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Tracking measurable success on preserving and connecting California's Parks & Wildlife Corridors

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

WCB 11/2022

ABOUT 10,000 ACRES TO BE SAVED BY WILDLIFE BOARD

 Notice of Meeting of WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD, November 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
MAPS: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=206070&inline


CENTRAL VALLEY/SIERRA NEVADAS:

21 ACRES China Hill, Expansion 4, $40,750 Siskiyou County
grant to Siskiyou Land Trust (SLT) for the protection of Yreka phlox, a wildflower endemic to China Hill and other surrounding foothill areas, located in the city of Yreka. USFWS is granting $59,000, for a total price of $100,000
http://bondaccountability.resources.ca.gov/Project.aspx?ProjectPK=22897&PropositionPK=4

655 ACRES Yreka Phlox Soap Creek Ridge purchase (Anderson) $105,075. Siskiyou County
grant to Siskiyou LT. USFWS granting $295,000, for a total price of $400,000

66 ACRES Barber Creek $240,000, Alpine County, acquisition by CDFW. WITHDRAWN

4101 ACRES Sierra Valley Conservation easement purchase, Expansion 7 (Bates Ranch) $2,382,268 in Plumas County, grant to the Feather River Land Trust. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is granting $317k, for a total price   of $2.7million

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NORTH COAST:

CAL FIRE Mattole Headwaters, $0 Humboldt County POSTPONED
acceptance of a conservation easement over 95+ acres by CAL FIRE located near Whitehorn in Humboldt County.

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CENTRAL COAST:

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander (Hasan) $900,000 Santa Cruz County
acquisition of 3.5± acres of land by CDFW, located in Aptos. Total price is $900k

4503 ACRES Sans Topo Ranch Conservation Easement, $650,000. San Benito County, grant to California Rangeland Trust (CRT) to acquire a conservation easement located near Hollister.    The US Fish and Wildlife Service is providing $1.85 million, for a total price of $2.5 million.

321 ACRES Pereira Ranch Conservation Easement, $415,000 , in San Luis Obispo County,
grant to the Land Conservancy of SLO County near San Luis Obispo. CA Dept of Conservation is contributing $735,000, for a total price of $1.15million

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LOS ANGELES:

Agoura Hills - Santa Monica Mountains Gateway, $2,230,000, grant to MRCA to acquire 8± acres, SE of Cornell and Agoura roads. MRCA to provide $330k, Total price is $2.6 million
https://smmc.civicweb.net/document/11584/Consideration%20of%20resolution%20authorizing%20a%20grant.pdf?handle=4F14D34DD86F45C082668846035801E2

Newhall Pass I-5 Wildlife Crossing Design, $4,724,000, Los Angeles County. grant to the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains for a wildlife overpass across Interstate 5
https://mrca.civicweb.net/document/64073/Consideration%20of%20resolution%20authorizing%20a%20suppo.pdf?handle=A82B7D676B474C3295B22EEAD2884D61

Saturday, September 24, 2022

North Coast New Parks...

From 2018-2022:


DEL NORTE COUNTY:

Aug 23, 2019
state $ help North coast Yurok tribe buy 50,000 acres from timber giant Green Diamond
@FORESTSFOREVER
"The Tribe is restoring approximately 15,000 acres in Blue Creek into an old-growth forest and a Salmon Sanctuary. Blue Creek is one of the most important Klamath River tributaries..." #salmon #forests https://buff.ly/2zdPKMR
https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2019/aug/14/yurok-tribe-acquires-50000-acres-green-diamond-lan/
MAP: https://www.westernrivers.org/assets/projects/bluecreek_website-map-updated-1594857350.pdf
Jun 30, 2020 @FORESTSFOREVER
How the Yurok Tribe is reclaiming the Klamath River https://youtu.be/D2mBw-oLw0I

New San Francisco Bay Parks...

From 2018-2022:

ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES:

10/17/2020
By an act of Congress, John Muir Land Trust is donating the 44-acre West Hills Farm property to the John Muir National Historic Site to help preserve trails and lands surrounding the longtime home of the man known as the Father of Our National Parks.
In 2019 JMLT purchased Almond Ranch, a 281-acre property connecting the John Muir National Historic Site to an expansive trail system and 18,000 acres of permanently protected open space.
https://jmlt.org/calendar-events/national-park-expansion-and-almond-ranch-dedication/

New Central Valley and Sierra Nevadas parks...

From 2018-2022:

SISKIYOU COUNTY:

Jul 5, 2019
Michigan-California Timber co sells 10,000 acres along the Pacific Crest Trail for preservation, now owned by public
MAP: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-vRRx_U4AATpdc?format=jpg&name=medium
includes 17 miles of PCT
https://www.pcta.org/2019/the-trinity-divide-land-acquisition-is-a-big-leap-toward-protecting-the-entire-pacific-crest-trail-66288/
https://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Land-deal-protects-spectacular-17-mile-stretch-of-14059845.php

New Central Coast Parks...

From 2018-2022:

SANTA CRUZ:

8/19/2021
MAP: https://twitter.com/landtrustscc/status/1428471318102429697
The Land Trust’ of Santa Cruz's commitment to protecting farmland goes back to 2007, when we protected 500 acres owned then by the Borina Foundation. Since then, the Land Trust has protected 2,500 acres of farmland, including the 500-acre Watsonville Slough Farm.

New San Diego Parks...

SAN DIEGO COUNTY Lands saved 2018-2022:

Jul 10, 2018 @escondidocreek
The Los Cielos Preserve has been steadily growing since 2010 and now totals 905 acres, adding 45 acres this spring! https://escondidocreek.org/news/land-los-cielos-preserve/?platform=hootsuite


New Desert Parks....

DESERT LAND SAVED, 2018-2022:

(Maps of all purchases are at the end of this post)

8/29/2012 @MojaveDesertLT Coyote Hole property, 111 acres just outside of Joshua Tree Village now within Joshua tree NP

Friday, September 23, 2022

WCB 8/2022

CA Wildlife Board Buys 4 Properties

WCB meeting 8/25/2022
MAPS and other info: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=203073&inline

Procter Ranch, San Luis Obispo, 321 ac Conservation easement, map on page 23

Reist Ranch, Mendocino, 95 acre Conservation easement, map on page 37

Ellis Ranch, Nevada co, 806 ac Conservation easement, map on page 45

Redwing Ranch South, Placer Co, 560 ac full ownership, map on page 52

SCC 9/2022

Coastal Conservancy Protects 2 Props.

 

Public Meeting Agenda– September 22, 2022
https://scc.ca.gov/2022/09/12/coastal-conservancy-public-zoom-meeting-september-22-2022/


MENDOCINO: disburse up to $$845,000 to the Westport Village Society for acquisition of the 26-acre DeHaven Creek Headlands located in coastal Mendocino County.
https://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2022/2209/20220922Board05_DeHaven%20Acquisition.pdf
Addendum: https://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2022/2209/20220922Board05_DeHaven%20Acquisition_Addendum.pdf

 

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MONTEREY-SAN BENITO: disburse up to $1,000,000 to the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County to acquire the 2,613-acre Rocks Ranch property located at the northern tip of the Gabilan Range in Monterey and San Benito Counties.
https://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2022/2209/20220922Board13_Rocks_Ranch_Acquisition.pdf


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VENTURA COUNTY-SANTA CLARA RIVER: designate The Nature Conservancy as the long-term management entity for the 2372 acres of Santa Clara River properties acquired with Coastal Conservancy funding since 2001
https://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2022/2209/20220922Board03G_Santa_Clara_River_LTM.pdf



Friday, September 16, 2022

New Big Parks...

 

NEW LA, OC, VENTURA, KERN & SANTA BARBARA COUNTY WILD PARKS TO EXPLORE FOR YOU WEEKEND WARRIORS


Friday, May 6, 2022

WCB 5/2022

Habitat Purchases on May 2022 Wildlife Board Agenda

Notice of Meeting ; WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD
May 26, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Natural Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

PRELIMINARY AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=201860&inline

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NORTH COAST:

Lake Earl Wildlife Area - Tax Default Properties $0 Del Norte County
acquisition of 38± acres of land owned by Del Norte County by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for a cooperative project with Smith River Alliance and State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), as an expansion to CDFW's Lake Earl Wildlife Area in Del Norte County. (WCB 5/2022)

