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Deadman Creek Conservation Bank

  • California
  • Merced County
Service Territory
  • Species & Related Habitats: California tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, Vernal pool fairy shrimp, Vernal pool tadpole shrimp

The 714-acre Deadman Creek Conservation Bank located in Merced County consists of wetlands (vernal pool and swale habitat), and 639.24 acres of upland habitat (annual grassland) for a total size of 683.9 acres.

The Bank was approved by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to provide California tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, and vernal pool species preservation mitigation. The service area for California tiger salamander is the Central Valley California tiger salamander subpopulation, which spans San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced counties. The San Joaquin kit fox service area encompasses the eastern side of the San Joaquin Valley. The vernal pool service area is the San Joaquin Valley Vernal Pool Region.

Available Credit Types

  • California tiger salamander
  • San Joaquin kit fox
  • Vernal pool fairy shrimp preservation
  • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp preservation