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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

A few State Wildlife board land purchases in March...

LAND PURCHASES BY CALIFORNIA'S WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
FOR JANUARY THROUGH MARCH 2013

SUMMARY:
1640 acres of development rights purchased
124 acres bought in full ownership


HUMBOLDT COUNTY: Arcata Community Forest (Humphry) 2 acres for $190,000. WCB 3/2013


MENDOCINO COUNTY: acquire 64± acres, located adjacent to the Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve – MacKerricher State Park. WCB 3/2013


YUBA COUNTY: exchange easements between the State and two separate property owners to provide clear title to the adjoining landowners and improved access to the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Daugherty Hills Wildlife Area (Howard Hill Unit). WCB 3/2013


YUBA COUNTY: Marysville ranch--acquisition of a conservation easement over 1,277± acres of land by the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) for a cooperative project with the U.S. Department of Defense, California Department of Transportation and the Trust for Public Land for the protection of oak woodland and grassland habitats and habitat linkages and open space buffers between DFW’s Spenceville Wildlife Area (SWA) and Beale Air Force Base (BAFB). $265,000. WCB 3/2013


BUTTE COUNTY: Little Chico Creek Oak Woodland, 363 acres,  $555,000.00
Conservation Easement, and Expansions 1 and 2 (Mott, Smith and Brigham). WCB 3/2013


SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Puma Canyon, and $488,000  Expansions 1 and 2 (Swart, J. Cox, and M&B Cox)
To consider the allocation for a grant to the Transition Habitat Conservancy to acquire the fee title of three separate properties totaling 124± acres. WCB 3/2013


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There was also a WCB Board Meeting on January 24, 2013;
There were no land purchases on the agenda for that meeting


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