Large areas of native habitat held in perpetuity create open space beneficial to Sacramento Valley wildlife. Conservation Resources' Laguna Creek Conservation Bank covers 1,100 acres in southeast Sacramento County. Working with state and national regulatory agencies, Conservation Resources follows protocols to protect native grassland habitat, while allowing cattle grazing on this large area of rangeland.
Conservation Resources manages and monitors the environmental assets at this bank. The following habitat creation and preservation credits have been sold at this bank:
- Vernal pools
- Seasonal wetlands
- Oak savannah
- Native grassland
- Valley elderberry longhorn beetle (VELB)
- Vernal pool fairy shrimp
- Swainson's Hawk
- Burrowing owl
- Riparian habitat
The existing bank has sold out of its available credits.