Merritt Ranch

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Description:

The Merritt Ranch conservation easement protects agricultural land and Swainson's hawk habitat as part of the mitigation requirements for the Spring Lake development in Woodland.

Ownership:

The property is privately owned. The conservation easement was acquired by the Yolo Land Trust.

Acres:

634 acres.

Open space benefits:

Willow Slough provides nesting area and the fields offer good foraging grounds for raptors. The property also protects farmland from being converted to urban uses.

Public accessibility:

The property is not publicly accessible.

Location:

The property is bound by Highway 113, County Road 27 and Willow Slough.