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Project: Sierra Valley Wetlands/Wet Meadows Conservation Project-Maddalena Ranch

Description: 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.

Reference Number: 3600BP1896034

Implemented By: Feather River Land Trust

Objective: 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).

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $0.00

Project Status: Withdrawn

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

Estimated Completion: 3/31/2021    Actual Completion: 2/2/2021

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration4/22/2019$0.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementSignficant Ecoystems and Natural Landscapes431acres acquired

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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