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Project: Sand Hills Farm Acquisition (Elkhorn Slough)

Description: A Conservancy grant will support the acquisition of the Sand Hills Farm property by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation (ESF) near Moss Landing. This 107-acre farm is ESF’s highest priority conservation target in the Elkhorn watershed. It is the first phase of the land trust’s “Ridgeline to the Tideline Initiative,” undertaken in concert with the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Reference Number: 37601600301

Implemented By: Elkhorn Slough Foundation

Objective: wetlands restoration

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $1,580,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 9/30/2016    Actual Completion: 6/30/2016

Associated Counties: Monterey

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Monterey Bay and Watersheds Program5/20/2016$1,580,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleSignficant Ecoystems and Natural Landscapes107acres acquired


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