$24 million to Save 20,000 acres of Redwoods in Sonoma County
NEWS COVERAGE ON THE PURCHASE:
BACKGROUND FROM OUR WEBSITE:
State taxpayers to contribute $10 million:
from Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting – April 18, 2013
disburse up to $10,000,000 to The Conservation Fund to acquire the approximately 19,650 acre Preservation Ranch property in northern Sonoma County.
SEVERAL OTHER PURCHASES AND LAND DEALS BY THE COASTAL CONSERVANCY AT DECEMBER 2012 AND FEBRUARY AND APRIL 2013 MEETINGS:
MENDOCINO COUNTY: disburse up to $65,500 to the California Department of Parks and Recreation to complete the acquisition of approximately 64.5 acres of property known as the “Hunt Property” to add to the Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve in MacKerricher State Park managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Coastal Conservancy 12/2012.
STAFF REPORT: (map links not working)http://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2012/1212/20121206Board3E_Hunt_Property_Acquisition.pdf
disburse up to $100,000 to the Mendocino Land Trust for coastal trail planning and to acquire the approximately 73-acre CIES property south of Point Arena, Mendocino County. SCC 4/2013
disburse up to $415,000 to the Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District for the acquisition of a conservation easement in the Arroyo Grande Creek Watershed in southern San Luis Obispo County for the protection and restoration of natural resources and compatible public access. SCC 4/2013
Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting -- Feb 14, 2013
authorization of a revised implementation plan for the disposition of the “Parcel 07” of the Bel Marin Keys Unit V property (Marin County Assessor’s Parcel Number 171-157-07) directing transfer Parcel 07 to the County of Marin for habitat, open space and public access program. SCC 2/2013