LARGE-ANIMAL TEMPORARY REFUGE AREA OPENS JUNE 24 IN SILVERADO CANYON

Ribbon-cutting for a large-animal temporary refuge area. This new amenity will provide an additional option for residents with large animals in fire-prone areas in eastern Orange County canyons during a wildfire or other emergency events. This is part of an overall plan to convert the former Silverado Elementary School to a library, meeting room and regional park site.

WHEN:
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Speakers begin at 11 a.m.

WHO:
Chairman Todd Spitzer, Orange County Board of Supervisors Third District; OC Parks Director Stacy Blackwood, OC Animal Care Director Jennifer Hawkins, DVM; and representatives of Orange County Fire Authority

WHERE:
North Side, Former Silverado Elementary School, 7531 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, CA 92676

What you will see:
Horses going into corrals, local residents, OC Parks, Orange County Fire Authority and OC Animal Care personnel and vehicles

CONTACT:
OC Parks PIO Marisa O’Neil – Marisa.ONeil@ocparks.com / (714) 973-6870

Credit: OC Parks.

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