Acquisition of Woolsey Canyon Creek property, APN 2017-005-020, linking the Chatsworth Nature Preserve with Simi Hills core habitat.
Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority
The property is within the Los Angeles County-designated Simi Hills Significant Ecological Area, and its acquisition is crucial to ensure protection of 2,200 feet of blueline- stream Woolsey Creek, a wildlife linkage, an alternative Rim of the Valley Trail alignment, groundwater recharge and protection of the downstream 1100-acre Chatsworth Nature Preserve. The subject parcel is 30.7 acres. Matching funds from the MRCA’s in lieu
mitigation fees account will be provided in the amount of $82,000. The grant request plus the matching funds is expected to cover the land cost plus appraisal, title report, closing costs, and legal staff time.
Acquisition Fee Title
Complete and Fully Paid
Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC):