Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Three Habitat Acquisition and Enhancement Projects

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, MP Region Public Affairs Officer, 916-978-5100

For Release: March 15, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation today released final environmental documents for three habitat acquisition and enhancement projects partially funded by the Central Valley Project Conservation Program and the Central Valley Project Improvement Act Habitat Restoration Program. 

  • Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided $827,720 to Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department to facilitate cattle grazing management on serpentine soils at Santa Teresa County Park in San Jose, Calif., to support threatened and endangered species.
  • Reclamation and FWS provided $411,339 to acquire 197.5 acres of land to protect endangered species within Pixley National Wildlife Refuge in Tulare County.
  • Reclamation and FWS provided $983,537 to help acquire the 1,615-acre Stubblefield Ranch property to protect several San Joaquin Valley threatened and endangered species.

The Final Environmental Assessments and Findings of No Significant Impact were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and are available at If you encounter problems accessing the document online, please call 916-978-5100 or email
For additional information or to request a copy of the documents, please contact Doug Kleinsmith at 916-978-5034.

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Relevant Link:

The Final Environmental Assessments and Findings of No Significant Impact