C & P Conservation Easement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
C & P Conservation Easement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is a grant to Ducks Unlimited for the acquisition of a conservation easement over 313± acres of land buffering high quality wetlands located on the Sutter National Wildlife Refuge. The project will expand a permanently protected wildlife corridor outside the confines of the Sutter Bypass and preserve winter flooding to provide for the energetic needs of wintering waterfowl and shore birds in the Sacramento Valley. WCB Project Tracker ID: 2020002

Contact Information

John P. Walsh
Agency Name
Wildlife Conservation Board
Job Title
Deputy Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Yuba City
Northern California, Unincorporated
Parcel #
21-230-022 and 21-240-006

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15313. Acquisitions of Lands for Wildlife Conservation
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a conservation easement acquisition that will buffer publicly owned wetlands inside the Sutter Bypass and provide wintering waterfowl with habitat and their energetic needs. The acquisition will also expand a wildlife corridor for aquatic, avian and terrestrial species both inside and outside the Sutter Bypass.
County Clerk


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