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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

More New Parks to Explore....

On the Central Coast:

IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

107 acre Castle Rock—Sempervirens fund
http://www.sempervirens.org/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sempervirens-Fund/140155342671005?v=wall
http://www.sempervirens.org/hike.php#featuredhike

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535 acres in Little Basin transferred to State ownership
http://www.sempervirens.org/news.php
http://uccr.org/LittleBasin.htm

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MONTEREY COUNTY:

317 acres bought by Big Sur LT—Whisler-Wilson ranch
http://www.bigsurlandtrust.org/news/show/17-big-sur-land-trust-acquires-historic-whisler-wilson-ranch-for-public-benefit-and-wildlife-values

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SRL gives 60 acres to USFS
http://www.savetheredwoods.org/newsroom/news_detail.php?id=115

http://www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!ut/p/c4/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gDfxMDT8MwRydLA1cj72DTUE8TAwjQL8h2VAQAMtzFUw!!/?ss=110507&navtype=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&cid=STELPRDB5213688&navid=091000000000000&position=Feature*&ttype=detailfull&pname=Los%20Padres%20National%20Forest-%20Home

http://www.savetheredwoods.org/protecting/acquisitions_current.shtml

http://www.savetheredwoods.org/protecting/acquisitions_current.shtml#padres

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Big Sur Land Trust buys 3 acres and 10 acre conservation easement
http://www.bigsurlandtrust.org/news/show/8-big-sur-land-trust-acquires-and-protects-carmel-river-lands-secures-critical-link-in-carmel-river-parkway

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Wilderness LT buys 160 acres in Ventana Wilderness
http://www.wildernesslandtrust.org/news/2007/ca-ventana.html

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IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

189 acre O’Connor ranch conservation easement, near the city of SLO in the Morros (Cerro Romualdo)
http://www.lcslo.org/o_connor_ranch_project.html

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IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

633 acre conservation easement at Lyons ranch (Los Flores Hunt Property)
http://www.sblandtrust.org/ageasements.html
http://www.sblandtrust.org/ageasements.html#Los%20Flores
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69 acres in Sierra Madre Mts—
The Trust with the help of The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County purchased the land for transfer to the U.S. Forest Service and to create the future opportunity to add Cox Canyon to the San Rafael Wilderness.
http://www.wildernesslandtrust.org/top_priorities.html
http://www.wildernesslandtrust.org/news/acres_protected_in_the_los_padres_national_forest/

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