Conservation Plans and Agreements




Safe Harbor Agreement

Data Definitions

Title
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ormond Beach Property
USFWS Region(s)
8
USFWS Field Office(s)
Ventura Fish And Wildlife Office
Permits
106218-0
Status
I
NEPA Process
categorical exclusion
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    01/03/2005
    Date Application Received
    04/19/2005
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    ---
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    05/03/2005
    Date Permit Issued
    07/29/2005
    Date Application Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Permit Expired
    ---
    Date Permit Denied
    ---
    Date Permit Suspended
    ---
    Date Permit Revoked
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Ormond Beach, Ventura County
    Listed Species
  • Bird's-beak, salt marsh - (Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus) E
  • Goby, tidewater - (Eucyclogobius newberryi) Entire E
  • Milk-vetch, Ventura Marsh - (Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus) E
  • Plover, western snowy - (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus) Pacific coastal pop. T
  • Rail, light-footed clapper - (Rallus longirostris levipes) Entire E
  • Tern, California least - (Sterna antillarum browni) E
  • Non-Listed Species
  • Pelican, brown - (Pelecanus occidentalis) except U.S. Atlantic coast, FL, AL DM
  • Habitat
    beach, coastal marsh, wetlands
    States
  • California
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 20 acres (California)
    Covered area was orignally 296 acres. The Safe Harbor Agreement's Conservation Benefit was the sale of 276 acres to The Nature Conservancy with Deed Restriction for restoration/conservation of habitat. MWD retained 20 acres of the Original 296 covered acres. Therefore only 20 acres are currently covered by this agreement.
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Covered area was orignally 296 acres. The Safe Harbor Agreement's Conservation Benefit was the sale of 276 acres to The Nature Conservancy with Deed Restriction for restoration/conservation of habitat. MWD retained 20 acres of the Original 296 covered acres. Therefore only 20 acres are currently covered by this agreement.
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    276 acres
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    corporation
    non-governmental organization
    Land Use
    business/commercial construction
    agricultural
    Duration
    50 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Annual monitoring reports
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Partners
    The Nature Conservancy California Coastal Conservancy
    FWS Contact
    Chris Dellith
    WO Copy of Agreement
    No
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    November 2006--Chris Dellith is in the process of obtaining a monitoring/status report for the enrolled property. We know that the enrolled property still remains an agricultural field and that TNC has not began the restoration activities for the enrolled property. TNC has indicated that they wish to begin discussing the development of their own SHA for the restoration project on the property.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    Availability of Environmental Document and Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit ssociated with a Safe Harbor Agreement for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ormond Beach Property, Ventura County, CA (05/03/2005)

    Report generated on: February 12, 2016
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