East County News Service
Photo: Vernal pool fairy shrimp, Calif. Dept. of Pesticide Regulation
August 19, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) - What do bald eagles and fairy shrimp have in common? They’re both on a list of species to be protected under a $3 million grant that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is providing to San Diego County for habitat preservation. In addition, the City of Santee will receive close to $189,000 for its Multiple Species Conservation Program.