The Yolo HCP/NCCP is seeking landowners interested in establishing a conservation easement on their property to protect species habitat on working agricultural lands.
Learn more about the Conservancy and the Yolo Habitat Conservation Plan/ Natural Community Conservation Plan.
The Yolo HCP/NCCP protects 12 endangered species and conserves 33,362 acres of land.
See what local news outlets are saying about the Yolo HCP/NCCP.
The Conservancy forms agreements with landowners to conserve natural habitat.
The Yolo HCP/NCCP will streamline the permitting process for new developments in Yolo County.
Read the Yolo HCP/NCCP.
Yolo HCP/NCCP Fees:
The annual fee adjustment for 2022 will be in effect as of March 28, 2022. All application fees received on or after March 28, 2022 are subject to the updated fees.
2022 Fees (per acre):
Land Cover Fee $15,629
Fresh Emergent Wetland $80,864
Valley Foothill Riparian $85,009
Lacustrine and Riverine $64,854
See the Permitting page for more information and to download the current application forms.
Yolo Habitat Conservation Plan/ Natural Community Conservation Plan
The Yolo Habitat Conservation Plan & Natural Community Conservation Plan is now fully adopted and permitted. Program implementation officially began on January 11, 2019.
Thank you to the many entities and individuals that have contributed to the Yolo HCP/NCCP.