Bruin Ranch Property Acquisition (SNC 331)

Summary

SCH Number
2011038072
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Bruin Ranch Property Acquisition (SNC 331)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project is the fee title acquisition of the 2,300-acre Bruin Ranch property on the Bear River; Placer Land Trust is requesting 1,000,000 in funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Grant Program to apply to the acquisition. The purpose of this acquisitiion is to protect wildlife habitat along the Bear River as part of a larger landscape of protected lands, and to implement conservation-based management of the property. Bruin Ranch is one of the largest remaining privately-owned ranches with intact oak woodlands in the Bear-Yuba foothills.

Contact Information
Marji Feliz
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 823-4679

Location

Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Northwest of the City of Auburn

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15313, 17,25 - Class 13, 17 & 25
Reasons for Exemption
Acquisition of lands for wildlife conservation purposes. The establishment of agricultural preserves, the making and renewing of open space contracts under the Williamson Act, or the acceptance of easements or fee interests in order to maintain the open space character of the area. The transfers of ownership of interests in order to preserve open space, which consists of the transfers of ownership of interests in land in order to preserve open space, habitat, or historical resources.
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