Doyle Springs

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Permanent Protection of Doyle Springs (Lands to be retained by PG&E)  with a Conservation Easement

 

On December 10, 2014, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Beneficial Public Values of the lands owned by PG&E at the Doyle Springs planning unit. The conservation easement is held by the Sequoia Riverlands Trust.

 

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Lands to be retained by PG&E at Doyle Springs

 

At its September 11, 2013 meeting, the board adopted the Doyle Springs Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for the Doyle Springs planning unit located in Tulare County, California.

The Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan 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 public review and comment for a 30 day period from June 5 to July 5, 2013.

Recommendations

 

At its October 20, 2010 meeting, the board recommended that PG&E retain all of the lands (approximately 45 acres) in the Doyle Springs planning unit, located in Tulare County. This action was taken after review of the Land Stewardship Proposal submitted by the United States Forest Service.

At its October 20, 2010 meeting, the board recommended Sequoia Riverlands Trust as the prospective conservation easement holder on the property.

 

Land Stewardship Proposals

 

On December 17, 2008, the Stewardship Council received a proposal for the Doyle Springs planning unit, one of the four pilot sites. The proposal was prepared and submitted by the United States Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest. 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 Doyle Springs planning unit.

Organizations Submitting a Statement of Qualification

 

Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Tule River Tribe
USDA Forest Service - Sequoia National Forest

 

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.