Project Description

San Luis Rey River Mitigation Property

The property includes riparian woodland/scrub, wetlands, open sand and non-native grassland within the San Luis Rey River floodplain.  Sensitive species, including southwestern arroyo toad and Least Bell’s vireo, were documented on the site.

Location:Least Bells Vireo

Between State Highway 76 and the San Luis Rey River in the community of Bonsall, San Diego County

Size: 83 acres

Price: $3.15 million

Outcome:

The property was purchased by the City of Oceanside and SANDAG for habitat mitigation use.