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Saturday, November 14, 2015

State Owned Wilderness to Grow by 4300 Acres

State Taxes Fund 4300 Acres of Additions to Wildlife Preserves

INCLUDES KEY LINK IN VENTURA COUNTY WILDLIFE MIGRATION AND TRAIL CORRIDOR

SUMMARY OF PURCHASES:
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: 646 ACRES
CENTRAL VALLEY/SIERRA NEVADAS: 144 ACRES
CENTRAL COAST: 322 ACRES
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: 3131 ACRES
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CALIFORNIA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
November 19, 2015 , 10:00 AM
1/ State Capitol, Room 3191
Sacramento, California 95814

PRELIMINARY AGENDA ITEMS


ABOVE: proposed Alamos Canyon park purchase north of the 118 Freeway in Ventura County


CENTRAL COAST:

Big Sky Natural Area CAPP - Alamos Canyon, Ventura County $1,852,126
acquire in fee ±326 acres of wildlife habitat, including large areas of riparian and aquatic habitat, grasslands and oak woodlands, located near Simi Valley in Ventura County. 



SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA:

East Contra Costa County NCCP/HCP (Nunn), Contra Costa County $2,742,400
Acquire in fee ±646 acres of land for the protection of habitat in the northeastern region of the East
Contra Costa County Natural Community Conservation Plan/Habitat Conservation Plan, in and near the community of Knightsen, in Contra Costa County.

CENTRAL VALLEY AND SIERRA NEVADAS:

Cameron Meadows Phase II, El Dorado County $10,000
acquire in fee ±22 acres of land for the protection of mixed chaparral habitat that supports six special status plant species and provides important, breeding, foraging, and migration corridors for terrestrial wildlife species, song birds and raptors, adjacent to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Cameron Park Unit of the Pine Hill Ecological Preserve in western El Dorado County.

San Joaquin River Parkway, Ball Ranch (Quarry Site), Fresno County $4,030,000
acquisition in fee of ±122 acres of land within the San Joaquin River Parkway located along the west side of Friant Road in Fresno County.


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:

Upper Mission Creek/Big Morongo Canyon Conservation Area, Expansion 7, Riverside County
$43,500. Acquire in fee ±20 acres of land for the protection of habitat essential for the recovery of federal and state endangered species within the Coachella Valley Multi-Species Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan area, located in the city of Thousand Palms in Riverside County

Western Riverside MSHCP (2012) - Caramello, Riverside County $50,000
acquire in fee ±10 acres of land located in the Community of Teneja in western Riverside County.


Western Riverside MSHCP (2014/2015) - Bautista, Riverside County $846,200
acquire in fee ±2,838 acres of land located in the City of Hemet in western Riverside County.

Willow Hole Conservation Area, Expansion 2, Riverside County $31,250
acquire in fee ±29 acres of land for the protection habitat essential for recovery of threatened and endangered species the Coachella Valley Multi-Species Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan area, located in the city of Desert Hot Springs in Riverside County.

San Diego County Multiple Species Conservation Plan (Skyline 244), San Diego County $10,000
acquire in fee ±244 acres of land for the protection of core habitat and linkage areas in the South County Subarea of the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program, located near the town of Jamul in San Diego County.


 

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