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Project: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - Desert Pupfish Refugia and Native Habitat Restoration

Description: TLD will repair and improve the pre-existing Sonoran Pond, and create a new refuge pond that is off exhibit for the benefit of the endangered desert pupfish species.

Reference Number: 38500000P010025

Implemented By: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Objective: The Project will preserve and maintain critical watershed habitat for the endangered desert pupfish species, and will enhance water supplies for the endangered species to offset expected results of climate change.

Type: Restoration, Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $101,556.35

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 3/21/2021    Actual Completion: 6/21/2021

Associated Counties: Riverside

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration9/9/2019$101,556.35

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEradication/Treatment of Invasive Species1acres assessed/treated
Infrastructure ImprovementOther  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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