WEATHER »
The Sedgwick Reserve

Matt Kettmann

The Sedgwick Reserve


Sedgwick Granted $1.4 Million


The 5,896-acre Sedgwick Reserve, located in the San Rafael Mountains outside Santa Ynez, will receive a $1.4 million grant from the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) to build — in cooperation with UCSB — administrative and research space, a meeting hall, and an outdoor kitchen, plus to repair roads and other infrastructure. The grant is a portion of about $25 million handed out by WCB to help restore and protect habitat and wildlife and enhance public access statewide. The funds come from voter-approved bond measures.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Will Hollister Ranch Access Deal Hold Up Under Public Scrutiny?

State commissioners are taking a closer look at settlement over beach access to Santa Barbara County gated ...

Faced with a Gun, Sheriff’s Sergeant Holds His Fire

Sgt. Freddy Padilla reflects on potentially life-saving decisions during welfare call.

Quick Response in Large Numbers Held Holiday Fire at Bay

Record heat on July 6 destroyed crops and livestock.

Los Padres Officials Ban Campfires, Firearm Discharge

Temporary measures are enacted during peak fire season.

Protesters Blast ExxonMobil’s Trucking Proposal

The energy company wants to restart its offshore oil drilling platforms.