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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75055



75055.  The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
shall be available for the protection and conservation of forests
and wildlife habitat according to the following schedule:
   (a) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of one hundred eighty million dollars ($180,000,000) is continuously
appropriated to the board for forest conservation and protection
projects. The goal of this grant program is to promote the ecological
integrity and economic stability of California's diverse native
forests for all their public benefits through forest conservation,
preservation and restoration of productive managed forest lands,
forest reserve areas, redwood forests and other forest types,
including the conservation of water resources and natural habitats
for native fish, wildlife and plants found on these lands.
   (b) (1) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the
sum of one hundred thirty five million dollars ($135,000,000) is
hereby continuously appropriated to the board for the development,
rehabilitation, restoration, acquisition and protection of habitat
that accomplishes one or more of the following objectives:
   (A) Promotes the recovery of threatened and endangered species.
   (B) Provides corridors linking separate habitat areas to prevent
fragmentation.
   (C) Protects significant natural landscapes and ecosystems such as
old growth redwoods, mixed conifer forests and oak woodlands,
riparian and wetland areas, and other significant habitat areas.
   (D) Implements the recommendations of California Comprehensive
Wildlife Strategy, as submitted October 2005 to the United States
Fish and Wildlife Service.
   (2) Funds authorized by this subdivision may be used for direct
expenditures or for grants and for related state administrative
costs, pursuant to the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947, Chapter 4
(commencing with Section 1300) of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code, the Oak Woodland Conservation Act, Article 3.5 (commencing with
Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code,
and the California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection
Act, commencing with Section 10330 of Division 10.4. Funds scheduled
in this subdivision may be used to prepare management plans for
properties acquired by the Wildlife Conservation Board and for the
development of scientific data, habitat mapping and other research
information necessary to determine the priorities for restoration and
acquisition statewide.
   (3) Up to twenty five million dollars ($25,000,000) may be granted
to the University of California for the Natural Reserve System for
matching grants for land acquisition and for the construction and
development of facilities that will be used for research and training
to improve the management of natural lands and the preservation of
California's wildlife resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available to the board for grants to implement or assist in the
establishment of Natural Community Conservation Plans, Chapter 10
(commencing with Section 2800) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game
Code.
   (d) The sum of forty five million dollars ($45,000,000) shall be
available for the protection of ranches, farms, and oak woodlands
according the following schedule:
   (1) Grazing land protection pursuant to the California Rangeland,
Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Act, commencing with Section
10330 of Division 10.4 . . . $15,000,000.
   (2) Oak Woodland Preservation pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing
with Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code . . . $15,000,000.
   (3) Agricultural land preservation pursuant to the California
Farmland Conservancy Program Act of 1995, Article 1 (commencing with
Section 10200) of Division 10.2 . . . $10,000,000.
   (4) To the board for grants to assist farmers in integrating
agricultural activities with ecosystem restoration and wildlife
protection . . . $5,000,000.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75055

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75055



75055.  The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
shall be available for the protection and conservation of forests
and wildlife habitat according to the following schedule:
   (a) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of one hundred eighty million dollars ($180,000,000) is continuously
appropriated to the board for forest conservation and protection
projects. The goal of this grant program is to promote the ecological
integrity and economic stability of California's diverse native
forests for all their public benefits through forest conservation,
preservation and restoration of productive managed forest lands,
forest reserve areas, redwood forests and other forest types,
including the conservation of water resources and natural habitats
for native fish, wildlife and plants found on these lands.
   (b) (1) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the
sum of one hundred thirty five million dollars ($135,000,000) is
hereby continuously appropriated to the board for the development,
rehabilitation, restoration, acquisition and protection of habitat
that accomplishes one or more of the following objectives:
   (A) Promotes the recovery of threatened and endangered species.
   (B) Provides corridors linking separate habitat areas to prevent
fragmentation.
   (C) Protects significant natural landscapes and ecosystems such as
old growth redwoods, mixed conifer forests and oak woodlands,
riparian and wetland areas, and other significant habitat areas.
   (D) Implements the recommendations of California Comprehensive
Wildlife Strategy, as submitted October 2005 to the United States
Fish and Wildlife Service.
   (2) Funds authorized by this subdivision may be used for direct
expenditures or for grants and for related state administrative
costs, pursuant to the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947, Chapter 4
(commencing with Section 1300) of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code, the Oak Woodland Conservation Act, Article 3.5 (commencing with
Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code,
and the California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection
Act, commencing with Section 10330 of Division 10.4. Funds scheduled
in this subdivision may be used to prepare management plans for
properties acquired by the Wildlife Conservation Board and for the
development of scientific data, habitat mapping and other research
information necessary to determine the priorities for restoration and
acquisition statewide.
   (3) Up to twenty five million dollars ($25,000,000) may be granted
to the University of California for the Natural Reserve System for
matching grants for land acquisition and for the construction and
development of facilities that will be used for research and training
to improve the management of natural lands and the preservation of
California's wildlife resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available to the board for grants to implement or assist in the
establishment of Natural Community Conservation Plans, Chapter 10
(commencing with Section 2800) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game
Code.
   (d) The sum of forty five million dollars ($45,000,000) shall be
available for the protection of ranches, farms, and oak woodlands
according the following schedule:
   (1) Grazing land protection pursuant to the California Rangeland,
Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Act, commencing with Section
10330 of Division 10.4 . . . $15,000,000.
   (2) Oak Woodland Preservation pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing
with Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code . . . $15,000,000.
   (3) Agricultural land preservation pursuant to the California
Farmland Conservancy Program Act of 1995, Article 1 (commencing with
Section 10200) of Division 10.2 . . . $10,000,000.
   (4) To the board for grants to assist farmers in integrating
agricultural activities with ecosystem restoration and wildlife
protection . . . $5,000,000.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75055

