Tag: conservation

Touch the Earth Ranch

Touch the Earth Ranch Calaveras County Demonstrating an Alternative to Subdivision California Rangeland Trust in partnership with the Sierra Foothill Conservancy received a donated easement on the scenic Touch the Earth Ranch in 1999, which has served as a demonstration project since its acquisition. The ranch is strategically located in

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Tejon Ranch

Tejon Ranch Kern County Combining Mitigation with Protection of Species One of California Rangeland Trust’s role is to help ranchers with mitigation projects. In 2000, California Rangeland Trust accepted the donation of a 1,122-acre easement as mitigation for a commercial development located in the northwest corner of Tejon Ranch. As

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Sky Rose Ranch

Sky Rose Ranch Monterey County Inspiring Future Generations of Conservation In 2010, the Avery family donated their magnificent 11,000-acre ranch in Monterey County to the Rangeland Trust. Honoring the Avery family’s wishes and vision for the land, the Rangeland Trust put a conservation easement on the ranch and sold it

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Sardella Ranch

Sardella Ranch Tuolumne County The Sardella Ranch is located 32.5 miles northeast of Modesto and 7.5 miles southeast of the town of Sonora, just south of Highway 108.  The land use is mostly rangeland used for horse & livestock grazing and wildlife habitat. Rural Residential zoning is in close proximity to

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Santa Margarita Ranch

Santa Margarita Ranch San Luis Obispo County Voluntary Mitigation with Viewshed & Habitat Protection The historic Santa Margarita Ranch began as an asestencia of the San Luis Obispo Mission in 1774. In 1841, a few years after secularization, it was offered as a Mexican Land Grant and today large portions

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San Lucas Ranch

San Lucas Ranch Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara County Historic Ranch Conserved Forever The San Lucas Ranch, located in Santa Barbara County, will forever remain a working cattle ranch as the result of a conservation easement agreement placed on December 27, 2007, between the owners of the ranch and California

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Image of Running Deer Ranch with Lake Berryessa in the Background

Running Deer Ranch

Running Deer Ranch Napa County Maintaining Lake Berryessa Viewshed Running Deer Ranch encompases 1,275 acres of rangeland within the Blue Ridge-Berryessa Natural Area. The easement safeguards approximately 4,000 feet of frontage land along Lake Berryessa. It conserves historic Las Putas Rancho originally acquired by the Berryessa brothers in 1843. More

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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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Rancho San Lorenzo

Rancho San Lorenzo Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara County Ranch & Endangered Species Habitat Conserved Forever The San Lorenzo Ranch, located in Santa Barbara County, will forever remain a working cattle ranch and critical habitat for the California Tiger Salamander, an endangered species, as the result of a conservation easement

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Payne Ranch

Payne Ranch Colusa County Keeping Viewshed for Public Enjoyment The ranch encompasses 3,147 acres of forested uplands, oak woodlands, oak savannas, contiguous landscape blocks connecting adjacent Bear Valley Ranch, the BLM’s Cache Creek Natural Area, and Sulphur Creek. The ranch also provides habitat for wildlife and migratory birds, including several

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