the coast. Coastal Conservancy 3/29/2012

$223,600 to the Northcoast Regional Land Trust to acquire the 20-acre Freshwater Farms Nursery, Humboldt County for the purposes of protecting and restoring habitat and agricultural lands, and providing public access. Coastal Conservancy-1/19/2012

$1,000,000 for the acquisition of agricultural conservation easements over the 1,194-acre Barboni Ranch in Marin County. Coastal Conservancy 3/29/2012

 Barboni Ranch in Marin County--click on map to enlarge

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