Escrow was recently closed on the acquisition of the Ervin Ranch property in El Dorado County. As stated in the press release "The cooperative effort by the American River Conservancy (ARC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB), California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has succeeded in protecting a total of 1,737 acres of oak woodlands, rangeland, riparian corridors and salmon-spawning habitat." Along with the habitat benefits, the property is expected to be opened in the future for public recreation such as hiking and fishing.
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This project received funding from the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program.