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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

State to buy more wildlife habitat August 30th...


Almost 15,000 acres will be Saved from Development across the state with our Tax Dollars this month

SUMMARY:

4337 ACRES FULL(FEE) OWNERSHIP
10,466 ACRES IN DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS (CONSERVATION EASEMENTS)

NOTICE OF MEETING
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
August 30, 2012
10:00 AM 1/ State Capitol, Room 112
Sacramento, California 95814

FULL PRELIMINARY AGENDA:

Lower Yuba River – Excelsior – Phase II, $549,600 (Black Swan Ranch) Nevada County
acquisition in fee of 108± acres


Thomas North, Contra Costa County, $393,755, to acquire 135± acres


Allensworth Ecological Reserve, Salo, Expansion 27,  $17,500, Tulare County, 10 acres in fee title


Millard Canyon $480,200, Los Angeles County
a grant to Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy (AFC) to acquire 13± acres


Santa Rosa Mountains (Desert Ranch II) $5,000, Expansion 17, Riverside County, acquire 763± acres


Jacumba Peak (Change of Scope) $0.00 San Diego County, acquire 1,081± acres
 
San Diego River (Walker) $94,000, San Diego County, acquire in fee 107± acres


Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area, Expansion 13, $2,740,000, Yuba County, acquisition in fee of 679± acres


Yuba Highlands Conservation Easement – Phase II, $1,104,000, Yuba County, over 1,620± acres
 
Conaway Ranch Conservation Easement $7,835,000, Yolo County, totaling 6,224± acres


Campstool Ranch $2,761,055.00 Calaveras County
a grant to the Pacific Forest Trust to acquire a conservation easement over 2,175± acres of mixed conifer forest, oak woodlands and wildlife habitat corridors, located near the town of Railroad Flat in Calaveras County. DECISION POSTPONED TO 11/2012 MEETING


Oak Woodlands Conservation Easement (Barboni) $610,000, over 447± acres, Marin County


Ocean Meadows $910,000, Santa Barbara County, acquire in fee 63± acres of coastal wetland and watershed habitat between the upper and lower reaches of Devereux Slough in Goleta Valley


Santa Clara River Watershed (Teyton) $1.01 million, Ventura County, acquire fee title on 34± acres

Indio Trails, $1.01 million, Riverside County, acquire in fee 495± acres


Carlsbad/Northwest San Diego County $4,629,750 (Cielo del Norte) acquire in fee 240± acres


Sycuan Tribal – Sloan Canyon $1,165,000, San Diego County
grant to the Kumeyaay-DiegueƱo Land Conservancy to acquire in fee 609± acres

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