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Project: Thousand Palms Conservation Area (Gabison)

Description: Fee Title of ±70 acres for the purpose of Desert Habitat under Land Acquisition Program in Riverside County.

Reference Number: 36402011041

Implemented By: Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy

Objective: To acquire 70± acres of land for the protection and conservation of existing regional wildlife linkages and aeolian and fluvial sand transport areas within one of four priority areas of the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Preserve (MSHCP). The acquisition will allow for the protection of blowsand habitat which is essential for recovery of the fringe-toed lizard and its protection from development that is occurring in the southern and western reaches of the Coachella Valley.

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $1,000,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 10/1/2011    Actual Completion: 8/24/2011

Associated Counties: Riverside

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds6/2/2011$300,000.00
Prop. 84, Natural Community Conservation Planning Program6/2/2011$700,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleWildlife Corridor/Habitat Linkage70acres acquired


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