Project will acquire the Conservation Easement of approximately 431 acres of land known as Maddalena Ranch to ensure the Property will be preserved in its natural state as a working cattle ranch that possesses unique scenic, agricultural, historical, upland and wetland wildlife habitat and open-space conditions and used for the purposes of wildlife habitat preservation, management, and potential future restoration; wildlife-oriented education and research. The Conservation Values of the Property include: abundant surface water rights, high-quality wet meadow and wetland habitats, perennial streams, riparian, grassland, and forestland habitats, a complex of fens, springs, willows and alder, along with the diversity of wildlife species all these habitats support.
Feather River Land Trust
Project objective is the Grantee’s acquisition of a perpetual conservation easement (Conservation Easement) over approximately 431 acres of land commonly known as Maddalena Ranch, located in the County of Sierra, California (the Property).
Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC):