Steelhead Preserve


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Steelhead Preserve
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The allocation for a grant to the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy to acquire 21± acres of land for the protection of riparian habitat and critical wildlife passage in the Ventura River watershed by expanding the adjacent Ventura River Steelhead Preserve that conserves a holding pool for the federally endangered Southern California steelhead trout; to provide for wildlife habitat preservation, linkages, restoration and management, wildlife-oriented outreach and education, and for compatible public or private uses; located about seven miles north of the city of Ventura in unincorporated Ventura County. WCB Project Tracker ID: 2023024.

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


Southern California
Parcel #
061-0-160-320, 061-0-160-335, 061-0-160-355
Other Location Info
061-0-160-320, 061-0-160-335, 061-0-160-355

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15313, Class 13 & Section 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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