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CDFW Lands Inventory Fact Sheet

Photos of North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve, Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve, Cedar Roughs Wildlife Area, Knoxville Wildlife Area, Putah Creek Wildlife Area

Classification1 Number of Properties Total Acreage
Wildlife Areas 111 712,844
Ecological Reserves 136 227,547
Undesignated Lands 315 228,116
Public Access 127 4,391
Fish Hatcheries 21 859
Miscellaneous Lands 39 271
Total 749 1,173,922

Acreage Administered by CDFW

Primary Management Purpose2 Owned in Fee Title Administered through MOUs, Leases, Easements, Management Agreements Total Acreage3
Bighorn Sheep Habitat 33,115 235,220 268,336
Coastal Wetland Habitat 57,210 25,054 82,265
Deer Habitat 143,764 36,647 180,412
CDFW Facilities 389 736 1,125
Fisheries Habitat 1,753 525 2,278
Grasslands/Uplands Habitat 20,253 14,933 35,186
Interior Wetland Habitat 125,783 30,407 156,190
Marine Habitat 0 160 160
Property Rights Only 1 0 1
Public Access 9,459 3,764 13,223
Right of Way Easements 0 0 0
Riparian Habitat 47,623 22,179 69,802
Special Habitats 57,594 51,270 108,864
T&E Species Habitat 188,020 68,060 256,080
Total3 684,964 488,958 1,173,922

Notes

1Undesignated Lands classification includes conservation easements totaling 184,829 acres.

2This is an overview of CDFW-managed or owned lands, not a detailed report. Many properties have multiple management objectives; only the primary purpose is listed here.

3Discrepancies in total acreage between tables and columns are due to rounding of numbers.


WLB 9/2017



Wildlife Branch - Lands Program
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