Innovative Mosquito Control on Conservancy Preserves

Mosquito FishAs urbanization expands in the Natomas Basin, there will be increased opportunities for humans to come in contact with one of the Basin’s more rural residents, mosquitos. Recognizing this, the 1997 Natomas Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (… Continue Reading Innovative Mosquito Control on Conservancy Preserves

Site Management Plan Draft Circulated

The Conservancy’s Board of Directors reviewed a draft Site-Specific Management Plan (SSMP) for Conservancy preserves at its June 4, 2003 Board meeting. The SSMP is required under the NBHCP for each of the Conservancy’s mitigation preserves. A voluntary… Continue Reading Site Management Plan Draft Circulated

Restoration and Enhancement Construction Underway

After considerable rain delay, the Conservancy’s largest ever restoration and enhancement construction effort finally began. The most sizable project of the year will take place within the Conservancy’s North Basin Reserve Area along the Natomas Cross… Continue Reading Restoration and Enhancement Construction Underway

Annual Report Issued

The Conservancy’s Implementation Annual Report for calendar year 2002 was recently issued. Submission of the Report to the CA Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is required under the terms of the 1997 Natomas Basin Habit… Continue Reading Annual Report Issued

Monitoring Reports for 2002 Available

Monitoring reports for the Swainson’s hawk and giant garter snake for 2002 are completed and now available. Interested viewers can access the reports in the “Helpful Documents > Monitoring Reports” section of the Conservancy’s web site. The monitori… Continue Reading Monitoring Reports for 2002 Available

Sheep Introduced at BKS Preserve to Assist in Weed Management

The Conservancy’s first restoration and enhancement project has been challenged by a proliferation of exotic weeds. Working with consultants and specialists, Conservancy staff has attempted to control the weeds so that the many native species of grasse… Continue Reading Sheep Introduced at BKS Preserve to Assist in Weed Management

Downloadable Swainson’s Hawk Video Available

A new video showing a locally-produced clip of the Swainson’s hawk is now available for viewing and downloading on the Conservancy’s web site. The brief video shows various aspects of the life of the Swainson’s hawk. This includes footage of a nest, of… Continue Reading Downloadable Swainson’s Hawk Video Available

September 1, 2002 Satellite Photo of Natomas Basin

New Satellite Photo of Natomas Basin

The Conservancy secured a satellite photo of the Natomas Basin in order to track the progress of its restoration and enhancement construction activities. The image was captured on September 1, 2002 and clearly shows the Conservancy’s first completed re… Continue Reading New Satellite Photo of Natomas Basin

2002 Natomacy Basin Conservancy Base Map

Conservancy Adds New Preserves

2002 Natomacy Basin Conservancy Base MapThe Conservancy added to its inventory of mitigation land by recently acquiring its 14th and 15th preserves. Known as the Alleghany 50 and Cummings preserves, the additional 117 acres brings to 258.2308 the total… Continue Reading Conservancy Adds New Preserves

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