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Butte Creek

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Permanent Protection of Butte Creek Planning Unit with a Conservation Easement - PG&E Retained Lands

 

On May 6, 2020, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Beneficial Public Values of 2,179 acres to be retained by PG&E at the Butte Creek planning unit. The conservation easement is held by Northern California Regional Land Trust.

 

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan – Butte Creek

 

At its May 2, 2018 meeting, the board adopted the final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be retained by PG&E at the Butte Creek planning unit in Butte County, California.

The Butte Creek LCCP describes how the proposed transactions and related agreements conform to and fulfill all requirements of the 2003 Settlement Agreement and Stipulation.

The Draft LCCP was made available for a public review and comment period from February 26, 2018 to March 28, 2018.

Recommendations

 

At its January 22, 2015 meeting, the board recommended the California Department of Fish and Wildlife as the prospective fee title donee for approximately 1,305 acres of land in the Butte Creek planning unit, located in Butte County.

At its January 22, 2015 meeting, the board recommended the Northern California Regional Land Trust as the prospective conservation easement holder on the property.

 

Land Stewardship Proposals

 

On July 8, 2011, the Stewardship Council received two land stewardship proposals from organizations interested in being considered for a donation of fee title to certain lands located within the Butte Creek planning unit. Proposals were prepared and submitted by the California Department of Fish and Game and the US Bureau of Land Management. The information and statements contained in these proposals were prepared by the respective organizations. Proposals are presented “as is” and the Stewardship Council does not make any assertion regarding the accuracy or completeness of information presented, nor do the proposals necessarily reflect the views of the Stewardship Council.  The proposals will be reviewed and considered prior to any recommendation by the Stewardship Council for a donation of fee title to lands within the Butte Creek planning unit.

Organizations Submitting a Statement of Qualifications

 

Bureau of Land Management
California Department of Fish and Game
Enterprise Rancheria
Northern California Regional Land Trust

 

Public Information Meeting
 

The primary purpose of this meeting was to solicit public input on the development of the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plans (LCCP) to preserve and enhance the beneficial public values.

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