California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Conservation and Mitigation Banks in California Approved by CDFW

The table below shows the conservation and mitigation banks approved by CDFW in California. The table includes identity and contact information for the banks' owners and/or operators, the county in which the bank is located, and information on credit types at each bank. Some additional banks, not included in this list, have been independently approved by other agencies, and do not meet CDFW's requirements as mitigation for CESA, Stream Bed Alteration, or Delta Levee projects, and possibly for CEQA. Page updated 11/15/2013.

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Northern Region (Region 1)

Amy Henderson, (530) 225-2779

Bank Name Contact County Credits
Cottonwood Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank CDFW - Northern Region
Amy Henderson
(530) 225-2779
Shasta SOLD OUT
Honey Lake Wetlands Mitigation Bank CDFW - Northern Region
Amy Henderson
(530) 225-2779
Lassen Credits not for sale to the public.
Stillwater Plains Mitigation Bank Stillwater Plains Mitigation Bank
Glenn Hawes
P.O. Box 52
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(530) 365-4233
Shasta Vernal Pools; Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle

North Central Region (Region 2)

Angela Calderaro (916) 358-2920

Bank Name Contact County Credit Species & Habitats
Bryte Ranch Conservation Bank Brian Johnson
(530) 525-5129
Sacramento Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp; Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp
Clay Station Mitigation Bank

Contact: Tara Collins
ECORP Consulting, Inc.
2525 Warren Drive
Rocklin, CA 95661
Email: tcollins@ecorpconsulting.com
Phone:(916) 782-9100
Fax: (916) 782-9834

Sacramento Vernal Pools
Cosumnes Floodplain Mitigation Bank Westervelt Ecological Services
600 North Market Blvd., Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95616
(916) 646-3644
Sacramento Floodplain Mosaic Wetlands,
Floodplain Riparian Habitat,
Shaded Riverine Aquatic Habitat, Riparian Forest
Dolan Ranch Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Colusa Vernal Pools; Giant Garter Snake; Burrowing Owl; Swainson’s Hawk
Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank Westervelt Ecological Services
600 North Market Blvd., Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95616
(916) 646-3644
Butte Vernal Pool Establishment and Vernal Pool Preservation (includes Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp and Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp) Swainson’s Hawk Foraging Habitat Preservation
Orchard Creek Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Placer SOLD OUT
Pope Ranch Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Yolo SOLD OUT
Sacramento River Ranch Wetlands Mitigation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Yolo Freshwater Marsh; Jurisdictional Riparian
Sutter Basin Conservation Bank Westervelt Ecological Services
600 North Market Blvd. Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95616
(916) 646-3644
Sutter Giant Garter Snake
Sunrise Douglas Mitigation Bank (aka Anatolia Preserve)

AKT, LLC
7700 College Town Drive Suite 101
Sacramento, CA 95826

Sacramento SOLD OUT
Van Vleck Ranch Mitigation Bank Westervelt Ecological Services
600 North Market Blvd., Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95616
(916) 646-3644
Sacramento Vernal Pool, Swainson’s Hawk foraging habitat.
Wildlands (aka Sheridan and Silvergate) Mitigation Bank Sheridan Mitigation Corp
3888 Cincinnati Ave
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 408-2990 ext. 15
Placer SOLD OUT

Bay Delta Region (Region 3)

Janice Gan (209) 835-6910 - South Region;
Stephanie Buss (707) 944-5502 - North Region

Bank Name Contact County Credits
Alton North Conservation Bank Mr. Harvey O. Rich
Alton Preserve, LLC
336 Bon Air Center, Box 232
Greenbrae, CA 94904
(415) 472-1086
Sonoma California Tiger Salamander, Burke’s Goldfields, Sonoma Sunshine

Beach Lake Mitigation Bank CA Department of Transportation
District 3 Environmental Branch
703 "B" Street ( P.O. Box 911)
Marysville, CA 95901
(530)-741-4211
Sacramento Credits not for sale to the public.
Brushy Creek Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Contra Costa CLOSED
Burke Ranch Conservation Bank Westervelt Ecological Services
600 North Market Blvd, Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 646-3644
wesmitigation.com
Contact: Travis Hemmen
Solano California Tiger Salamander, Vernal Pool Preservation, Swainson's Hawk
Byron Conservation Bank J. Frank Davidson
CA Dept. of General Services
Real Estate Services Division
707 Third St., Ste 6-130
West Sacramento, CA 95605
(916) 376-1826 fax: (916) 376-1833
Alameda SOLD OUT
Carinalli-Todd Road Mitigation Bank Carinalli Nature Preserve, L.L.C
520 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 250
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Attn: Mr. Clem Carinalli
(707) 578-1302
Sonoma Wetlands, Sebastopol Meadowfoam, Sonoma Sunshine, California Tiger Salamander
Desmond Mitigation Bank Christopher Desmond
4801 Llano Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Sonoma Wetlands; Sebastopol Meadowfoam
Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank Ed Flynn
Gridley
Mitigation Bank
3030 Bridgeway # 216
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-0250
Fax: (415) 289-0253
Solano California Tiger Salamander; Burrowing Owl; Vernal Pools; Swainson’s Hawk Foraging Habitat

