Kramer Ranch Strategic Land Conservation Easement Project (SNC 1159-LC)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Kramer Ranch Strategic Land Conservation Easement Project (SNC 1159-LC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
California Rangeland Trust

Document Description
The conservation easement will protect working lands that also support critical habitat for millions of spring migrating waterfowl and permanently protect 2,626 acres of wet mountain meadows. By protecting the Kramer Ranch in the region's predominantly agricultural and rural economy, the multi-generational ranching family will remain on the land, support the community and protect the Pit River watershed by continuing their land management practices.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688


Lassen Modoc
Other Location Info
Kramer Ranch is a 4,971 ac. property approx. 3mi N of Nubieber and 2mi NW of Bieber. The property is bounded on the S by CDFW's Ash Creek Wildlife Area, and lies within Pit River watershed.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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.


Notice of Exemption
2020030329_SNC_1159_LC_NOE_CARangelandTrust_03   PDF 916 K

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