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Project: Upper Mission Creek/Big Morongo Canyon Conservation Area, Expansion 5

Description: Fee Title of ±9 acres for the purpose of Desert Habitat under Land Acquisition Program in Riverside County.

Reference Number: 36402012066

Implemented By: Coachella Valley Conservation Commission

Objective: To allow for the protection of desert dune and blow-sand habitat which is essential for recovery of the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard, a California State endangered and federal threatened species, by encroaching development that is occurring in the southern and western reaches of the Coachella Valley. The project will also help expand on efforts to protect habitat linkages, fluvial and aeolian sand transport corridors, alluvial fan habitat and mountainous habitat areas.

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $70,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 10/5/2012    Actual Completion: 10/5/2012

Associated Counties: Monterey

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution7/9/2015$70,000.00
Prop. 84, Natural Community Conservation Planning Program8/12/2013$0.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleThreatened or Endangered Species Recovery9acres acquired


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