Krist, John
March 2005
Planning;Mar2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the efforts of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, an organization in California that has played a key role in assembling and managing a vast patchwork of protected open space and wildlife habitat, which abuts the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. Its authority extends from the edge of the Mojave Desert to the Pacific Ocean and includes the Santa Monica Mountains, the Simi Hills, the Verdugo Mountains, and chunks of the Santa Susana and San Gabriel mountains. It's blueprint maps out a strategy to buy back, preserve, protect, restore, and enhance treasured pieces of Southern California to form an interlinking system of urban, rural, and river parks, open space, trails, and wildlife habitats


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