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Eel River

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Final LCCPs | Recommendations | LSPs | Statements of Qualifications | Public Meeting Information | Maps

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Eel River ( PG&E Retained)

At its March 15, 2017 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be retained by PG&E at the Eel River planning unit in Mendocino and Lake Counties.

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 December 12, 2016 to January 11, 2017.

PDF icon  Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Eel River (PG&E Retained)(3.74 MB)

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan- Eel River (Lands to be donated to USFS)

At its January 25, 2017 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be donated to the United States Forest Service at the Eel River planning unit located in Mendocino and Lake Counties.

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 public review and comment for a 30 day period from October 16, 2016 to November 17, 2016.

PDF icon  Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Eel River USFS(3.61 MB) 

 

Revised Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Adoption - Trout Creek

At its March 16, 2016 meeting, the board adopted the Revised Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be donated to the Potter Valley Tribe at the Eel River (Trout Creek) planning unit located in Mendocino County.

The LCCP describes how the proposed transaction and related agreements conform to and fulfill all requirements of the 2003 Settlement Agreement and Stipulation.

The revised draft LCCP was made available for public review and comment for a 30 day period from December 15, 2015 to January 20, 2016. This LCCP was previously approved by the Stewardship Council Board on April 29, 2015.

PDF icon  Revised Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Trout Creek (9.41 MB)

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan Adoption - Lower Trout Creek

At its March 16, 2016 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be donated to the Potter Valley Tribe at the Eel River (Lower Trout Creek) planning unit located in Mendocino and Lake Counties.

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 public review and comment for a 30 day period from December 15, 2015 to January 20, 2016.

PDF icon  Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Lower Trout Creek (5.47 MB)

Proposed Finding of No Significant Public Interest Value

At its April 27, 2016 meeting, the Board of Directors will consider and possibly adopt a proposed finding of No Significant Public Interest Value on a 23.9 acre area of land at the Eel River planning unit.

Background information regarding this matter can be viewed here:

PDF icon  Proposed Finding of No Significant Public Interest Value (462 KB)

Comments and inquiries can be addressed to: info@stewardshipcouncil.org

 

Recommendations

At Its June 24, 2015 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the United States Forest Service as the prospective fee title donee for approximately 891 acres of land at the Eel River planning unit, located in Lake County.

PDF icon  Recommendation on Prospective Fee Title Donee - USFS (961 KB)

At Its November 19, 2014 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the Potter Valley Tribe as the prospective fee title donee for approximately 219 acres of land at the Eel River planning unit, located in Mendocino and Lake County, contingent on the following transaction terms:

  • The Potter Valley Tribe provides a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to ensure that the conservation easement and other agreements executed pursuant to the Land Conservation Commitment are enforceable.
  • The Potter Valley Tribe agrees not to petition the federal government to have the donated lands placed into federal trust

PDF icon  Recommendation on Prospective Fee Title Donee (851 KB)

At its May 2, 2012 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the Potter Valley Tribe as the prospective fee title donee for approximately 723 acres of land at the Eel River planning unit, located in Mendocino County, contingent on the following transaction terms:

  • The Potter Valley Tribe provides a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to ensure that the conservation easement and other agreements executed pursuant to the Land Conservation Commitment are enforceable.
  • The Potter Valley Tribe agrees not to petition the federal government to have the donated lands placed into federal trust

PDF icon  Recommendation on Prospective Fee Title Donee (331 KB)

Land Stewardship Proposals

In September/October, 2011, the Stewardship Council received three land stewardship proposals from organizations interested in being considered for a donation of fee title to certain lands located within the Eel River planning unit. Proposals were prepared and submitted by Potter Valley Irrigation District, Potter Valley Tribe, and the United States Forest Service (Mendocino 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 Eel River planning unit.

PDF icon  Land Stewardship Proposal from the Potter Valley Irrigation District (2.49 MB)

PDF icon  Land Stewardship Proposal from the Potter Valley Tribe (5.74 MB)

PDF icon  Land Stewardship Proposal from the U.S. Forest Service (Mendocino National Forest) (9.49 MB)

Organizations Submitting a Statement of Qualifications

Potter Valley Irrigation District
Potter Valley Tribe
The Conservation Fund
United States Forest Service

Public Meeting Information

PDF icon  April 27, 2011 Meeting (24 KB)

Maps

PDF icon  Aerial Map (1,128 KB)

<PDF icon  Existing Conditions Map (580 KB)


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