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 2023 will be in effect as of March 27, 2023. All application fees received on or after March 27, 2023 are subject to the updated fees.
2023 Fees (per acre):
Land Cover Fee $16,202
Fresh Emergent Wetland $87,337
Valley Foothill Riparian $91,814
Lacustrine and Riverine $70,046
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.