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Agreement Reached!
Agreement Reached!

Photo: Brenda Lee

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Learn

about the birds

of Bolsa Chica

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15,000

have helped to restore the Mesa.

volunteers

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11acres

We are working

to preserve the last

of the Bolsa Chica.

Bolsa Chica Land Trust

The Bolsa Chica Land Trust was formed in 1992 by a small group of Californians who believed that one of the last standing wetland ecosystems in Southern California was worth preserving for future generations. The Land Trust now includes more than 5000 members from throughout California and twenty other states.

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Announcements

A historic agreement to preserve, protect ALL of Bolsa Chica

The Bolsa Chica Land Trust recently announced some exciting news that will clear a path to protect the remaining 11.1 acres of the Bolsa Chica Mesa.

The BCLT is uniting with the national nonprofit Trust for Public Land and developer Signal Landmark to work toward full preservation of the remaining land of the Ridge and Goodell properties.

This is a historic agreement earned after a decades-long, hard-fought effort to preserve this important environmental, cultural and archeological resource, however there is much work to be done.

In order for us to fully protect the remaining acreage of the Bolsa Chica Mesa, we need to raise funds to purchase the site outright.

While Signal Landmark emphatically supports and will assist in the acquisition of this site, if funding for purchase of the properties cannot be secured, Signal Landmark will have the right to develop 2.5 acres (half of the Ridge property) for homes.  The remaining half of the Ridge property and all of the Goodell property will be donated to either BCLT, an accredited Land Trust or an appropriate state agency, with the same goals as set above: the protection and conservation of the land’s cultural, archaeological and biological resources as passive open space.

We have launched a fundraising campaign to secure the funds that will help us acquire, restore and preserve this final piece of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.

Click the button below to donate and help us save Ridge & Goodell once and for all.

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Our Mission

Acquire

The Land Trust is working to acquire and protect the last threatened 11 acres at Bolsa Chica to save a unique archaeological site and precious open space habitat.

Restore

The Land Trust’s Bolsa Chica Stewards have been working since 1996 on the Mesa habitat restoration project. Over 15,000 volunteers have helped heal our local environment.

Preserve

Bolsa Chica needs constant and well planned care to keep its habitats functioning and healthy.  Saving it is just the start, caring for it is part of our commitment.

Educate

The Land Trust conducts educational programs to build awareness about the role of the Bolsa Chica wetlands system in the natural and urban environment, and tell the story of its rich history.

Our Vision

Location

Bolsa Chica Land Trust (Main Office)
5200 Warner Avenue #108
Huntington Beach, California 92649