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Project: Vasquez Overlook Acquisition Project

Description: Acquisition of the 39-acre Vasquez Overlook parcel (AIN#: 8684-024-001) protects one of the last remaining undeveloped private holdings along the foothill interface between the San Gabriel Valley and the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument from development, in order to support watershed restoration, community-driven stewardship, and compatible public uses. Expenditures will include the acquisition of Vasquez Overlook to be completed in early 2020, a biological survey of the parcel in Spring 2020, a land management plan for both of WCA’s Vasquez acquisitions, and pre-acquisition activities for a portion of the adjacent Vasquez Entrance parcel (APN#:8684-024-035), which would secure future access to these public conservation lands.

Reference Number: 3825RMC19006

Implemented By: Watershed Conservation Authority

Objective: To acquire property into public ownership for the benefit of the public’s interest to preserve foothills, wildlife corridors, biodiversity, and watershed health.

Type: Acquisition Easement, Acquisition Fee Title, Restoration, Recreation/Access/Interpretation

Total Cost: $1,064,200.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 3/31/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes Located In Severely Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration1/13/2020$882,959.29
Prop. 68, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Program1/13/2020$181,240.71

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Easement   
Acquisition Fee Title   

Water Action Plan Target

Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Identify Sustainable and Integrated Financing OpportunitiesAction Description


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