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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

State to Fund Saving 9000 Acres in August

Notice of Meeting
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
August 30, 2016 10:00 a.m. Natural Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium Sacramento, California 95814
Preliminary Agenda Items


SUMMARY:

2702 ACRES OF LAND PURCHASED, AND 6401 ACRES OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS



SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: 23 acres in fee ownership and 871 acres of development rights

Big Valley Wetlands, Melo Property, Lake County $135,000
grant to the Lake County Land Trust to acquire in fee 34± acres

East Contra Costa County HCP/NCCP (Coelho), Contra Costa County $464,239
acquire 199± acres located in unincorporated Byron, Contra Costa County.

Stewarts Point Ranch, Sonoma County $3,020,000
acquire a conservation easement over 871± acres of forest lands

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CENTRAL VALLEY—SIERRA NEVADAS: 1247 acres in fee and 5530 acres of development rights (conservation easement)

Antelope Valley Wildlife Area, Expansion 6, Sierra County $180,000
acquisition in fee of 160± acres of land near Loyalton in Sierra County.

San Joaquin River Parkway (Circle V), Madera County $1,090,000
acquisition in fee of 21± acres

Anderson Ranch, Lassen County $1,195,000
grant to the Feather River Land Trust for a cooperative project with the Natural Resources Agency to acquire a conservation easement over 5,530± acres near the town of Doyle in Lassen County.

Crocker Meadows Wildlife Area, Expansion 2, Plumas County $1,755,000
acquisition in fee of 1,066± acres of land near Beckwourth in Plumas County.

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CENTRAL COAST:

Elkhorn Slough Land Exchange, Moro Cojo Slough – Calcagno, Monterey County $70,391
exchange of 14± acres for 16± acres located near Moss Landing in Monterey County.

North Carrizo Water Well Easement, San Luis Obispo County $1,100
acquisition of a water well easement in North Carrizzo Plains near Simmler

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SO-CALIF AND DESERT: 1220 acres in fee (full) ownership

Wheeler Ridge, Expansion 5, Mono County $435,000
acquisition in fee of 20± acres near Swall Meadows.

RLA Peninsular Bighorn Sheep, Shumway Ranch, Riverside County $276,622
acquisition of 640± acres near Palm Desert in Riverside County.

Western Riverside MSHCP (2012) – Terra, Riverside County $240,000
acquire in fee 280± acres near the city of Hemet, in Riverside County.

Sycuan Peak Ecological Reserve, Expansion 8, San Diego County $120,000
acquisition in fee of 40± acres near the city of Jamul in San Diego County.

Sawmill Pebble Plain Ecological Preserve, Expansion 1, San Bernardino County $2,515,000
grant to the San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust to acquire in fee 240± acres located south of Big Bear Lake, in the San Bernardino Mountains

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