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Project: Esselen Tribal Lands Conservation Project, Adler Ranch Big Sur, CA

Description: Acquire the 1,199-acre Adler Ranch to protect Native American cultural resources as well as natural resources including ridgeline grasslands, mixed oak forest, coastal redwood stands and one mile of the North Fork Little Sur River.

Reference Number: 0540N867090

Implemented By: Esselen Tribe of Monterey County

Objective: Protect, restore, and enhance California’s cultural, community and natural resources.

Type: Acquisition Fee Title, Recreation/Access/Interpretation

Total Cost: $4,485,572.13

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated/Actual Project Work Completion: 6/1/2022    Final Payment: 9/7/2022

Associated Counties: Monterey

Located In Severely Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 68, Cultural, Community and Natural Resources Program10/17/2019$4,485,572.13

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleForest Conservation1199acres acquired
Acquisition Fee TitleOak Woodlands1199acres acquired
Acquisition Fee TitleSignficant Ecoystems and Natural Landscapes1199acres acquired
Acquisition Fee TitleWildlife Corridor/Habitat Linkage1199acres acquired


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