LCF Anonymous Donor Makes Wildlife Crossing a Reality

Image courtesy #SaveLACougars
A project to build a wildlife crossing over the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills — likely the largest such crossing of its kind across the world — is coming closer to ground breaking due in part to a $2 million donation from a La Cañada Flintridge woman.

The fundraising campaign to create a wildlife crossing over the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills said it has reached a pivotal $18 million mark, thanks in part to a new $1.4 million gift from a private La Cañada Flintridge donor.
The anonymous LCF donor has given a total of $2 million to the project, the largest donation yet, helping to make the groundbreaking for the overpass a reality — likely in November, organizers said Wednesday.
Officials with the National Wildlife Federation’s #SaveLACougars campaign said the wildlife crossing at Liberty Canyon is unprecedented in many ways. It is the first urban crossing of its scale, and upon completion, will likely be the world’s largest crossing and will serve as a model for urban wildlife conservation across the globe. The crossing is intended to save the local population of mountain lions from extinction, and is being funded largely from private donations.
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