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.
Haera Wildlife Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Alameda/San Joaquin Burrowing Owl; San Joaquin Kit Fox
Hale Mitigation Bank Joy Kane
JTD,LLC
P.O. Box 14517
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 577-0425
Sonoma California Tiger Salamander; Sebastopol Meadow Foam; Sonoma Sunshine, Wetlands
Hazel Mitigation Bank Hazel Preserve, LLC
336 Bon Air Center, Box 232
Greenbrae, CA 94904
(415) 472-1086
Sonoma California Tiger Salamander; Wetlands
Horn Avenue Mitigation Bank Horn Avenue, LLC
Charlie Traboulsi
3289 Regional Parkway
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 577-0425
Sonoma Seasonal Wetlands
Jenny Farms Conservation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Solano SOLD OUT
Kimball Island Mitigation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Sacramento SOLD OUT
Laguna (Carinalli) Mitigation Bank Bank/Credits Manager: Nathan Botwinik
Vernal Pool Technologies, LLC
475 Noonan Ranch Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 569-9404
Sonoma SOLD OUT
Martin Conservation Bank Martin Conservation
Preserve, LLC
Harvey Rich
336 Bon Air Center,
Box 232
Greenbrae, CA 94904
(415) 472-1086
Sonoma California Tiger Salamander
Mountain House Conservation Bank Robert Fletcher
Fletcher Conservation Lands
1576 Catalina Ct
Livermore, CA 94550
Email: Rob.Fletcher@sbcglobal.net
(925) 447-2344
Alameda California Tiger Salamander (CTS); California red-legged frog (CRF); San Joaquin Kit Fox (SJKF); Swainson's hawk (SWHA); Western Burrowing Owl (BUOW); Vernal pool fairy shrimp (VPFS)
North Suisun Mitigation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
Solano Vernal Pools. California Tiger Salamander

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.
Ohlone Preserve Conservation Bank Robert Fletcher
Fletcher Conservation Lands
1576 Catalina Ct
Livermore, CA 94550
Email: Rob.Fletcher@sbcglobal.net
(925) 447-2344
Alameda California Red-Legged Frog; Alameda Whipsnake; California Tiger Salamander

To Project Proponents: We recommend that you consult with CDFW prior to purchasing California Tiger Salamander (CTS) credits at this bank to ensure that your CESA permit requirements for mitigation of impacts to CTS will be met.
Pleasanton Ridge Conservation Bank East Bay Regional Park District
2950 Peralta Oaks Court
P.O. Box 5381
Oakland, CA 94605-1417
(510) 562-7275
Alameda Credits not yet released for sale
Slippery Rock Conservation Bank Rivendale Homes
1160 N. Dutton Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 695-1874
Contact: Chris Peterson
Sonoma California Tiger Salamander
Southwest Santa Rosa Vernal Pool Preservation Bank CDFW - Bay Delta Region
Janice Gan
(209) 835-6910
Sonoma CLOSED
Springtown Natural Community Reserve Huffman-Broadway Group
Terry Huffman
828 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 925-2000
Alameda Wetland Species
Swift/ Turner Conservation Bank Mr. Harvey O. Rich
Davis Preserve, L.L.C
336 Bon Air Center, Box 232
Greenbrae, CA 94904
(415) 472-1086
Sonoma Sebastopol Meadowfoam, Sonoma Sunshine, Burke’s Goldfields, California Tiger Salamander
Wikiup Wetlands Mitigation Bank CDFW - Bay Delta Region
Janice Gan
(209) 835-6910
Sonoma CLOSED
Wright Preservation Bank CDFW - Bay Delta Region
Janice Gan
(209) 835-6910
Sonoma SOLD OUT

Central Region (Region 4)

Deborah Hillyard (805) 772-4318
Craig Bailey (559) 243-4014 x 261

Bank Name Contact County Credits
Agua Fria Multi-Species Conservation Bank Dr. Donn Campion
15280 Bohlman Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-1593
Merced San Joaquin Kit Fox; Burrowing Owl; California Red Legged Frog; Grasslands
Coles Levee Ecosystem Preservation Conservation Bank Mark Poe, Aera Energy, LLC
P.O. Box 11164
Bakersfield, CA 93389-1164
(661) 665-5149
Kern Southern San Joaquin Valley Upland Species
Kern Water Bank Authority Conservation Bank Cheryl Harding
Kern Water Bank Authority
P.O. Box 80607
Bakersfield, CA 93380-0607
(661) 399-8735
Kern San Joaquin Kit Fox; Tipton Kangaroo Rat; Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard; T&E Species.
Palo Prieto Conservation Bank Dan Meade
Althouse and Meade, Inc
1875 Wellsona Road
Paso Robles, CA
93446
(805) 467-1041
Fax: (805) 467-1021
Email: dan@alt-me.com
Kern & San Louis Obispo San Joaquin Kit Fox

