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Project: Upper Las Virgenes Open Space Preserve Improvements

Description: Preservation, protection, and restoration of Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, Calabasas.

Reference Number: 3810SMM840840

Implemented By: Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Objective: Preservation, protection, and restoration of the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve in Calabasas. Project improvements include 1) upgrades to ADA accessibility standards; 2) renovations to historic ranch house; 3) installation of exterior lighting; 4) fencing, gates and signage to direct visitors away from sensitive habitat areas; 5) removal of non-native plants; and 6) completion of irrigation system

Type: Restoration, Recreation/Access/Interpretation, Infrastructure Improvement, Water Management

Total Cost: $295,051.06

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2017    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Santa Monica Bay and Watersheds Program (SMMC)2/19/2010$295,051.06

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEradication/Treatment of Invasive Species25acres assessed/treated
Recreation/Access/InterpretationInterpretive Enhancements  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationDemonstration/Interpretive Programs  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationNew/enhanced public parks  
Infrastructure ImprovementRecreation Building/Structure Improvement or Development  
Infrastructure ImprovementSite Amenities/ Access Improvements (benches, parking, piers, etc..)  
Water ManagementWater Use Efficiency - Recycling  
Water ManagementWatershed Protection  
Water ManagementOther  


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