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North Fork Feather River

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Permanent Protection of North Fork Feather River Planning Unit with a Conservation Easement

On December 18, 2020, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Beneficial Public Values of the watershed lands at the North Fork Feather River planning unit. The conservation easement on the property is held by the Northern California Regional Land Trust.

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Lands to be retained at North Fork Feather River 

 

At its May 1, 2019 meeting, the board adopted the North Fork Feather River Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan (LCCP) for lands to be retained by PG&E at the North Fork Feather River Planning Unit located in Butte and Plumas Counties, California.

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 for a 30 day period from Thursday, February 28, 2019 to April 1, 2019.

 

Recommendations

 

At its January 22, 2015 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended PG&E to retain 4,192 acres of land at the North Fork Feather River planning unit, located in Butte and Plumas Counties.

 

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

At its January 24, 2018 meeting, the board approved a recommendation for a finding of no significant public interest value (NSPIV) for approximately 3 acres within parcels 667 and 668 at the North Fork Feather River planning unit after evaluating the acres and coming to the conclusion that the acres do not contain, nor do they have the potential for significant habitat, forestry, agricultural, recreational, or open space value. These 3 acres will not be included in a North Fork Feather River planning unit LCCP.

Land Stewardship Proposals

 

On July 8, 2011, the Stewardship Council received one land stewardship proposal from the Maidu Summit Consortium, which is interested in being considered for a donation of fee title to certain lands located within the North Fork Feather River planning unit. The Maidu Summit Consortium prepared and submitted the proposal and is responsible for the information contained therein. The proposal is presented as is, and the Stewardship Council does not make any assertion regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information presented, nor does the proposal necessarily reflect the views of the Stewardship Council.The Stewardship Council will fully review all proposals before recommending organizations for donation of fee title to lands within the North Fork Feather River planning unit.

Organizations Submitting a Statement of Qualifications

 

California Department of Water Resources
Enterprise Rancheria
Maidu Summit Consortium
Northern California Regional Land Trust
Oroville Economic and Community Development Corporation
Plumas County
United States Forest Service – Plumas 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.

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