Wandern Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition Phase 1


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Natural Resources Agency
Document Title
Wandern Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition Phase 1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project to purchase a conservation easement on a 1,030-acre portion of the Wandern Ranch, in Madera County along Chowchilla River to permanently conserve the oak savanna/woodland, grassland, and riparian habitats that support many species including western pond turtle, Ca. tiger salamander, bald eagle, & other species.

Contact Information

Ron Benny
Agency Name
California Natural Resources Agency
Job Title
Grant Administrator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Raymond, unincorporated area
Southern California
Cross Streets
Rd 613
Total Acres
1,030 acres

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15325 Class 25; 15313 Class 13
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15325 Class 25: transfer of ownership of interests in land in order to preserve existing natural conditions and historical resources; requires no plan review. Section 15313.Class 13: Acquisition of lands for wildlife conservation purposes.


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