Audubon Society joins Sierra Club in opposing quarry
Last updated 9/20/2007 at Noon
The Palomar Audubon Society has just announced their opposition to locating a rock quarry mine in the Temecula Foothills. Dick Barber, Conservation Chairman for the local Audubon Society chapter, said they are concerned about what a nearby quarry operation would do to the “integrity of the Santa Margarita River.”
One of the last free-flowing rivers in Southern California, the Santa Margarita River passes within a mile of the proposed quarry site. The United States Bureau of Reclamation describes the Santa Margarita River as “one of the most biologically important rivers in the state....