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CBS Los Angeles | Campaign To Build Wildlife Crossing Over 101 Freeway Raises $18 Million; Groundbreaking Within Sight
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CBS Los Angeles | Campaign To Build Wildlife Crossing Over 101 Freeway Raises $18 Million; Groundbreaking Within Sight

“The incredible support of people from around the world has allowed us to advance this project from a visionary idea to an impending reality. This past fall, we released new design visualizations, Caltrans will have the blueprints for the crossing completed this summer, and if fundraising remains strong, we will break ground in November,” said...

ABC 7 | Wildlife crossing over the 101 to save mountain lions getting closer to reality
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ABC 7 | Wildlife crossing over the 101 to save mountain lions getting closer to reality

The fundraising campaign to create a wildlife crossing over the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills has reached the $18 million mark, putting the groundbreaking within sight, organizers announced this week. The total raised by the National Wildlife Federation’s #SaveLACougars campaign includes a recent $1.4 million gift from a private donor. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL...

Backpacker | No, That Mountain Lion Wasn’t “Stalking” a Runner
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Backpacker | No, That Mountain Lion Wasn’t “Stalking” a Runner

A viral video of a mountain lion has inspired headlines about the cat “stalking” the runner who recorded it. But that’s not what the clip shows. Beth Pratt has a problem with headlines like those. “‘Stalking’ implies you’re hunting something, right?” she says. “I always say this: If a mountain lion is stalking you to...

CBS Los Angeles | ‘Largest Of Its Kind In The World’: Plans For 101 Freeway Wildlife Crossing In Agoura Hills Released
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CBS Los Angeles | ‘Largest Of Its Kind In The World’: Plans For 101 Freeway Wildlife Crossing In Agoura Hills Released

A planned wildlife crossing across the 101 Freeway between Agoura Hills and Calabasas, which will eventually be the largest of its kind in the world, is scheduled to break ground in 2021, according to new plans released Wednesday. “This crossing will save the local mountain lion population from extinction, stand as a global model for...

Outside | Why the Death of Mountain Lion P-56 Matters
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Outside | Why the Death of Mountain Lion P-56 Matters

On Monday, the National Park Service announced a significant loss to a small group of mountain lions in California’s Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. P-56, an adult male cat, was killed by a local landowner under the state’s new depredation law. He was presumed to be the father of several other animals who are...

SD27 | After Legislators Call for Urgent Action, State Officials Take Control of Depredation Process, Promise “All-Inclusive Strategy” on Mountain Lion Extinction Threat
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SD27 | After Legislators Call for Urgent Action, State Officials Take Control of Depredation Process, Promise “All-Inclusive Strategy” on Mountain Lion Extinction Threat

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has taken control of the statewide mountain lion depredation process and promised an “all-inclusive strategy” in response to a letter from the chairs of key environmental committees calling for a comprehensive solution to the Southern California mountain lion extinction crisis. “P-56’s tragic death is a...