UC Merced's New Wetlands Preserve

Amid concern about the environmental impacts of a new UC Merced campus, 60,000 acrese around the campus will be purchased as a wetlands preserve.
July 20, 2000, 9am PDT | Laura Kraft
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Aileen Adams, chairman of the governor's UC Merced implementation team, and charged with expediting the Valley's first University of California campus reported that the project is Governor Davis' top priority. Adams says that buying 60,000 acres -- twice the size of the city of San Francisco -- as a wetlands preserve should help resolve environmentalists' fears.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

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Published on Thursday, July 20, 2000 in The Fresno Bee
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