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Project: Millerton Preserve (Ecker Ranch)

Description: Conservation Easement of ±1080 acres for the purpose of Rangeland under The Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grasslands Protection Program in Madera County.

Reference Number: 36402008068

Implemented By: California Rangeland Trust

Objective: The purposes of this project are to prevent the conversion of rangeland, grazing land and grassland to nonagricultural uses, to protect the property from encroaching residential development, and to sustain the open space benefits that occur from continued livestock grazing use, all of which are consistent with the proposed funding sources.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $3,008,276.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 8/26/2008    Actual Completion: 8/26/2008

Associated Counties: Madera

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Bond5/22/2008$1,856,508.00
Prop. 84, Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Program5/22/2008$1,151,768.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementRangeland, Grazing Land, and Grasslands1080acres acquired


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