Carrizo Plain National Monument

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Carrizo Plain National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Carrizo Commons is an association of community groups, environmental and resource entities, schools, businesses, and individuals who share an interest and commitment in protecting, conserving, and supporting responsible stewardship of the Carrizo Plain.
The researchers' findings encompasses their work at the Carrizo Plain, which is located 100 miles north of Los Angeles and site of the original "Big One" - the Fort Tejon quake of 1857.
Giant kangaroo rats live in the desert grasslands of California's Carrizo Plain, where they gather grass seeds by harvesting the plants in a circle around their burrows.
5 square miles in San Luis Obispo County on California's Carrizo Plain.
We report surplus-killing of giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens) by a family of San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, california, and explore the ecological causes and consequences of this event.
They include new views on the evolution of the San Andreas fault zone in central California and the Carrizo Plain, from deep to modern time along the western Sierra Nevada foothills from San Joaquin to Kern River drainages, mesozoic metasedimentary framework and gabbroids of the Early Cretaceous Sierra Nevada batholith, and debris flows in the southern and eastern Sierra Nevada region.
Khus reviews the experience at Chumash sites such as Pismo Beach, Point Conception, Paso Robles, Carrizo Plain, and the Channel Islands and makes special reference to the Diablo Canyon nuclear power facility in San Luis Obispo.
However, the most amazing photograph in the book, is a view of the Temblor Mountain located in the Carrizo Plain, protected as a National Monument in the United States.
SANTA BARBARA - A Malibu man is seeking permission to drill for oil in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, near the Cuyama Valley in southeastern San Luis Obispo County.
Although you can still find good wildflower displays on many California hillsides, Edwards and other experts rank three remote areas among the best of the last places where expansive shows of valley wildflowers can be found today: Bear Valley northeast of San Francisco, the Carrizo Plain east of San Luis Obispo, and Antelope Valley near Lancaster.
Once completed, CVSR will power a yearly average of 100,000 homes with clean, renewable solar energy, while protecting and conserving more than 12,000 acres of land in and around the Carrizo Plain in southeastern San Luis Obispo County, about 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Topaz and SunPower have reached an agreement to provide additional conservation protections for the Carrizo Plain in eastern San Luis Obispo County, Calif.