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Project: Upper Mission Creek / Big Morongo Canyon Conservation Area, Expansion 3

Description: Fee Title of ±74 acres for the purpose of Desert Habitat under Land Acquisition Program in Riverside County.

Reference Number: 36402011188

Implemented By: Coachella Valley Conservation Commission

Objective: To acquitre in fee 74± acres of land for protection of desert dune and blowsand habitats threatened by development occurring in the southern and western reaches of the Coachella Valley and which are essential for recovery of the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (CVFTL), a State endangered and federally threatened species. This project will also help expand on efforts to protect habitat linkages, fluvial and Aeolian sand transport corridors, alluvial fan habitat, and desert mountain habitat areas.

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $771,370.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2012    Actual Completion: 5/21/2012

Associated Counties: Riverside

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution2/23/2011$770,000.00
Prop. 84, Natural Community Conservation Planning Program2/23/2011$1,370.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleThreatened or Endangered Species Recovery74acres acquired


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