Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains Conservation Area (Oswit Property), Project ID: 2018180


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains Conservation Area (Oswit Property), Project ID: 2018180
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The purpose of the project is a grant to Save Oswit Canyon to acquire approximately 114± acres of core desert alluvial fan habitat that’s supports the protection and preservation of habitat linkages and corridors for the endangered Peninsular bighorn sheep and other threatened and endangered species covered under the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Communities Conservation Plan, located along the lower elevations of the San Jacinto mountains.

Contact Information
John P. Donnelly
Department of Fish and Wildlife Wildlife Conservation Board
Lead/Public Agency
P. O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94420-2090

Phone : (916) 445-0137

Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Project Applicant


Desert Hot Springs
Other Location Info
Mission Creek Road, west of Highway 62, Desert Hot Springs, Riverside County, APN 667-050-011

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15313, Class 13 and Section 15325, Class 25
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves the acquisition of land for wildlife conservation purposes and the transfer of an ownership interest in land to preserve open space and habitat, including plant or animal habitats.


Notice of Exemption
2020080500_2018180_NOE_Santa_Rosa_and_San_Jacinto_Mountains_Conservation_Area_(Oswit_Property)_HC_JY_JW   PDF 437 K

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