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Project: Sierra Valley Wetlands/Wet Meadows Conservation Project-Hollitz and Mckinney Ranch

Description: The Project will result in Grantee’s acquisition of a perpetual conservation easement over approximately 551 acres of land commonly known as Hollitz Ranch and Mckinney Ranch. Funding for this Project will be used to acquire the Conservation Easement 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 Properties include rangeland, irrigated pasture, adjudicated water rights, upland, riparian, and mountain meadow habitats, streams, and scenic vistas.

Reference Number: 3600BQ1996025

Implemented By: Feather River Land Trust

Objective: The objective is the Grantee’s acquisition of a perpetual conservation easement (Conservation Easement) over approximately 551 acres of land commonly known as Hollitz Ranch and Mckinney Ranch, located in the County of Sierra, California.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $648,077.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 3/15/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
  $648,077.00
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration10/18/2019$648,077.00


Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementSignficant Ecoystems and Natural Landscapes540.7acres acquired

Water Action Plan Target

    
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description

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