4,062 acres, $11.4 million, 16 partners, 3 years
TWO-YEAR OPEN SPACE QUEST COMPLETED IN EAST COUNTY
Second Half of Deer Creek Hills Purchase Complete Sacramento, Calif.
October 3, 2003.
Three years after Sacramentans voted not to develop it and two years after launching an effort to acquire it, the Sacramento Valley Conservancy announced the successful purchase of the last 2008 acres of the Deer Creek Hills property, the final victory in the nonprofit organization’s effort to preserve more than 4000 acres of oak woodlands and grasslands in East Sacramento.