Bates Ranch


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Bates Ranch
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Acquisition of approximately 735 acres for the protection of coast live oak forest and woodland, California annual grassland and north coastal scrub, to provide a critical north-south wildlife movement corridor from Mount Madonna County Park to Uvas Reservoir, and provide future wildlife oriented public use opportunities within the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan. WCB Project Tracker ID: 2022116

Contact Information

Rebecca J. Fris
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Job Title
Acting Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Northern California
Other Location Info
756-18-004, 756-22-005, portions of 756-22-025 and 026, portion of 756-26-001, 756-37-001, 005, 004.

Notice of Exemption

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


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