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Press Release: Land Trust of Santa Cruz County Protects Habitat for Rare and Endangered Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander
Wildlife, Projects, Environment
by Land Trust Santa Cruz
on February 28, 2024

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County acquired 14 acres of core habitat critical to the recovery of the Santa Cruz long-toed salamander. Located in the heart of Larkin Valley, this upland wooded habitat known as Little Glen, is adjacent to a 40-acre privately held open space, creating 54 acres of contiguous preserved habitat.

With funding from the Wildlife Conservation Board and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, this property will be protected and managed in perpetuity by the Land Trust for the benefit of the Santa Cruz long-toed salamander and other wildlife.

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