Cinnamon Ranch Agriculture and Resource Protection Project (SNC 387)

Summary

SCH Number
2011038078
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Cinnamon Ranch Agriculture and Resource Protection Project (SNC 387)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/7/2011

Document Description
The project is the purchase of an agricultural conservation easement that will permanently protect a historic and organic certified working farm on approximately 602 acres of important farm and ranchland. The Eastern Sierra Land Trust is requesting $735,000 in funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Grant Program to apply to the purchase. This project will aid in the preservation of the region's threatened working landscapes while also protecting the significant natural and historical resources that exist at this site.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4679

Location

Counties
Mono
Other Location Info
near Bishop

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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