Prop.12 funds ride to the rescue in the purchase of 220 acres along the Santa Clara River in Ventura County. Negotiations are underway for another 1000.
It is called the Santa Clara River Parkway Project. The land will be purchased by the Coastal Conservancy, and then transferred for management to the Nature Conservancy. Because the river often overflows its banks, development is almost impossible. The river is home to many rare plants and threatened and endangered animal species.
Thanks to Gwenn Hilburn
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