Hanning Flat Acquisition Project (SNC 1152-LC)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030326
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Hanning Flat Acquisition Project (SNC 1152-LC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
The Trust for Public Land

Document Description
The project will transfer deed ownership of the 3,803 ac. Hanning Flat property to a local non-profit who will continue to manage the property as a working ranch. This property will connect over 10,000 ac. of public and privately conserved lands for wildlife corridors, habitat for a variety of plant and animal species, and serve as a strategic location for fire management in a high fire hazard landscape. It will maintain land-based economic benefits, protect a high-profile scenic property, and provide for public access.

Contact Information
Jamie Sammut
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Kern County, South Fork Kern River watershed. 3803 ac. property 8 mi. NE of Lake Isabella, 3 mi. NW of Weldon, 45 mi. NE of Bakersfield. Bounded on the Eby the Canebrake Ecological Reserve, on the SE by the Kern River Preserve, and on the N and W by BLM property.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15325
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a Transfer of Ownership of Interest In Land to Preserve Existing Natural Conditions and Historical Resources. There are multiple purposes to protecting the property, including continued agricultural use, habitat, and open space. There will be no change to the primary land use and no physical alterations to the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030326_SNC_1152_LC_NOE_TPL_03   PDF 921 K

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