Covered Mitigation Types:
- San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) is a federally endangered species and California Species of Special Concern. SBKR are a small, nocturnal, four toed sub-species of the Merriam’s kangaroo rat and native to the sand and gravel alluvial washes of southern California. SBKR is most often found foraging on seeds, green plants, and insects in sage brush complexes. SBKR have been documented as present at the Bank.
- Santa Ana River Woollystar (Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum) is a Federal and State listed endangered shrub. SARW is native to the alluvial bars of the Santa Ana River and its tributaries. It can grow to be about a meter tall, has grey-green stems with bright blue flowers arranged in clusters of about 20 flowers each. There are documented occurrences of this species throughout the Bank.
- Riversidian Alluvial Fan Sage Scrub habitat is a rare habitat type found in deposited alluvium adjacent to active channels in Southern California. The Bank provides protection for RAFSS and the active channel of Lytle Creek. RAFSS mitigation credits can be purchased from the Bank on a case by case basis with the approval of the natural resource agencies.
Location: San Bernardino County, California
- San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat
- Santa Ana River Woollystar
- Riversidean Alluvial Fan Sage Scrub
- Waters of the State
Approved service area: Extent of the species distribution within San Bernardino County.
-Waters of the State - IN ENTITLEMENT, CALL FOR AVAILABILITY -
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
- California Department of Fish & Wildlife (in process)
For additional information on the Lytle Creek Conservation Bank, please contact Julie Maddox at (916) 435-3555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.