Lake Earl Wildlife Area, Expansion 36 $0 Del Norte County
acquisition of up to 460± acres of land by CDFW for a cooperative project with Smith River Alliance and SCC, as an expansion to CDFW's Lake Earl Wildlife Area in Del Norte County. (WCB 5/2022)

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CENTRAL VALLEY:

Greenwood Creek Conservation Area (Lewis Ranch) $1,155,000 El Dorado County
grant to The American River Conservancy for a cooperative project with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to acquire 972± acres (WCB 5/2022)

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SO CALIF:

West Coyote Hills, Phase II $1,000,000 Orange County
agreement between the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) and the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) for the allocation of funds from WCB to RMC for an appraisal and due diligence costs of a 483± acre portion of the West Coyote Hills property, located in the city of Fullerton in Orange County.  (WCB 5/2022)

Banning Ranch $10,000,000 Orange County
grant to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) for a cooperative project with CDFW, Natural Resources Agency, USFWS, and SCC to acquire 385± acres of land for the protection of upland and lowland habitat consisting of wetlands, vernal pools, marsh lands, arroyos, and coastal sage scrub (WCB 5/2022)

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Last Large Private Parcel in L.A.'s Palos Verdes is Saved



Rancho Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, Expansion 1, $4,830,000 Los Angeles County
grant to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes for a cooperative project with USFWS, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, and the County of Los Angeles to acquire 96± acres from Jim York/Point View Properties. Total price is $21 million. (WCB 5/2022)
https://patch.com/california/palosverdes/palos-verdes-city-council-votes-expand-nature-preserve-report  https://www.dailybreeze.com/2022/04/06/palos-verdes-nature-preserve-expansion-would-protect-endangered-butterfly/

https://rpv.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=5&clip_id=4142&meta_id=103102

https://rpv.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=5&clip_id=4142&meta_id=103136



Wednesday, May 4, 2022

SCC 3 to 5/2022

Spring 2022 Coastal Land Deals

One Of Two Last Large Privately Owned Properties In Orange County to be Saved



ORANGE COUNTY: disburse up to $6,000,000 to the Trust for Public Land to acquire 384 acres of the Banning Ranch property in Newport Beach and unincorporated Orange County. SCC 5/4/2022

https://wcb.ca.gov/Library/News/banning-ranch-independent-appraisal-review

DETAILS: the State will buy 384 acres out of the 401 acre site. 17 acres will be turned over to the oil company which owns the oil rights and which will continue to operate oil wells from there. Sale price of the 384 acres is a total of $97 million: $37 million from the State of CA, $12 million from the USA, and $47 million from the Randall family.

NOTE: the other large private parcel is Chevron's West Coyote Hills in Fullerton, some of which is being saved. More....?

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NORTH COAST:

MENDOCINO: disburse up to $3,420,000 to Save the Redwoods League to acquire conservation easements on 3,862-acres of the Weger Ranch property within the Big River watershed.

SCC 3/24/2022


REDWOODS: enter into a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) with the Great Redwood Trail Authority (GRTA) for the purposes of developing the Great Redwood Trail Master Plan and community engagement process and providing interim staffing and technical support to the GRTA; and 2) spend up to $2,500,000 of funds appropriated to the Conservancy specifically for the Great Redwood Trail to support the purposes of the JPA for the advancement of the trail in Mendocino, Trinity, and Humboldt Counties. SCC 5/4/2022

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SF BAY:

SAN MATEO: disburse up to $500,000 to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District to acquire 644-acres of the Johnston Ranch property for natural resource protection and restoration, open space, compatible agricultural preservation, and public access, located adjacent to the City of Half Moon Bay. SCC 3/24/2022


SAN MATEO: disburse up to $950,000 to Sempervirens Fund to acquire a conservation easement on the approximately 915-acre YMCA Camp Jones Gulch property in the Santa Cruz Mountains in unincorporated San Mateo County SCC 5/4/2022

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CENTRAL COAST:

SANTA BARBARA: disburse up to $2,300,000 to contract for services to prepare environmental review documents, a cultural and tribal resource survey, and a property appraisal for the Hollister Ranch Coastal Access Program. SCC 5/4/2022

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SO. CAL.:

LA: disburse up to $500,000 to hire contractors to develop and implement participation from tribal communities, community groups, and residents of the greater Los Angeles region to assist in planning the Ballona Wetlands Restoration project; and (2) disburse up to $53,000 to the Friends of Ballona Wetlands to restore disturbed riparian habitat at the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve.

