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Project: Willow Hole Conservation Area

Description: Fee Title of ±154 acres for the purpose of Desert Habitat under Land Acquisition Program in Riverside County.

Reference Number: 36402009108

Implemented By: Coachella Valley Conservation Commission

Objective: To acquire two privately-owned properties totaling 154± acres as the initial acquisition project for the Willow Hole Conservation Area, in Riverside County. A cooperative project with the USFWS, the CVCC, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB), and the California Department of Fish and Game, the acquisition project will allow for the protection of blowsand habitat essential for recovery of the fringe-toed lizard and protection from development that is occurring in the southern and western reaches of the Coachella Valley. This acquisition is part of the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and Natural Community Conservation Plan approved for the Coachella Valley portion of Riverside County

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $1,235,390.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 12/29/2009    Actual Completion: 12/29/2009

Associated Counties: Riverside

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution11/17/2009$925,680.00
Other State Funds11/17/2009$308,560.00
Prop. 84, Natural Community Conservation Planning Program11/17/2009$1,150.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleNatural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP)154acres acquired


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