foothills http://kvpr.org en Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis http://kvpr.org/post/sierra-foothill-conservancy-adds-new-wildlife-preserve-near-clovis <p></p><p>A local conservation group working to preserve foothill ranch land has added another another major property to its list of protected areas.</p><p>The Sierra Foothill Conservancy announced today that it has purchased the historic Tallman&nbsp;Ranch east of Clovis. The 280 acre property will become the Ted K. Martin Wildlife Preserve.&nbsp;</p><p>Martin donated $1 million to the conservancy to fund the purchase of the ranch from the Tallman Family and another $300,000 to support its management for the future.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:10:34 +0000 Joe Moore 8386 at http://kvpr.org Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis