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Deal Reached To Buy South Coast Golf Course, And Return It To Coastal Wetlands

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 7:51am

It was once an important part of South Coast habitat. But, since the 1960’s it’s been a golf course.

In recent years, Goleta’s Ocean Meadows Golf Club has struggled financially.

Now, thanks to the property’s owners, and a coalition of groups, the fairways are going to give way to wetlands which originally existed on the nearly 63 acre site.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports escrow has closed on a seven million dollar deal to buy, and restore the property to its natural state.

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