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Project: Gazos and Valencia Creek Watersheds Conservation Acquisition

Description: Conservancy grant to the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) for acquisition of 320 acres in fee and a conservation easement for an additional 617 acres of redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The property to be acquired in fee may be transferred at a future date to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for addition to Butano State Park.

Reference Number: 37601803401

Implemented By: Penninsula Open Space Trust

Objective: watershed protection

Type: Acquisition Easement, Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $8,247,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 3/15/2019    Actual Completion: 3/1/2019

Associated Counties: San Mateo, Santa Cruz

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds10/18/2018$1,400,000.00
Private Contribution10/18/2018$5,847,000.00
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration10/18/2018$1,000,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementForest Conservation617acres acquired
Acquisition Fee TitleForest Conservation320acres acquired

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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