Purchase of the Gold Hill Ranch and Wakamatsu Colony Site (SNC 080146)

Summary

SCH Number
2010018077
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Purchase of the Gold Hill Ranch and Wakamatsu Colony Site (SNC 080146)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The American River Conservancy is seeking $1,000,000 in Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 funding to acquire 272 acres of the Gold Hill Ranch to conserve both natural and cultural resources. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy funds will be matched by $2.29 million from private donors and other Federal grant money towards the purchase of the land. The purchase would protect approximately 0.97 mile of tributary stream, 40 acres of wetlands and 120 acres of valley and blue oak woodlands.

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

(530) 823-4681

Location

Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15325
Reasons for Exemption
The acquisition of an area to preserve the existing natural conditions, including plant and animal habitat and to preserve historical resources.
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