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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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Hearst Ranch

Hearst Ranch San Luis Obispo County Precedent-Setting Agreement Redefines State’s Conservation Paradigm One of the largest land conservation agreements in California history, the conservation of Hearst Ranch in 2005 has exceeded expectations in protecting a significant part of the State’s coastline. In an unprecedented partnership, Hearst Corporation, the Rangeland Trust,

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Harden Ranch

Harden Ranch Monterey County Expands Conservation Landscape This easement conserves 480 acres of grazing and hunting land in southeastern Monterey County, which supports native grasslands and oak woodlands.  The current landowner, August Harden, was gifted the land by the Avery family in 2009. Historically, the land was used for grazing

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Hanson Ranch

Hanson Ranch Santa Barbara County Landowners Desire to Keep the Property Whole and in Cattle Ranching The Hanson ranch encompasses 14,032 acres of gently rolling hills and valleys between steep canyons covered with grasses. This easement protects critical habitat for the California red-legged frog, and several bird species including the

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Hafenfeld Ranch

Hafenfeld Ranch Kern County Federal Government Supports Working Family Ranch for Species Mitigation In July of 2007, Bruce Hafenfeld, a rancher on the South Fork of the Kern River, closed a conservation easement on his property that was supported by several conservation organizations and made unprecedented partnerships with federal agencies.

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Goodwin Ranches

Goodwin Ranches Plumas County Preserving Rangeland for Future Generations The ranches encompass 3,904 and 2,946 acres of rangeland in the eastern portion of the northern Sierra Nevada Mountain range. The easement conserves bird habitat, areas of high native plant diversity, safeguards montane riparian, streams, and natural habitats that adjoin creeks,

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Genasci Ranch

Genasci Ranch Sierra County Fulfilling a Family’s Dream to Preserve Its Conservation Legacy In January 2005, California Rangeland Trust completed a land preservation agreement with Sierra Valley rancher and conservationist Attilio Genasci, and his son Jim Genasci. The 500-acre project was a joint effort among the Rangeland Trust, the Sierra

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Flentge Ranch

Flentge Ranch Monterey County Ensuring Generational Transfer The Flentge Ranch is located in the Cholame Hills of Southern Monterey County in Parkfield, California. Flentge Ranch is a family-operated ranch that includes 3,313 acres of open rangeland, just a few miles from the King Ranch subdivision. As part of a stretch

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El Chorro Ranch

El Chorro Ranch Santa Barbara County Preserving the Heart of One of California Central Coast’s Most Scenic & Historic Valleys In March 2006, the Isaacson Family, California Rangeland Trust, and the Wildlife Conservation Board secured a conservation easement on the 871-acre El Chorro Ranch. This conservation easement fulfills the desire

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Ecker Ranch

Ecker Ranch Madera County Keeping a Promise to Protect a Family Treasure The 1,080-acre Ecker ranch is located in the Coarsegold area of the Sierra foothills of Madera County; one of California’s fastest growing regions of the great Central Valley. Everything around the ranch is changing, and pressure from developers

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