The overall goal of this Bank is to manage the grassland-vernal pool landscape to ensure that habitat conditions benefit the continued existence and recovery efforts of the sensitive species on-site.
Species of Importance at the Bank
- Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) - federally endangered
- Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) - federally endangered
- Vernal pool fairy shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi) - federally threatened
- California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) - federally threatened
- San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) - California threatened and federally endangered
- Western burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia)
- Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni)
Location: Merced County, California
- Vernal Pool Preservation
- Swainson’s Hawk
- San Joaquin Kit Fox
- California Tiger Salamander
- The CTS service area is based on the southern portion of the Central Valley California Tiger Salamander subpopulation as defined by Shaffer et al. (2004).
- The kit fox service area encompasses a portion of the SJKF historic distribution on the eastern side of the San Joaquin Valley and portions of the known occupied habitat lands of the central and western areas of the San Joaquin Valley.
- The vernal pool service area is based on the San Joaquin Valley Vernal Pool Region as defined by Keeler-Wolfe et al. (1998).
- Swainson’s hawk mitigation as approved on a case-by-case basis by the CEQA lead.
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
- California Department of Fish & Wildlife (in process)
For additional information on the Deadman Creek Conservation Bank, please contact Julie Maddox at (916) 435-3555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.