Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

Type: Organization
Name: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Board Of Supervisors Vote To Help Fund Purchase Of Critical Wildlife Habitat

Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 9:26 am Staff ReportThe Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to help fund the acquisition of 74 acres in Agua Dulce as part of a critical wildlife corridor connecting two major sections of the Angeles National Fore ... [Published Santa Monica Mirror - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Supervisors approve funds for land buy in Agua Dulce

County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to award up to $280,000 to the Santa Monica ... [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Agua Dulce wildlife corridor could get boost

County supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to make around $280,000 in funding available for the purchase of land to be used as a wildlife corridor in the Agua Dulce area.The item, on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles ... [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Leave Southern California

Chaparral-covered hillsides dotted with oaks surround both sides of a barbed-wire fence with signs reading: "U.S. boundary." John Gladwin, whose Australian cattle dog, Molly, runs freely through the idyllic Simi Hills on a Sunday afternoon, is careful ... [Published Los Angeles Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Garner Remembered for ‘Rockford Files,’ Environmental Passion

Hollywood fans and local conservationists are mourning the death of actor James Garner, known for his role in the Malibu-based “The Rockford Files,” as well as his passion for the environment.Garner passed away at the age of 86 on Saturday, July 19, at ... [Published Malibu Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

L.A. River Watershed Study Identifies Where Stormwater Projects Can Make Most Difference

Often the trickiest part of planning a project is placing it where it can do the most good. A series of studies hopes to bring a little science to this task.The State Coastal Conservancy and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy has just awarded a total ... [Published KCET - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Las Virgenes Homeowners Host Yaroslavsky Tribute

LA County Third District Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky was honored at King Gillette Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains on June 21.The tribute event, hosted by the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation, was attended by the Federation, Santa Monica Mountains ... [Published Malibu Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tribute to Zev: Let the Land Dictate the Use

- By PHOTO BY ANNEMARIE DONKIN MESSENGER © 2014Kim Lamorie, President of the Las Virgenes Homeowner’s Federation, presents LosAngeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky with a gorgeous painting of KingGillette Ranch as a tribute to his enduring work to ... [Published Topanga Messenger - Jul 03 2014]

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Edelman said "just about every single animal that lives in the San Gabriel Mountains or the Sierra Pelona Mountains" other than aquatic species, would travel the wildlife path bridging two mountain ranges
"We have different rules about dogs depending on what agency land you're on" Kuykendall says, acknowledging that the "patchwork" can frustrate the public. The National Park Service owns only 15 percent of the 155,000 acres...
"Even in dry weather, there is 25 million gallons of water flowing through the Upper Los Angeles river watershed," says Feldman. "If we capture even a portion of that, we could be less reliant on the EasternEastern Sierra Nevada and the Colorado rivers for our water supply."

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Board Of Supervisors Vote To Help Fund Purchase... [Published Santa Monica Mirror - Jul 30 2014]
Supervisors approve funds for land buy in Agua ... [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Jul 30 2014]
Agua Dulce wildlife corridor could get boost [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Jul 28 2014]
Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Le... [Published Los Angeles Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
Garner Remembered for ‘Rockford Files,’ Environ... [Published Malibu Times - Jul 23 2014]
L.A. River Watershed Study Identifies Where Sto... [Published KCET - Jul 08 2014]
Las Virgenes Homeowners Host Yaroslavsky Tribute [Published Malibu Times - Jul 06 2014]
Tribute to Zev: Let the Land Dictate the Use [Published Topanga Messenger - Jul 03 2014]
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