Local community applauds new north San Diego County Wilderness Bill
Last updated 12/24/2009 at Noon
SAN DIEGO - Local residents cheered the introduction of U.S. Representative Darrell Issa’s (R-Vista) Beauty Mountain and Agua Tibia Wilderness Act of 2009 which will protect as wilderness more than 21,000 acres of Beauty Mountain and Agua Tibia in north San Diego County.
The legislation will add over 7,000 acres of public land to the existing Agua Tibia Wilderness and expand the Beauty Mountain Wilderness by an additional 13,635 acres.
Last March, portions of Beauty Mountain and Agua Tibia in Riverside County were protected as wilderness by legislation sponsored by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (...
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