GRANT APPROVED TO PRESERVE HABITAT IN AGUA DULCE AND DEVELOP A WILDLIFE CORRIDOR UNDER STATE ROUTE 14
Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
July 29, 2014
For Immediate Release
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – $280,000 in grant funds was approved to preserve habitats in the community of Agua Dulce near Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. Along with preserving wildlife, a proposed wildlife corridor will provide trail connections and enable animals to migrate under the 14 Freeway.
The total cost of the land is $717,000, In addition to the funding approved by the Board of Supervisors, additional funding will come from State of California Prop. 12 funds ($175,000), Santa Clarita Watershed Recreation and Conservation Authority funds ($205,000) and Parks In-Lieu Fee funds ($57,000).