Community Support Saves the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve! The Threat California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposed a new connector to the 101 and 405 freeways The project would have significantly damaged the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve
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Community Support Saves the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve!
A view across the lake near where the new connector would have gone
A family enjoys a walk in the
Years have been spent restoring
the Reserve’s habitat, shown here
An elegant Great Blue Heron standing
next to a turtle at the Reserve’s lake
An educational field trip at the Reserve
led by a volunteer
The general area that would have been affected by
the freeway connector. The upper right area of the green space shown in the above picture is the Reserve.
View of Haskell Creek
Bridges that connect areas of the
reserve would have been destroyed by Haskell Creek widening
-Steve Hartman, volunteer for California Native Plant Society
-Jose Salgado, 5th grade teacher, Gratts Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA
Kids observing the amazing White
Pelicans as they migrate to California during the winter months
-Dave Weeshoff, resident of La Crescenta, CA
The outdoor amphitheater
where students on field trips are first
introduced to what Sepulveda Wildlife
Reserve has to offer by Reserve volunteers
-Muriel Kotin, President of San Fernando Valley Audubon Society
A Great Egret takes flight
-Sean Garcia, 5th Grade Student of Toluca Lake Elementary School, Toluca Lake, CA
A field trip group using microscopes to
identify the lake’s macroinvertebrates
-Ryan Logo, 5th grade student of Toluca Lake Elementary School, Toluca Lake, CA
Students view wildlife in the distance
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