Meadow Ranch Conservation Easement (SNC 080133)

Summary

SCH Number
2010018074
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Meadow Ranch Conservation Easement (SNC 080133)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Pacific Forest Trust is seeking $1,000, 000 in Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 funding to acquire a conservation easement on the 237-acre Meadow Ranch. All the funds from Sierra Nevada Conservancy will be used towards the purchase of the easement. The easement will protect the property as a working ranch, while conserving its significant water resources including Fletcher Creek Spring Channel and 168 acres of wet meadows which serve as rich wildlife habitat. The Meadow Ranch is located in a focal area that the Pacific Forest Trust has named the "Southwestern Cooridor of Working Forests."

Contact Information
Bob Kingman
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 823-4681

Location

Counties
Sierra
Other Location Info
Calpine

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15317
Reasons for Exemption
This project qualifies as categorically exempt under Section 15317 in that it consists of the establishment of an agricultural preserve and the acceptance of easements in order to maintain the open space character of the area.
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