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California's Conservation

and

Mitigation Banks  

2015


USFWS-approved Conservation Banks 2015


Allensworth Conservation Bank

Credits:

San Joaquin Valley Kitfox

Region: Southern San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 514.29 

Service Area Counties: Portions of Tulare, Kern and Kings

Service Area Map Coming Soon

Big Gun Conservation Bank

Credits:

California Red-legged Frog

Region: Sierra Nevada Foothills Total Acres: 46.77

Service Area Counties: All or portions of Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yuba.







Deadman Creek Conservation Bank

Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin Kit Fox

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Conservancy Fairy Shrimp
Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp




Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 684

Kit Fox Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare.

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.

Vernal Pool Species Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare.

Drayer Ranch Conservation Bank

Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin Kit Fox

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Greene's Tuctoria
San Joaquin Orcutt Grass
Succulent Owl's Clover
Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp

*The area of influence for the vernal pool service area is based on the Southern Sierra Foothills Vernal Pool Region. See the California Vernal Pool Assessment Preliminary Report (1998) by Keeler-Wolf, Elam and Flint. The Drayer Ranch Conservation Bank is approved to provide compensation opportunities, through the sale of vernal pool conservation credits, for impacts in this vernal pool region.

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 254

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.

San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus and Tulare.

Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area Counties: Portions of Calaveras, Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Tulare.

Dutchman Creek Conservation Bank

Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin kit fox
Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp
Vernal pool conservancy shrimp


Region: San Joaquin Valley
Total Acres: 501

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.


San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare.


Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Kern.


Fitzgerald Ranch Conservation Bank


Credits:

California Tiger Salamander

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Vernal pool fairy shrimp

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 808

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Merced, San Joaquin, Sacramento Stanislaus and Tuolumne.

Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area Counties: Portions of Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, San Joaquin, Sacramento and Stanislaus.

French Camp Conservation Bank

Credits:

Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle 

Region: Sacramento Valley 
Total Acres: 188 

Service Area Counties: All or portions of Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Nevada, Placer, Yolo, Napa, Sacramento, El Dorado, Solano, Amador, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Alameda, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, San Benito, Kings, Tulare, Kern, San Luis Obispo.

Great Valley Conservation Bank at Flynn Ranch

Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin Kit Fox

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 1067

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.

San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare.

Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area Counties: Portions of Calaveras, Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Tulare.

Kennedy Table Mitigation Bank

Credits:

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Succulent Owl's Clover
Vernal pool fairy shrimp

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 600 

Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.


Kern Water Bank (Conservation Bank)

Contact Information:
Kern Water Board Authority
33141 East Lerdo Highway
P.O. Box 80607
Bakersfield, CA 93380
Phone: (661) 399-8735
Fax: (661) 399-9751
Administrator: Cheryl Harding
Email: charding@kwb.org

Credits:

Blunt-nosed leopard lizard
San Joaquin Valley Kitfox
Tipton kangaroo rat

*Contact Kern Water Board concerning other species


Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 3267 


Service Area Counties: 
Portions of Kern, Kings and Tulare.

Kreyenhagen Hills Conservation Bank


Credits:

San Joaquin Valley Kitfox

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 1295 

Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Kern and Kings.

Mountain House Conservation Bank

Credits:

California red legged frog
California tiger salamander
San Joaquin kit fox
Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Burrowing owl
Swainson’s hawk

Region: Multiple
Total acres: 145

California Red Legged Frog Service Area:Counties or portions of Alameda, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Glenn, Lake, Marin, Merced, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Shasta, Stanislaus, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Yolo, Tehama and Yuba.


California Tiger Salamander Service Area:Counties or portions of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Calaveras and Tuolumne. 
The northern border of this SA is State Highway 4.


San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area:
Counties or portions of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Stanislaus. 
Warning: the bank may not be suitable for all impacts to kit fox and their habitat within the designated area.


Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area:Counties or portions of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Joaquin, excluding the 5 Altamont Hills Core Areas.


Sand Creek Conservation Bank


Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin Kit Fox

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 498

California Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties: Portions of Calaveras, Fresno, Kings and Tulare.


San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus and Tulare


Vernal Pool Species Preservation Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Tulare.

Vieira-Sandy Mush Road Conservation Bank

Credits:

California Tiger Salamander
San Joaquin Kit Fox

Vernal Pool Ecosystem Preservation

Conservancy fairy shrimp
Vernal pool fairy shrimp
Vernal pool tadpole shrimp


Region: San Joaquin Valley 
Total Acres: 333

CA Tiger Salamander Service Area Counties:Portions of Alameda, Calaveras, Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus and Tuolumne.

San Joaquin Kit Fox Service Area Counties:Portions of Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare.

Vernal Pool Ecosystems Service Area Counties: Portions of Fresno, Merced, Madera and Stanislaus.


