Atkinson-Piasecki Ranch Conservation Easement (SNC 080171)

Summary

SCH Number
2010018079
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Atkinson-Piasecki Ranch Conservation Easement (SNC 080171)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Sierra Foothill Conservancy is seeking $588,300 in Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 to fund the acquisition of a conservation easement on the Atkinson-Piasecki Ranch. The Atkinson-Piasecki Ranch is a 680-acre family ranch used for cattle grazing and is located on the south side of Black Mountain within the Dry Creek watershed. The purpose of the conservation easement is to preserve the water resources, diverse flora and historic and viable working landscape on the property.

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

530 823-4678

Location

Counties
Fresno
Other Location Info
Prather

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 ofthe area.
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