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The PG&E Watershed Lands


140,000 Acres Total!

  • located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges + Eel River

  • 20 counties

  • 11 different watersheds

  • almost 1,000 separate parcels

  • distributed widely along major river corridors and reservoirs that feed the associated hydroelectric systems


These lands are critical for landscape conservation

Now, more than ever, people are looking to ‘get outside’ and for connections to place and nature
They provide wildlife migration corridors  and suitability for large predators and mammals
They protect water quality provide ecosystem services and natural capital
They provide unique recreation opportunities on long distance trails with a wilderness feeling

These lands contribute to the state goal to conserve 30 percent of California’s land and coastal water by 2030 to combat climate change and declines in global biodiversity. Additionally, President Biden established a national goal to conserve at least 30 percent of U.S. lands and freshwater and 30 percent of U.S. ocean areas by 2030.

A few of the plants and animals that call these lands home

Rocky Mountain Elk
California Mountain King Snake
Blue Oak
Bald Eagle
Tiger Lily
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