South Coast Region (Region 5)

David Lawhead (858) 627-3997

Bank Name Contact County Credits
Carlsbad Highlands Conservation Bank Credit sales: Mike McCollum
McCollum Associates
10196 Clover Ranch Drive
Sacramento, CA 95829
(916) 688-2040
San Diego Closed
Chiquita Canyon Conservation Bank Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency
201 E. Sandpointe, Ste 200
P.O. Box 28870
Santa Ana, CA 92799-8870
Attn: William Woollett, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Orange Coastal Sage Scrub; Riversidian Sage Scrub; California Gnatcatcher.
Cornerstone Lands Conservation Bank City of San Diego, Public Utilities.
Long Range Planning & Water Resources
Credit Sales: Tim Nguyen (619) 533-4118
Email: tgnguyen@sandiego.gov
or Nicole Mcginnis (619) 533-4101
Email: nmcginnis@sandiego.gov
San Diego MSCP species credits
Crestridge Conservation Bank Tammy Lawhead
J. Whalen Associates Inc.
1660 Hotel Circle N., Suite 725
(619) 683-5583
San Diego Oak Riparian Woodland; Inland Sage Scrub; Chaparral; Non-native Grassland
Daley Ranch Conservation Bank City of Escondido
City Attorney's Office
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
(619) 741-4608
San Diego Oak Woodland; Chaparral; Coastal Sage Scrub; Non-native Grassland; Wetlands
Heights of Pala Mesa Conservation Bank Joanne Rodriguez
Mitigation Land Specialists
1905 Avowood Court
Fallbrook, CA 92028
Phone: (760) 580-1969
FAX: (760) 580-1969
joanne@mitigationlandspecialists.com
www.mitigationlandspecialists.com
San Diego Conservation credits for biological impacts within the San Diego MHCP and MSCP areas
La Purisima Conservation Bank Kevin Knowles
Conservation Land Group
1501 Bridgeway, Suite 121
Sausalito, CA 94965
Phone: (415) 331-3130
kevin@conserveland.com
Santa Barbara California tiger salamander
Manchester Avenue Conservation Bank Credit sales: Mike McCollum
McCollum Associates
10196 Clover Ranch Drive
Sacramento, CA 95829
(916) 688-2040
San Diego Conservation credits for biological impacts within the San Diego MHCP and MSCP areas
North County Habitat Bank Credit sales: Mike McCollum
McCollum Associates
10196 Clover Ranch Drive
Sacramento, CA 95829
(916) 688-2040
San Diego Wetlands
Pilgrim Creek Mitigation Bank Credits Manager: SANDAG
Attn: Dean Hiatt
401 B Street, Ste. 800
San Diego, CA 92101-4231
(619) 699-6978
San Diego Wetlands; Coastal Sage Scrub
Rancho Jamul Wetlands Mitigation Bank Wildlands, Inc.
3855 Atherton Rd.
Rocklin, CA 95765-3715
(916) 435-3555
Contact: Julie Maddox
San Diego Wetlands; Riparian Habitat; Oak Woodlands
San Vicente Conservation Bank Joanne Rodriguez
Mitigation Land Specialists
1905 Avowood Court
Fallbrook, CA 92028
Phone: (760) 580-1969
FAX: (760) 580-1969
joanne@mitigationlandspecialists.com
www.mitigationlandspecialists.com
San Diego Coastal Sage Scrub; Chaparral
Santa Paula Creek Mitigation Bank Richard Lyons
SPCMB, Inc.
P.O. Box 99
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 525-2508
Ventura & Los Angeles Wetlands; Coastal Sage Scrub; Floodplain Scrub; Chaparral; Riparian Woodland; Upland Woodland.
Whelan Ranch Conservation Bank Credit sales: Mike McCollum
McCollum Associates
10196 Clover Ranch Drive
Sacramento, CA 95829
(916) 688-2040
San Diego CLOSED

Inland Deserts Region (Region 6)

Joanna Gibson (909) 987-7449

Bank Name Contact County Credits
Barry Jones (aka Skunk Hollow) Wetland Mitigation Bank Credit sales: Michael McCollum
McCollum Associates
10196 Clover Ranch Drive
Sacramento, CA 95829
(916) 688-2040
Riverside Vernal Pools
Cajon Creek Habitat Conservation Management Area Doug Sprague
Vulcan Materials Company
3200 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065-1415
(323) 258-2777
San Bernardino 24 T&E species and their associated habitats including: Riversidian Alluvial Fan Sage Scrub, San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat, Santa Ana Woolly Star, and Slender-horned Spineflower