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The Yolo HCP/NCCP is seeking landowners interested in establishing a conservation easement on their property to protect species habitat on working agricultural lands.

What's New

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 2024 will be in effect as of April 1, 2024. All application fees received on or after April 1, 2024 are subject to the updated fees.
2024 Fees (per acre):
Land Cover Fee  $16,559
Fresh Emergent Wetland $91,085
Valley Foothill Riparian $95,754
Lacustrine and Riverine $73,052


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.

Copyright © 2020 Yolo Habitat Conservancy 


Mailing Address: PO Box 2202, Woodland, CA 95776    Physical Address: 292 West Beamer Street, Woodland, CA 95695  


Phone: 530-666-8850        General Email:

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