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Project: Sierra Crest Conservation Easement, Phases I and II

Description: Conservation Easement of ±4365 acres for the purpose of Forest Habitat under California Forest Conservation Program in Nevada and Sierra County.

Reference Number: 36402009024

Implemented By: Truckee Donner Land Trust

Objective: To acquire a conservation easement on 4,365± acres of commercial timber land, in the vicinity of Jackson Meadows Reservoir in the Sierra Nevada Forest, in Nevada and Sierra Counties. The main objective of this project is to continue harvesting practices that contribute to the local economy, prevent development, secure wildlife migration corridors, provide a buffer to the proposed Grouse Lakes Wildlife Area and provide public access to recreational opportunities including a two-mile section of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Type: Acquisition Easement

Total Cost: $8,253,680.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 11/24/2010    Actual Completion: 11/24/2010

Associated Counties: Nevada, Sierra

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Private Contribution2/25/2010$1,830,000.00
Prop. 84, Forest Conservation Program2/25/2010$6,423,680.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementForest Conservation4365acres acquired


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