IRVINE, CA (June 14, 2013): The City of Irvine invites the public to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Irvine Open Space Initiative on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bommer Canyon.
Coordinated by the Irvine Ranch Conservancy, the celebration features a full day of self-guided access inside one of Irvine’s most treasured open space areas along with information about the history of open space in Irvine and free water bottles provided by the Irvine Company. No registration required.
Twenty-five years ago, a decision by 85 percent of Irvine voters guaranteed the permanent preservation of large areas of land throughout Irvine as carefully timed master-planned growth occurs in other areas of the City. More than 16,000 acres of parks, trails and wilderness areas – greater than one-third of the entire City – will be forever protected.
The Open Space Initiative remains one of the most innovative and ambitious open space programs in California.