Sutter Basin Conservation Bank

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sutter County Community Services District
Document Title
Sutter Basin Conservation Bank
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
Westervelt Ecological Services (WES) is a private firm that obtains, restores, and operates private mitigation and conservation banks. WES has obtained property in Sutter County with the intention of creating a conservation bank for the giant garter snake (GGS), a species listed as threatened under both the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). If permitted, WES would improve the site to optimize habitat for GGS and would sell credits to public and private entities needing to offset impacts of their projects on GGS.

Contact Information

Sydney Vergis
Agency Name
Sutter County Community Services District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Yuba City
Cross Streets
Sawtelle Road/Marcuse Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
025-200-033, 035, 036, 037; 210-012
State Highways
Sutter Bypass

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Other (Conservation Bank)
Local Actions
Development Agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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