Contacts for Conservation and Mitigation Banking Help

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife provides guidance on activities related to the development and use of conservation and mitigation banks. See below for the CDFW banking coordinator(s) in each Region.

*Note: Those portions of Sacramento, San Joaquin and Yolo counties that are south of I-80 and west of I-5 are in Region 3; the balance of those counties are in Region 2.

1 - Northern Region
Serving Del Norte, Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties

Amy Henderson
601 Locust St.
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-2779

2 - North Central Region *
Serving Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties

Stephanie Buss
Attention: Mitigation Banking Program
North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 406-4311

3 - Bay Delta Region *
Serving Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo counties

Tami Schane
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 94534
(415) 831-4640

4 - Central Region
Serving Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne counties

Lori Bono
1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 243-4014 x350

5 - South Coast Region
Serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties

Lisa Gymer
(559) 243-4014 x238

6 - Inland Deserts Region
Serving Riverside (except banks for Desert tortoise), southwest San Bernardino (mountains and valley), and Imperial counties.

Cindy Castaneda
3602 Inland Empire Blvd.
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 484-3979

Serving Inyo, Mono, Riverside and the remainder of San Bernardino (Mojave Desert), and Desert tortoise banks in (eastern) Riverside counties.

Rose Banks
3602 Inland Empire Blvd.
Ontario, CA 91764
(760) 873-4412

7 - Marine Region
Serving the entire California coastline from border to border and three nautical miles out to sea.

Eric Wilkins
20 Lower Ragsdale Dr., #100
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-2813

Region map reference