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Project: Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area, Expansion 6. AKA Wetland Conservation Easement Program, Cherokee Farms, Expansion 1

Description: The acquisition of 222± acres of land for the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), as an expansion to the Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area, located approximately five miles west of the City of Biggs, in Butte County.

Reference Number: 3640P1E841

Implemented By: Department of Fish and Game

Objective: The purposes of this acquisition project are to protect wetland habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and riparian songbirds and to contribute to the public use and other management objectives of the wildlife area.

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $1,122,508.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 4/21/2011    Actual Completion: 4/21/2011

Associated Counties: Butte

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund11/18/2010$1,122,508.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitlePublic Access/Recreation222acres acquired
Acquisition Fee TitleWildlife Corridor/Habitat Linkage222acres acquired


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