CDFW approved Conservation Banks:



Stillwater Plains Mitigation Bank  Shasta

Vernal Pools; Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle

Credit Species & Habitats

Bryte Ranch Conservation Bank  Sacramento

Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp; Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp

Clay Station Mitigation Bank   Sacramento

Vernal Pools

Cosumnes Floodplain Mitigation Bank  Sacramento

Floodplain Mosaic Wetlands,
Floodplain Riparian Habitat,
Shaded Riverine Aquatic Habitat, Riparian Forest

Colusa Basin Mitigation Bank  Colusa

Seasonal Wetlands, and Giant Garter Snake

Dolan Ranch Conservation Bank  Colusa

Vernal Pools; Giant Garter Snake; Burrowing Owl; Swainson’s Hawk

Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank  Butte

Vernal Pool Establishment and Vernal Pool Preservation (includes Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp and Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp) Swainson’s Hawk Foraging Habitat Preservation

Sacramento River Ranch Wetlands Mitigation Bank  Yolo

Freshwater Marsh; Jurisdictional Riparian

Sutter Basin Conservation Bank  Sutter

Giant Garter Snake

Van Vleck Ranch Mitigation Bank  Sacramento

Vernal Pool, Swainson’s Hawk foraging habitat


Alton North Conservation Bank  Sonoma

California Tiger Salamander, Burke’s Goldfields, Sonoma Sunshine


Brushy Creek Conservation Bank  Contra Costa

Burdell Ranch Wetland Mitigation Bank

 Marin/Sonoma

 Non-tidal Wetlands

Burke Ranch Conservation Bank   Solano

California Tiger Salamander, Vernal Pool Preservation, Swainson's Hawk


Carinalli-Todd Road Mitigation Bank  Sonoma

Wetlands, Sebastopol Meadowfoam, Sonoma Sunshine, California Tiger Salamander

Desmond Mitigation Bank  Sonoma

Wetlands; Sebastopol Meadowfoam

Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank   Solano

California Tiger Salamander; Burrowing Owl; Vernal Pools; Swainson’s Hawk Foraging Habitat

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.

Haera Wildlife Conservation Bank   Alameda/San Joaquin

Burrowing Owl; San Joaquin Kit Fox

Hale Mitigation Bank   Sonoma

California Tiger Salamander; Sebastopol Meadow Foam; Sonoma Sunshine, Wetlands

Hazel Mitigation Bank  Sonoma

California Tiger Salamander; Wetlands

Horn Avenue Mitigation Bank  Sonoma

Seasonal Wetlands

Jenny Farms Conservation Bank   Solano


Kimball Island Mitigation Bank   Sacramento


Liberty Island Conservation Bank  Yolo

Chinook salmon
Central Valley steelhead
Delta smelt
Longfin smelt
Tule Marsh shaded riverine aquatic

Martin Conservation Bank  Sonoma

California Tiger Salamander

Mountain House Conservation Bank  Alameda

California Tiger Salamander (CTS); California red-legged frog (CRF); San Joaquin Kit Fox (SJKF); Swainson's hawk (SWHA); Western Burrowing Owl (BUOW); Vernal pool fairy shrimp (VPFS)

North Suisun Mitigation Bank  Solano

Vernal Pools. California Tiger Salamander

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.

Ohlone Preserve Conservation Bank  Alameda

California Red-Legged Frog; Alameda Whipsnake; California Tiger Salamander

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.

Pleasanton Ridge Conservation Bank   Alameda

Credits not yet released for sale

Slippery Rock Conservation Bank   Sonoma

California Tiger Salamander

Springtown Natural Community Reserve   Alameda

Wetland Species

Swift/ Turner Conservation Bank  Sonoma

Sebastopol Meadowfoam, Sonoma Sunshine, Burke’s Goldfields, California Tiger Salamander

Dutchman Creek Conservation Bank  Merced

California tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, Swainson’s hawk, burrowing owl, vernal pool fairy shrimp, vernal pool tadpole shrimp, and conservancy fairy shrimp

Kern Water Bank Authority Conservation Bank  Kern

San Joaquin Kit Fox; Tipton Kangaroo Rat; Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard; T&E Species.

Palo Prieto Conservation Bank  Kern & San Louis Obispo

San Joaquin Kit Fox

Chiquita Canyon Conservation Bank  Orange

Coastal Sage Scrub; Riversidian Sage Scrub; California Gnatcatcher.

Cornerstone Lands Conservation Bank  San Diego

MSCP species credits

Crestridge Conservation Bank  San Diego

Oak Riparian Woodland; Inland Sage Scrub; Chaparral; Non-native Grassland

Daley Ranch Conservation Bank   San Diego

Oak Woodland; Chaparral; Coastal Sage Scrub; Non-native Grassland; Wetlands

Heights of Pala Mesa Conservation Bank  San Diego

Conservation credits for biological impacts within the San Diego MHCP and MSCP areas

La Purisima Conservation Bank  Santa Barbara

California tiger salamander

Manchester Avenue Conservation Bank  San Diego

Conservation credits for biological impacts within the San Diego MHCP and MSCP areas

North County Habitat Bank  San Diego

Wetlands

Ramona Grasslands Conservation Bank  San Diego

Non-native Grassland, Vernal Pool, Burrowing Owl

Rancho Jamul Wetlands Mitigation Bank  San Diego

Wetlands; Riparian Habitat; Oak Woodlands

San Vicente Conservation Bank   San Diego

Coastal Sage Scrub; Chaparral

Santa Paula Creek Mitigation Bank  Ventura & Los Angeles

Wetlands; Coastal Sage Scrub; Floodplain Scrub; Chaparral; Riparian Woodland; Upland Woodland.

Barry Jones (aka Skunk Hollow) Wetland Mitigation Bank  Riverside

Vernal Pools

Cajon Creek Habitat Conservation Management Area  San Bernardino

24 T&E species and their associated habitats including: Riversidian Alluvial Fan Sage Scrub, San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat, Santa Ana Woolly Star, and Slender-horned Spineflower

Soquel Canyon Mitigation Bank

San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, & Riverside

Ephemeral, Intermittent and Permanent Stream/Riparian, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Native Grassland, Walnut Woodland, Oak Woodland, and Mulefat Scrub


Please call (760) 580-1969 for Bank Credit purchases