SCC 3/24/2022

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FULL MEETING AGENDAS:

https://scc.ca.gov/2022/03/11/coastal-conservancy-public-zoom-meeting-march-24-2022/


https://scc.ca.gov/2022/04/22/coastal-conservancy-public-zoom-meeting-may-05-2022/

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

WCB 4/2021-2/2022

 CA Wildlife Board Makes Big Land Deals

 

NORTH COAST:

TRINITY-MENDOCINO-- Lone Pine Ranch, Phase I $4,900,000 (total $7.1 million, with $2million from SCC, $200k from private sources)

grant to The Wildlands Conservancy to acquire 7479± acres located near the community of Alderpoint in Mendocino and Trinity counties. WCB 8/26/2021

 


TRINITY--Lone Pine Ranch, Phase II $10,000,000 (total price)

grant to The Wildlands Conservancy to acquire in fee 10,848± acres located south of the community of Alderpoint in Trinity County. WCB 2/24/2022


 

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SF BAY:

MARIN COUNTY--134 acre conservation easement, for $2.2 million from WCB, #34 San Geronimo CE, backer TPL. WCB APRIL 2021

 

EAST CONTRA COSTA County HCP/NCCP (Pugh) $41,000 (total $930,000, with $796K from USFWS, $93K from EBRPD)

grant to the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy (ECCCHC) fo acquire 80± acres located near the community of Byron in Contra Costa County. WCB WCB 8/26/2021 & 11/18/2021

 

NAPA--Quail Ridge UC Davis Natural Reserve System, Expansion 1 $100,000 (total price)

grant to The Regents of the University of California, Davis to acquire 35± acres located near the community of Moskowite Corner in Napa County. WCB 11/18/2021

 

SAN MATEO-- YMCA Camp Jones Gulch Conservation Easement $2,000,000 (total $9.6M, with $3.2M from Sempervirens Fund, $2.4M from Moore Foundation, $2M from POST)

grant to the Sempervirens Fund to acquire a conservation easement over 915± acres near La Honda in San Mateo County. WCB 2/24/2022


 

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CENTRAL VALLEY AND SIERRAS:

COLUSA--TNC 1000 Acre Ranch Donation $0

donation of 60± acres of land as an expansion to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Stegeman Unit of the Sacramento River Wildlife Area (SRWA) located near Colusa in Colusa County. WCB 11/18/2021


COLUSA-- TNC Boeger Ranch Donation $0

donation of 110± acres of land as an expansion to CDFW’s SRWA located near Colusa in Colusa County. WCB 11/18/2021


STANISLAUS--Tuolumne River Educational Center, Reeves Prop. (La Grange) $110,000 (total)

acquisition in fee of 24± acres of land by CDFW located near the community of La Grange in Stanislaus County. WCB 11/18/2021


SISKIYOU--6095 acres fee title for $3.2 million from WCB. #s 23 East Fork Scott River, backer: Wildlands Conservancy. WCB APRIL 2021


BUTTE--Dicus Slough Access Easement $0

acceptance of an access and well quitclaim easement from an adjacent landowner for the purposes of enhancing management of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands located near Chico in Butte County. WCB 8/26/2021


NEVADA-PLACER-- Truckee River Wildlife Area West River Unit Transfer--$0

transfer of 41± acres of land by CDFW to Truckee Donner Land Trust located along the Truckee River in the town of Truckee in Nevada and Placer counties. WCB 8/26/2021


YOLO--10. Peabody East Ranch $183,360 (total cost $600,000, with $416k from USFWS)

grant to Yolo Habitat Conservancy to acquire a conservation easement over 101± acres located near West Sacramento in Yolo County. WCB 8/26/2021


YOLO--Peabody West Ranch $183,360 (total cost $600,000, with $416k from USFWS)

grant to Yolo Habitat Conservancy to acquire a conservation easement over 101± acres located near West Sacramento in Yolo County. WCB 8/26/2021


