One Big Step Forward for SoCal's First Freeway Overpass for Wildlife

Image from: National Park Service

We are happy to see this week that the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy were finally successful in their effort to buy a 70+ acre area of land between the Santa Monica Mountains and Simi valley, to facilitate the construction of SoCal's first wildlife corridor over a freeway.  We know the wildlife bridge will take a while to construct - infrastructure has never been a quick build here in CA - but it's a major positive step in a long process.  Mountain lions and other wildlife are severly constricted in the area - take a look at the National Park Service Map, above for location of mountain lions in the area.

Read more on KPCC

See the two new litters of mountain lion kittens that were born this summer