On February 4, 2005 the County purchased the Bee and Mordka properties totaling 160 acres.   The properties are located west of the Tucson Mountains and south of the Garcia Strip.  The acquisition preserves a portion of a critical landscape linkage by providing landscape connectivity via a tributary to the west branch of the Brawley Wash that continues north across Tohono O’odham land to ultimately link up with the Santa Cruz.   

Date Acquired: February 4, 2005

Cost: $60,873

Cost Per Acre: $507

Acres: 120

Type: Fee

Bond Category: Habitat Protection Priority