Great Valley Conservation Bank
Project TypeConservation Bank
LocationCalifornia | Merced County
SolutionSpecies Habitat Mitigation
SpeciesCalifornia tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, Vernal pool fairy shrimp, Vernal pool tadpole shrimp
The 1,067-acre Great Valley Conservation Bank in Merced County consists of grasslands and wetlands, including approximately 117 acres of vernal pools and swales and an additional 950 acres of uplands.
The Bank was approved by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to provide mitigation for impacts to the California tiger salamander within the Central Valley California tiger salamander subpopulation, San Joaquin kit fox within the eastern side of the San Joaquin Valley historical distribution and known occupied habitat lands of the central and western areas of the San Joaquin Valley, and vernal pool preservation within the Southern Sierra Foothills Vernal Pool Region.
Available Credit Types
Download service area maps and KMZ files below:
- California tiger salamander | KMZ
- San Joaquin kit fox | KMZ
- Vernal pool fairy and tadpole shrimp preservation | KMZ
Pending Credit Types
- California tiger salamander uplands (CDFW approved)
- California tiger salamander aquatic (CDFW approved)