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THANK YOU for RSVP’ING your attendance to our CELEBRATION OF THE LA PURISIMA CONSERVATION BANK on July 2nd!

This is a rare opportunity see the entire 2800-acre Rancho La Purisima, and specifically the 853-acre conservation bank, the first of its kind in Santa Barbara County. This impressive property, which
contains a mix of coastal sage scrub, oak woodlands and grassland habitats, supports a mix of rare and special status species that inhabit the site. Most importantly, it contains 14 California Tiger Salamander (CTS) Breeding Ponds and upland habitat for both CTS and Western spadefoot toad. The Bank Property will be managed in perpetuity as an ecological preserve.
Please wear comfortable shoes.
A shuttle will be provided from the parking area. To get to the parking area:

Directions from Highway 101 at Buellton: Take the Highway 246 exit from Highway 101 and travel west on Highway 246 ~10.5 miles to Gypsy Canyon Road (on the right) Turn right onto Gypsy Canyon Road and travel 1.7 miles to the parking area. Keep to the right at the fork.

Directions from Lompoc: From the intersection of Highway One and Highway 246, travel east on Highway 246 ~5.5 miles to Gypsy Canyon Road (on the left). Turn left on Gypsy Canyon Road and travel 1.7 miles to the parking area. Keep to the right at the fork.

 

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