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Project: Paradise Cut Flood and Conservation Easement Acquisition

Description: The Project will acquire the Conservation Easement to ensure the property is preserved in its wildlife-friendly agriculture, and open-space condition, and used for the purposes of wildlife habitat preservation, restoration and management, all as may be consistent with wildlife habitat preservation and protection of sensitive biological resources, including, without limitation, Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni), Northern harrier (Circus cyaneus), White-tailed kite (Elanus leucurus), Merlin (Falco columbarius), Tricolored blackbird (Agelaius tricolor), Great egret (Ardea alba), Great blue heron (Ardea herodias), Loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus), Yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia), and Red bat (Lasiurus borealis), with future potential benefits to valley elderberry longhorn beetle (Desmocerus californicus dimorphus), giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas), riparian brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius), Pacific pond turtle (Actinemys marmorata) and migrating salmonids (Onchorhynchus species) (individually and collectively, Conservation Values).

Reference Number: 3600BP1796038

Implemented By: American Rivers

Objective: Objective of the Project is for Grantee to acquire over approximately 109.55 acres of land commonly known as the Kisst Property, located in the County of San Joaquin, California and the Successor Grantee will take ownership of the Conservation Easement upon close of escrow. Purposes of Grant: The Property will be preserved in its wildlife-friendly agriculture, and open-space condition, and used for the purposes of wildlife habitat preservation, restoration and management.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $1,219,773.24

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 4/30/2020    Actual Completion: 7/28/2020

Associated Counties: San Joaquin

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
  $1,219,773.24
Prop. 1, Water Quality, Ecosystem Restoration and Fish Protection Facilities - Delta7/28/2020$1,219,773.24


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Acquisition Easement   

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