The ceremony was dedicated to the 17-acre restoration project that removed a large infestation of the invasive Brazilian Pepper Trees within Big Canyon Nature Park. During the ceremony, a boulder monument was unveiled with a plaque commemorating the success of the restoration project.
Ahead of the ceremony, Irvine Ranch Conservancy’s Planning & Infrastructure crew was responsible for installing the large monument. The 5.5-ton boulder monument was installed on a 120 square foot area that was prepared and placed by the IRC Planning & Infrastructure crew. Irvine Ranch Conservancy also helped conceptualize and assisted with early funding for the restoration project with former Councilmember
Next time you visit Big Canyon Nature Park, be sure to admire the monument and the newly restored habitats in the area. To learn more about Irvine Ranch Conservancy and the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks, visit IRConservancy.org.