EL DORADO-- Ervin Ranch, Expansion 1 $140,000 (no additional $ needed)

acquisition in fee of 40± acres of land by CDFW located near Rancho Murieta in El Dorado County. WCB 8/26/2021


MARIPOSA-- Stookey Ranch Preserve $740,000 (no additional $ needed)

grant to the Sierra Foothill Conservancy to acquire in fee 226± acres near the community of Mariposa in Mariposa County.WCB 8/26/2021

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CENTRAL COAST:


SANTA BARBARA--Campbell Ranch, Exp. 1 $374,306 ($6.9M total, plus $6.6M from USFWS)

grant to the Land Trust of Santa Barbara County (LTSBC), to acquire a 328±-acre conservation easement located near Lompoc in Santa Barbara County. WCB 11/18/2021


SLO-Attiyeh Ranch Conservation Easements $3,880,000 San Luis Obispo County (total $6.2m, with $1.5M from Dept of Conservation, $825 k from SCC)

grant to The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County to acquire conservation easements over 7,682± acres near Bradley in San Luis Obispo County. WCB 11/18/2021




MONTEREY, SAN BENITO COUNTIES --Rocks Ranch $4,000,000 (total $17M, with $9M from LT of Santa Cruz County and $4M from Dept of Conservation)

grant to the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County to acquire 2,613± acres located near San Juan Bautista in Monterey and San Benito counties. WCB 2/24/2022



SLO-- Las Piletas Ranch $4,722,600 (total $12.5M,, with $6.7M from NC, $1m from CDFW)

grant to The Nature Conservancy to acquire 13,527± acres located near Santa Margarita in San Luis Obispo County. WCB 2/24/2022

 


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LOS ANGELES:


LOS ANGELES--Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Overpass Crossing, Augmentation $20,000,000

(total price $76M, $25M from WCB, $25M from Anennberg Foundation, Boeing $1M, Caltrans, the National Park Service, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy/Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains, and the National Wildlife Federation ) grant to the National Wildlife Federation to construct a wildlife crossing over U.S. Highway 101 to facilitate wildlife migration near Agoura Hills in Los Angeles County. WCB 8/26/2021

https://patch.com/california/agourahills/liberty-canyon-wildlife-crossing-raises-18-million

The $1.4 million gift came from an anonymous donor from La CaƱada Flintridge, who has given $2 million to the project to date. Another long-time supporter, Carolyn Davis, contributed $500,000 to the effort in December.

Other recent donors to the project include a couple from Kansas who have contributed $675,000 after reading about the plight of the Los Angeles area cougars in National Wildlife magazine, along with a resident of the community where the crossing will be located who contributed $250,000 on behalf of the M. Piuze Foundation in memory of its founder.


LOS ANGELES-- Chatsworth Reservoir Connector $2,200,000, (total price $2.4 million, $200k from SMMC)

grant to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to acquire 163± acres located near Chatsworth in Los Angeles County. WCB 2/24/2022


LOS ANGELES-- Temescal Ranch, Expansion 1 $3,500,000 (total $6.1M, with $1.1M from LA County, $1M from CalTrans, $520k from USFWS)

grant to the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to acquire 3,605± acres near Lake Piru in northern Los Angeles County. TPL will transfer the land to MRCA, WCB 2/24/2022

 


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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:


WESTERN RIVERSIDE-- MSHCP (2017) Stevenson $84,000 (total price $240k, rest from USFWS)

grant to the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (WRCRCA) to acquire 20± acres o located near Murrieta in Riverside County. WCB 8/26/2021


WESTERN RIVERSIDE-- MSHCP (2017) Stoddard $259,000 ($740k total, $481k from USFWS)

grant to WRCRCA to acquire 57± acres located near Murrieta in Riverside County. WCB 8/26/2021


WESTERN RIVERSIDE MSHCP (2017) KS California $56,000 (total $160,000 with $104k from USFWS)

grant to the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (WRCRCA) To acquire 20± acres located near Murrieta in Riverside County. WCB 11/18/2021


WESTERN RIVERSIDE MSHCP (2017) Lafleur $78,750 (total $225k, with $146k from USFWS)

grant to WRCRCA to acquire 20± acres located near Murrieta in Riverside County. WCB 11/18/2021


