California, Shasta County & Tehama County
The 1,844-acre Wildcat Ranch features significant frontage on Battle Creek, one of California's finest salmon and trout streams. Battle Creek supports four runs of wild Chinook salmon, steelhead trout and resident trout. The ranch is about 30 minutes east of Red Bluff, California and features blue oak woodlands that support California's largest migratory deer herd.
Primary Conservation Objective
TNC's Lassen Foothills Project is conserving a landscape-scale area in northern California that includes wild salmon streams, blue oak woodlands and vernal pool complexes.
Four runs of Chinook salmon (fall, late fall, winter and spring), steelhead trout, blue oak woodlands, the largest migratory deer herd in California and numerous other at-risk species.
Qualifications and Restrictions
The Conservancy will retain a conservation easement that will limit the development of the ranch to two homes, while prohibiting subdivision, logging and mining. Compatible permitted uses include seasonal grazing, fishing and hunting.