Elkhorn Basin: River Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition

Summary

SCH Number
2012128046
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Elkhorn Basin: River Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/5/2012

Document Description
THe Flood Projects Office, Flood Corridor Program, granted funds to The Trust for Public Lands to assist in the purchase of a conservation easement on the approximately 3,000 acres of land known as River Ranch. The purpose of the conservation easement is to preserve the land in agricultural use in perpertuity and prevent development in a flood plain.

Contact Information
Amy Young
California Department of Water Resources
3464 El Camino Avenue, Room 200
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-1448

Location

Counties
Yolo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15325
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves a conservation easement acquisition to preserve the existing natural conditions, allow continued agricultural uses of the area and to prevent encroachment of development into flood plains.
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