WESTERN RIVERSIDE MSHCP (2017) TNC/Schumacher $145,250 (total $415k, with $270K from USFWS)

grant to WRCRCA to acquire 52± acres located near Murrieta in Riverside County. WCB 11/18/2021


ORANGE COUNTY--West Coyote Hills, Neighborhood 1, $2,804,000 (total $6.7M, with $2M from USFWS, $1.4M from RMC, $485k from State Parks/Federal LWCF)

grant to the City of Fullerton (City) to acquire 10± acres located in the city of Fullerton in Orange County. WCB 11/18/2021


SAN DIEGO COUNTY--San Diego County MSCP – Crestlake $930,000 (total $3.1M, with $2.1M from USFWS)

grant to the Endangered Habitats Conservancy (EHC) to acquire a fee title on 304± acres located near Alpine in San Diego County. WCB 11/18/2021


SAN DIEGO--Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve, SDG&E Power Line Re-Route $0

acceptance of a quitclaim easement from San Diego Gas and Electric for the purposes of enhancing management of CDFW’s Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve, located near the community of Jamul in San Diego County. WCB 2/24/2022


MONO --Centennial Point Ranch Conservation Easement $978,750 (total $2.6M, with $1.6M from Dept of Conservation)

grant to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust for the acquisition of a conservation easement over 1,741± acres near Bridgeport in Mono County. WCB 2/24/2022



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MAPS AND MORE DETAILS:


WCB APRIL 2021:

FULL AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=191921&inline

MAPS: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=192008&inline


WCB 8/26/2021

PRELIMINARY AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=193600&inline

FULL AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=193838&inline

MAPS: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=192836&inline

WCB 8/26/2021


WCB 11/18/2021

PRELIMINARY AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=195423&inline

FULL AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=195631&inline

MAPS: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=195713&inline


WCB 2/24/2022:

PRELIMINARY AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=197308&inline

FULL AGENDA: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=198934&inline

MAPS: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=199041&inline


SCC 11/2020-3/2022

 Land Deals by the State Coastal Conservancy Over the Last 1 & 1/2 Years

HIGHLIGHTS:

7480 acres in Trinity & Mendocino Counties

Development Rights on 7681 acres in San Luis Obispo

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NORTH COAST:

TRINITY-MENDOCINO- $2,000,000 to The Wildlands Conservancy to acquire approximately 7,480 acres of the Lone Pine Ranch property at the confluence of the Eel River mainstem and North Fork Eel River in Trinity and Mendocino Counties for the purposes of preserving and restoring fish and wildlife habitat, public access and recreation, open space, and natural resource protection. Total price is $6.9 million, with $4.9 million from the WCB. SCC 5/27/2021



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DEL NORTE-$940,000 to the Smith River Alliance, Inc. to acquire beach, dune, wetland, upland and forested parcels in the vicinity of the Pacific Shores subdivision, adjacent to Lake Earl, Del Norte County. SCC 5/27/2021

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SF BAY:

SONOMA-transfer fee title to nine Conservancy-owned parcels in the Bodega Bay area to the County of Sonoma; approval of the implementation/disposition plans for the property transfer; and authorization to disburse up to $34,000 to Sonoma County Regional Parks to prepare surveys and Phase 1 environmental site assessments of the parcels. SCC 9/23/2021

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CENTRAL COAST:

SLO-$825,000 to the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County for the acquisition of three conservation easements on the 7,681-acre Attiyeh Ranch in northern San Luis Obispo County. (total price is $6.075 million, with $3.75 million from the WCB and $1.5 million from the Dept of Conservation) SCC 9/23/2021


VENTURA-terminate the Coastal Conservancy’s Calleguas Creek Watershed In-lieu Fee Program by disbursing $2,453,773 million for the purchase of 58.11 jurisdictional wetland and riparian buffer credits from the Santa Paula Creek Mitigation Bank. SCC 9/23/2021

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:

ORANGE COUNTY-$10.1 million to the City of Fullerton to acquire a 13.7-acre property, Neighborhood 3, in the West Coyote Hills area of north Orange County for open space, habitat protection, watershed management, and public access. (Total price is $11.7 million, with $1.5 million from the Rivers and Mountains Conservancy) SCC 12/2/2021


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