Merced River

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Permanent Protection of Merced River Planning Unit (Lands to be retained by PG&E) with a Conservation Easement

 

On February 16, 2017, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Beneficial Public Values of the watershed lands at the Merced River planning unit. The conservation easement is held by the Sierra Foothills Conservancy.

 

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Adoption - Lands to be retained by PG&E at Merced River

 

At its April 6, 2016 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for the Merced River planning unit in Merced and Mariposa Counties.

The 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 public review and comment from March 22, 2016 to April 20, 2016.

 

Recommendations

 

At its September 16, 2010 meeting, the board recommended that PG&E retain all of the lands (approximately 24 acres) in the Merced River planning unit, located in Merced and Mariposa Counties.

At its October 20, 2010 meeting, the board recommended the Sierra Foothill Conservancy as the prospective conservation easement holder on the property.

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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