AV Party Rental – Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Banner
Valencia Town Center – Farmer’s Market – Banner
Union Bank – Banner
SCV Senior Center – Touch A Truck 2015 – Banner
PizzaRev – Banner
Green Convergence – Sun Power – Banner
Adage IT – Banner
Santa Clarita Transit – Dump the Pump – Banner
College Of The Canyons – Banner
Brent’s Carpet One – Banner
IHOP – Banner
Galpin Motors – Banner
Action Family Counseling – Banner
Hugo Naturals – Banner
Disneyland – Diamond Celebration – Banner
Newhall Land – Banner
Beyond Harmony – Banner
San Diego Zoo – Generic – Banner
Academy Swim Club – Banner
All Americans Bail Bonds – Banner
Santa Clarita Autosound – Banner
Simply Taylored – Banner
Patterson’s Collision Center – Banner
Newhall Land – 2015 – Banner
Facey – Banner
Today
It is forecast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on May 25, 2015
Clear
79°/54°
Home » Santa Clarita News » City Breaks Ground On New Eco-Park

City Breaks Ground On New Eco-Park

DiscoveryParkGroundBreakingThursday morning the city broke ground on a new environmentally friendly park along the bank of the Santa Clara River. Discovery Park will allow residents to enjoy the natural surroundings up close with out disturbing the environment.

 

This “passive” river park is a first for the city, and is designed to reverse ecological damages while encouraging barrier-free interaction with the natural environment.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mayor Laurene Weste said of the city’s new initiative,  “That is the difference with this community, how it works. How it does what it does and what it has, and why other people are so surprised by what we do. Because we look into the future.”

Discovery Park’s design aims to balance new recreational options for residents with increased environmental protection.

The park will offer opportunities for education, wildlife observation and passive recreation such as yoga, landscape painting, photography and more, with minimal impact on the surrounding environment.

DiscoveryParkMost of the park’s 25 acres will be kept natural and will be protected from future development and will become part of the city’s trail system.

The park will also put many environmentally-friendly features to use, including drought-resistant plants, a computerized irrigation management system, native and native-adapted landscaping, low volume irrigation and permeable surfaces to promote water retention and decrease water consumption.

Discovery Park’s construction is funded through the $1.8 million Los Angeles Regional Park and Open Space District and its Proposition A grant program, which encourages projects with sustainable landscaping and irrigation practices. The park is located of Canyon View Drive in Canyon Country and is expected to be completed in three months.

For more information on the park visit www.santa-clarita.com.

City Breaks Ground On New Eco-Park

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

Academy Swim Club – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Tile
San Diego Zoo – Generic – Tile
Newhall Land – Tile
Wicall’s Carpet
Brent’s Carpet One – Tile
Santa Clarita Transit – Dump the Pump – Tile