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Project: Los Vaqueros Ranch Conservation Easement, Phase II

Description: A grant to The Nature Conservancy to acquire a conservation easement over 800± acres of property within the Arroyo Seco River watershed and related flood corridor, a tributary of the Salina River and related flood corridor.

Reference Number: 3640P1E894

Implemented By: The Nature Conservancy

Objective: To protect critical steelhead habitat as well as habitat for sensitive wildlife species including the red-legged frog, yellow-legged frog, western pond turtle, protect oak woodland, riparian and grasslands habitats areas, to provide enhancement to flood protection and flooplain areas within the above watersheds.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $1,201,938.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 5/1/2011    Actual Completion: 5/1/2011

Associated Counties: Monterey

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund11/18/2010$1,201,938.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementFlood Control/Protection Corridor acres acquired
Acquisition EasementThreatened or Endangered Species Recovery800acres acquired


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