Santa Rosa Hills


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Santa Rosa Hills
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
To consider the allocation for a grant to the Oswit Land Trust for a cooperative project with the California Natural Resources Agency to acquire in fee 165± acres of land in the San Jacinto Mountain foothills for the protection of Riversidian sage scrub, Diegan coastal sage scrub, woodland and riparian habitats, and federally listed species such as the coastal California gnatcatcher and San Bernardino kangaroo rat, and to expand connectivity with nearby conserved lands including the San Bernardino National Forest, located one mile east of the city of Hemet in unincorporated Riverside County. WCB Project Tracker ID 2023062

Contact Information

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


Southern California
Parcel #
454-120-042, 454-190-001, 454-190-002 and 454-190-003

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.
County Clerk


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