Merced County

Roen La Gran Ranch

Roen La Grand Ranch Merced County Roen Le Grand Ranch is 94.2 acres and is part of a larger ranch called the Le Grand Ranch that is 7,350 acres. The ranch is home to livestock grazing, high quality natural habitats for special status species including annual grasslands, vernal playa pools/vernal

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Nelson Cattle Ranch

Nelson Cattle Ranch Mariposa County & Merced County Preserving Rangeland, Habitat, & History In July 2002, California Rangeland Trust and The Nature Conservancy completed the purchase of a conservation easement protecting a historic cattle operation on the Nelson Cattle Ranch near Planada in Merced and Mariposa Counties. The 3,861-acre easement

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Lazy K Heritage Preserve

Lazy K Heritage Preserve Merced county Conserving Vernal Pools and Wetlands to Protect Species Habitat The Lazy K Ranch Heritage Preserve is more than just a name, it is a place that is home to a hard-working family who built their treasured ranch from the ground up and now will

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JCR East Ranch

JCR East Ranch Merced County Large Expanse of Vernal Pool Grasslands This easement conserves 1,409 acres of rolling grass hills with native grasses and wildflowers, protects vernal pools and productive grasslands, preserves unfragmented open space within the Merced Core Vernal Pool Recovery Area. JCR East Ranch contains ephemeral stream corridors

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Ichord Ranch

Ichord Ranch Merced county Merced Grasslands & Rare Species Conserved In 2009, the conservation agreement on the 2,912-acre Ichord Ranch in Merced County was completed. The conservation agreement ensures the existing habitat will continue to be managed in a manner that promotes a stunning array of threatened and endangered species,

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Dutchman Creek Ranch

Dutchman Creek Ranch Merced County Westervelt Ecological Services along with California Rangeland Trust placed a conservation easement through a mitigation conservation bank on 501 acres of the Dutchman Creek project located in Merced County in May 2014. As an organization, the Westervelt Company currently manages over one million acres of land

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Dry Creek Ranch

Dry Creek Ranch Merced County Protecting Against Fragmentation and Development The Dry Creek Ranch is located about 3 miles north of the town of Snelling and about 20 miles north of the town of Merced along La Grange Road, also known as Highway 59 in Merced County.  The Dry Creek

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Cunningham Ranch

Cunningham Ranch Merced Ranch Tempering Grown & Protecting Resource Rich Grazing Lands The Nature Conservancy transferred two conservation easements over the 2,067-acre Cunningham Ranch to the California Rangeland Trust in the early part of 2005.  Adjacent to the 3,861-acre Nelson Cattle Ranch where the California Rangeland Trust also holds a

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Agua Fria Ranch

Agua Fria Ranch Merced County Open Spaces for the San Joaquin Kit Fox The conservation easement on this ranch conserves 287 acres of rolling hills and valleys, and preserves the habitat for the San Joaquin kit fox, burrowing owl, American badger, golden eagle, Swainson’s hawk, Northern harrier, white-tailed kite, California

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