Oakvale Ranch Easement Acquistion (SNC 080234)

Summary

SCH Number
2010018082
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Oakvale Ranch Easement Acquistion (SNC 080234)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The American Land Conservancy is seeking $1,000,000 in Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 to fund the acquisition of a conservation easement on the Oakvale Ranch. The Oakvale Ranch is a 3,941-acre working cattle ranch that has been in the current landowners family for over 150 years. The purpose of the conservation easement is to preserve significant ecological and agricultural resources contributing to watershed health in the Yosemite Foothill be securing the 3,941 acres of open space including 10,000 linear feet of a seasonal stream. The conservation easement will prevent subdivision of oak woodlands and fragmentation of important wildlife habitat as well as contribute to maintaining the economic sustainability of the ranching community.

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

530-823-4678

Location

Counties
Mariposa
Other Location Info
City: Raymond

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15317
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