KWBA Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Community Conservation Plan

The Kern Water Bank Authority Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Community Conservation Plan was executed on October 2, 1997 by and among the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Game, and Kern Water Bank Authority, a joint powers authority.  Below are the major components of the HCP / NCCP available in a downloadable .pdf format.

US Fish and Wildlife Service Permits

California Endangered Species Act Management Authorization

NCCP Approval and Take Authorization

Implementation Agreement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit A

Implementation Agreement Exhibit B - Assumption Agreement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit C - Conservation Bank Agreement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit D - Legal Description DWR Mitigation Easement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit E - Legal Description KWBA Mitigation Easement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit F - HCP/NCCP

Implementation Agreement Exhibit G - Maps 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, & Security Agreement [Map 3 was replaced in Minor Amendment (see below)]

Implementation Agreement Exhibit H - Minimization of Impacts Requirements

Implementation Agreement Exhibit I - Substitution of Trustee and Full Reconveyance

Implementation Agreement Exhibit J - Grant of KWB Conservation Easement (KWBA Mitigation Parcel)

Implementation Agreement Exhibit K - Other Covered Species

Implementation Agreement Exhibit L - Viability Fund Disbursement Request

Implementation Agreement Exhibit M - Grant of KWB Conservation Easement (DWR Mitigation Parcel)

Implementation Agreement Exhibit N - Environmental Indemnity Agreement

Implementation Agreement Exhibit O - Memorandum of NCCP/HCP

Implementation Agreement Exhibit P - NCCP (2835) Covered Animals

Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Community Conservation Plan

Appendix A - KWB Operations Manual

Appendix B - Species Accounts      Part 1 of 3       Part 2 of 3      Part 3 of 3

Appendix C - KWB Vegetation Management Plan

Appendix D - KWB Waterbird Management Plan

Kern Water Bank Conservation Bank Agreement

HCP/NCCP Exhibit B - Conservation Bank

HCP/NCCP Exhibits D thru J - Conservation Bank Agreement

Minor Amendment #3 - Conservation Bank Permit Area