Middle Fork Stanislaus River

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Permanent Protection of Middle Fork Stanislaus River (Lands to be retained by PG&E) with a Conservation Easement 

 

On August 28, 2015, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Benefical Public Values of 515 acres to be retained by PG&E at the Middle Fork Stanislaus River planning unit. The conservation easement is held by Mother Lode Land Trust.

 

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Adoption - Lands to be Retained by PG&E at Middle Fork Stanislaus River

At its June 25, 2014 meeting the board adopted the proposed Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be retained by PG&E at the Middle Fork Stanislaus River planning unit in Tuolumne County. The easement to be established on these lands will be held by the Mother Lode Land Trust.

The LCCP describes how the proposed transaction 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 April 10, 2014 - May 10, 2014.

 

Recommendations

 

At its September 16, 2010 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended that PG&E retain all of the lands (approximately 515 acres) in the Middle Fork Stanislaus River planning unit, located in Tuolumne County.

At its September 15, 2011 meeting, the board recommended the Mother Lode Land Trust 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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