Properties and Credits For Sale

Gorman Ranch – Property for Sale

    Property Highlights: The entire site is 2,720 acres with approximately 18 acres of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jurisdiction waters and wetlands and 21.6 acres of California Department of Fish and Wildlife Jurisdiction waters and wetlands. Native habitats include: oak, pine, and juniper woodlands, native grasslands, chaparral, coastal scrub, southern cottonwood/willow riparian forest, southern willow scrub, and freshwater seeps. There are at least 25 special-status wildlife species and 3 special status plant species present on the property, including golden eagles, coast horned lizards, and American badgers.

    The property is currently undeveloped; there is little to no infrastructure on the property and it is largely undisturbed. It was formerly used for cattle grazing, although there is no longer any livestock onsite. Cattle troughs and fencing, and dirt roads remain, totaling 7.23 acres.

    Location: This Los Angeles County property is located in the Santa Clara River Watershed (HUC 18070102) and Antelope Valley Watershed (HUC 18090206) with the closest town being Santa Clarita.

    For more information, contact Tim DeGraff (consultant) via email or phone at (415) 259-9793.

    Soquel Canyon Mitigation Bank – Credits for Sale

    • Biological Features: Ephemeral, intermittent, and perennial streams, riparian habitats, chaparral, coastal sage scrub, and mulefat scrub habitats, native grasslands, oak woodlands, and walnut woodlands
    • Service Area: Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, and San Diego counties

    The Soquel Canyon Mitigation Bank is a 300+ acre property located predominately within the City of Chino Hills in San Bernardino County, with a few acres located in Orange County. Its southern boundary is the Chino Hills State Park, a premier natural open space area near the junction of San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside and Los Angeles Counties. The State Park is a critical link in the Puente-Chino Hills biological corridor, encompassing over 14,000 acres of oaks, sycamores, and rolling grassy hills stretching nearly 31 miles from the Santa Ana Mountains to the Whittier Hills.

    For more information, contact Nate Bello via email or phone at (877) 445-8699. You can also learn more about credits and service areas at the Petersen Ranch Mitigation Bank website.

    Petersen Ranch Mitigation Bank – Credits for Sale

    • Biological Features: Alluvial floodplains, ephemeral streams, freshwater marshes, seasonal wetlands, wetland and non-wetland riparian, open water, Swainson’s hawk, riparian forests, chaparral habitats, pinyon-juniper wetlands, non-native woodlands, great basin scrub, riparian scrub, valley and foothill grasslands, seeps, meadows
    • Service Area: Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, San Bernardino, and Santa Barbara counties

    The Petersen Ranch Mitigation Bank, at over 4,000 acres, is the only bank in Los Angeles County, the largest bank in the State of California, and one of the largest banks in the United States. Situated within the boundaries of the proposed San Andreas Rift Zone Significant Ecological Area, it provides compensatory mitigation across a large part of Southern California.

    For more information, contact Nate Bello via email or phone at (877) 445-8699. You can also learn more about credits and service areas at the Petersen Ranch Mitigation Bank website.

    Ridge Top Ranch – Credits for Sale

    • Biological Features: California red-legged frog, Callippe silverspot butterfly, grassland, oak/bay woodland, riparian habitat, wetlands, streams
    • Service Area: San Jose, San Francisco, Vallejo, Vacaville, Sacramento, Oakland, Hayward, Sunnyvale, Fremont, Concord, Davis, Fairfield, Richmond, Novato, Suisun City, Napa, Benicia, Santa Rosa, Healdsburg

    Ridge Top Ranch Conservation Bank is 745 acres located in Solano County, CA. It is located in an area of important biological diversity and forms a key wildlife linkage corridor with several nearby properties.

    For more information, contact Andrew Cawley via email: or phone: (415) 524-7535. You can also learn more about credits and service areas at the Ridge Top Ranch Wildlife Conservation Bank website.

    Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank – Credits for Sale

    • Biological Features: Vernal pool, seasonal wetlands, California tiger salamander, vernal pool fairy shrimp vernal pool tadpole shrimp, conservancy fairy shrimp, Swainson’s hawk, burrowing owl
    • Service Area: Solano, Yolo, Colusa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Placer, Sutter, Contra Costa, Alameda, Butte County, Nevada, and El Dorado counties

    The Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank is one of the largest and most diverse banks in California. As a result, a single credit (i.e., acre) purchased from the bank can mitigate multiple species or habitats – a significant cost savings to project sponsors.

    For more information, contact Tim DeGraff via email or phone at (415) 259-9793. You can also see more detailed information about credits and service areas at the Elsie Gridley website.