|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||19 Aug 2007 02:06:33 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Camp Pendleton (CA) buffer|
Conservationists, Pentagon do deal By Mike Lee SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE (CA) August 18, 2007CAMP PENDLETON - With help from the military, conservationists are planting a figurative flag atop Santa Margarita Peak by finalizing a long-delayed land purchase.
The deal marks the latest success story for an unusual nationwide alliance between environmentalists and the Pentagon. It gives Camp Pendleton a buffer against suburban sprawl and allows "green" groups to maintain an open-space corridor for animals that travel to and from the base.
The Trust for Public Land in San Francisco is using $3.1 million from the state and federal governments to buy a 1,206-acre parcel that includes the peak. Once the transaction is completed, which could be as early as Monday, the group will turn the property over to the Fallbrook Land Conservancy to own and manage.
... For the entire article, see http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/military/20070818-9999-1mi18buffer.html -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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