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75055



75055.  The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
shall be available for the protection and conservation of forests
and wildlife habitat according to the following schedule:
   (a) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of one hundred eighty million dollars ($180,000,000) is continuously
appropriated to the board for forest conservation and protection
projects. The goal of this grant program is to promote the ecological
integrity and economic stability of California's diverse native
forests for all their public benefits through forest conservation,
preservation and restoration of productive managed forest lands,
forest reserve areas, redwood forests and other forest types,
including the conservation of water resources and natural habitats
for native fish, wildlife and plants found on these lands.
   (b) (1) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the
sum of one hundred thirty five million dollars ($135,000,000) is
hereby continuously appropriated to the board for the development,
rehabilitation, restoration, acquisition and protection of habitat
that accomplishes one or more of the following objectives:
   (A) Promotes the recovery of threatened and endangered species.
   (B) Provides corridors linking separate habitat areas to prevent
fragmentation.
   (C) Protects significant natural landscapes and ecosystems such as
old growth redwoods, mixed conifer forests and oak woodlands,
riparian and wetland areas, and other significant habitat areas.
   (D) Implements the recommendations of California Comprehensive
Wildlife Strategy, as submitted October 2005 to the United States
Fish and Wildlife Service.
   (2) Funds authorized by this subdivision may be used for direct
expenditures or for grants and for related state administrative
costs, pursuant to the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947, Chapter 4
(commencing with Section 1300) of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code, the Oak Woodland Conservation Act, Article 3.5 (commencing with
Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code,
and the California Rangeland, Grazing Land and Grassland Protection
Act, commencing with Section 10330 of Division 10.4. Funds scheduled
in this subdivision may be used to prepare management plans for
properties acquired by the Wildlife Conservation Board and for the
development of scientific data, habitat mapping and other research
information necessary to determine the priorities for restoration and
acquisition statewide.
   (3) Up to twenty five million dollars ($25,000,000) may be granted
to the University of California for the Natural Reserve System for
matching grants for land acquisition and for the construction and
development of facilities that will be used for research and training
to improve the management of natural lands and the preservation of
California's wildlife resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available to the board for grants to implement or assist in the
establishment of Natural Community Conservation Plans, Chapter 10
(commencing with Section 2800) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game
Code.
   (d) The sum of forty five million dollars ($45,000,000) shall be
available for the protection of ranches, farms, and oak woodlands
according the following schedule:
   (1) Grazing land protection pursuant to the California Rangeland,
Grazing Land and Grassland Protection Act, commencing with Section
10330 of Division 10.4 . . . $15,000,000.
   (2) Oak Woodland Preservation pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing
with Section 1360) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game
Code . . . $15,000,000.
   (3) Agricultural land preservation pursuant to the California
Farmland Conservancy Program Act of 1995, Article 1 (commencing with
Section 10200) of Division 10.2 . . . $10,000,000.
   (4) To the board for grants to assist farmers in integrating
agricultural activities with ecosystem restoration and wildlife
protection . . . $5,000,000.


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