The Ohlone Preserve Conservation Bank(OPCB) is located in Southern Alameda County and has been open since 2005. The bank contains 640 acres of oak woodland, chaparral, and grassland habitat. It is bisected by San Antonio Creek and has four perennial ponds on the site that support breeding CA tiger salamanders and CA red-legged frogs. The extensive chamise chaparral provides excellent habitat for the Alameda whipsnake which exists on site. The OPCB contains habitat that supports numerous native species of plants and wildlife. The OPCB, along with 1280 additional contiguous acres, is owned and managed by Fletcher Conservation Lands. The preserve forms an extensive contiguous land mass with watershed lands of the San Francisco PUC and openspace preserves of the East Bay Regional Park District.
Mountain House Conservation Bank is located in eastern Alameda county, north of Livermore, Ca. The bank consists of 147 acres of grassland, seasonal alkali wetland, perennial wetlands and pond habitat. The property is adjacent to DFG's Byron Conservation Bank and is just north of the Bethany Reservoir, a state managed facility.
The Bank was opened for business in July 2012 and offers multi-species conservation credits for up to six special status species. All Bank Credits are sold out.
Ohlone West Conservation Bank (OWCB) occurs within Southern Alameda County and is immediately adjacent to the existing Ohlone Preserve Conservation Bank, owned and managed by Fletcher Conservation Lands. It is contiguous with watershed lands owned by the San Francisco PUC and wilderness preserves of the East Bay Regional Park District. OWCB has been agency-approved and is now open for mitigation needs.
The OWCB contains habitat that supports Alameda whipsnake, Ca tiger salamander, CA red-legged frogs and Callippe Silverspot butterfly. Service Area Maps are agency-approved.
- CDFW State-approved Service Area for Alameda Whipsnake
- USFWS Federally-approved Service Area for Alameda Whipsnake
- USFWS Federally-approved Service Area for CA Red-legged Frog
- USFWS Federally-approved Service Area for Callippe Silverspot Butterfly
- State and Federally-approved Service Area for CA Tiger Salamander
General Vicinity Map of FCLands Banks: Mountain House Conservation Bank, Ohlone Preserve Conservation Bank, Ohlone West Conservation Bank