$165 million donation from 2 tech billionaires will permanently protect over 24,000 acres of California coastline
Thanks to a $165 million donation from two tech billionaires, over 24,000 acres of pristine California coastline will be permanently protected in the years to come.
The multi-million dollar contribution from Jack and Laura Dangermond, which was given to The Nature Conservancy (TNC), is the single largest philanthropic donation in the organization’s history.
The conservation group released a statement last week saying that the donation enabled them to buy out the Cojo/Jalama Ranch at Point Conception in Santa Barbara County.
The 8 miles of breathtaking California coastline is the home of 39 different threatened and endangered wildlife species. Described as a sanctuary of “biological richness” and “a confluence of ecological, historical, and cultural values across Native American, Spanish and American histories,” the land can even be seen from space, according to the …