Acquisition of the John Henry Ranch in San Diego County


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Natural Resources Agency
Document Title
Acquisition of the John Henry Ranch in San Diego County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project is to purchase the 282 acre John Henry Ranch as part of a strategic effort to secure a nine-mile long wildlife corridor and protect the lands and waters of the Escondido Creek watershed. The land to be acquired contains Engelmann Oak woodlands, coastal sage scrub and other sensitive habitat, and two tributary streams.

Contact Information
Teresa Mallory
Natural Resources Agency
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1310
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 651-7592


San Diego
Cross Streets
25320 Lake Wohlford Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Acquisition of lands for wildlife conservation purposes and to preserve land in its natural condition is exempt under Section 15313. Transfer of interest in land to preserve open space, habitat, or histprical reosurces is exempt under Section 15325. the project will preserve open space and exisiting natural conditions, including plant and wildlife habitat such as coastal sage scrub and Engelmann Oak woodlands.
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