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More Funds Needed to Purchase Millard Canyon

The Arroyo & Foothills Conservancy is urging individuals to help raise remaining funds by the Nov. 30 deadline.

While hundreds of thousands of dollars has been raised to help the Arroyo & Foothills Conservancy purchase and preserve , the Arroyo & Foothills Conservancy announced it was $16,060 shy of its goal as of last Wednesday.

To purchase and preserve 13 acres in Millard Canyon above Hahamongna Watershed Park, the conservancy needs $675,000. The area was described in a biological survey done by the conservancy as a prime wildlife corridor and a good habitat for amphibian and other species.

 The $658, 640 raised as of last week came from the following sources:

State agencies: $475,200
Landowner: $75,000
10 local organizations: $50,000
Individuals: $58,740

Individuals are being urged to donate before the Nov. 30 deadline.

For more information or to donate click here.

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Erik H. November 27, 2012 at 08:00 PM
What will the public access be to this area if it is "preserved"?

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