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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2016 Central Coast Land Deals

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

6/2/2016
Santa Cruz County Land Trust protects 124 acres of farmland, the Amesti apple orchard with a conservation easement.
price of easement: $400,000
Amesti was protected with $200,000 from the Department of Conservation’s california
Farmland Conservancy Program and $200,000 from the Land Trust

12/22/2014-LT of Santa Cruz buys 280 acres next to Hwy 17 tunnel project


MONTEREY COUNTY:

Clint Eastwood donated 79 acres along Carmel River to Big Sur Land Trust. He had given another 49 acres to the BSLT along the river in 1997

1290 acre Cross Creek ranch bought with federal $ by Ag Land Trust of Monterey County



 
SLO COUNTY:

3255 acres between Atascadero and SLO land saved with CE
The ranch area is 36 separate parcels making up the 3,255 acres. It is filled with streams, cattle range land, agriculture, and the man-made Eagle Lake. CE Donation was by Eagle Ranch LLC, owned by Greg and Jeff Smith
@lagunagreenbelt Mar 25, 2016

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY:

21 acres at Carpinteria bluffs; groups still raising $$

10/22/2015: Santa Barbara LT receives 100 acre donation of Big Ben Ranch, southeast of Lompoc

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VENTURA COUNTY:

860 acre donation by Lloyd Properties to Rancho San Buenaventura Conservation Trust

CA Natural Resources Agency awards $1 mil to Ventura Hillsides Conservancy to buy 300 acres out of 2123 acre Walker-Hearne ranch east of the Lloyd Ranch 

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