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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

WCB 2/2016: More land for critters....

About 20,000 Acres to be Saved by CA Wildlife Board in February

Notice of Meeting
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
February 24, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Resources Building 1416 9th Street, First Floor Auditorium Sacramento, California 95814

FULL AGENDA: http://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=115311
MAPS OF PURCHASES: https://goo.gl/photos/9YpiMfJoPqo6AfT77

NORTH COAST:

Eel River Peninsula, Phase II (Foster Mountain), (Garcia Creek), (Summer Camp) Mendocino County $3,530,000
To consider the acquisition of three separate conservation easements by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection totaling 15,620± acres; near the City of Willits


CENTRAL COAST:

Santa Cruz Sandhills, Zayante, (Bias) Santa Cruz County: $10,000 to the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County to acquire in fee 11± acres of land located adjacent to the community of Felton
http://www.landtrustsantacruz.org/


CENTRAL VALLEY:

Mouth of Cottonwood Creek Wildlife Area, (Manner) Shasta County $350,000
To reconsider the acquisition in fee of 13± acres of land by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife near the community of Cottonwood

Willow Bend, Colusa County $430,000 to River Partners to acquire in fee 24± acres near the City of Colusa
http://www.riverpartners.org/

Epperson Place Ranch Conservation Easement Colusa County $407,000 to the California Rangeland Trust to acquire a conservation easement over 1,547± acres located in Bear Valley
http://rangelandtrust.org/

Keegan Ranch Conservation Easement Colusa County $332,500 to the California Rangeland Trust to acquire a conservation easement over 2,507± acres in Bear Valley



SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:

Upper Mission Creek/Big Morongo Canyon Conservation Area Expansion 7, Riverside County: $66,250 to the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission (CVCC)to acquire 39± acres located in the City of Desert Hot Springs

Sycuan Peak Ecological Reserve, Expansion 6 San Diego County $25,530
acquisition in fee of 2± acres of land by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife located in the community of Jamul

Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area Expansion 6 San Diego County $282,720
acquisition in fee of 185± acres of land by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife located near the community of Jamul

San Diego Mountain Ranch San Diego County: $10,000 to Back Country Land Trust to acquire a total of 982± acres located in Campo Valley