The Wildlife Habitat Conservation Coalition
Dedicated to sustained conservation of native animal and plant species in the Southwest Bioregion.
The Wildlife Habitat Conservation Coalition (WHCC) is comprised of 17 local conservation organizations. We engage and advocate on significant governmental decisions, development projects, and policy in order to defend and uphold environmental protection rules, protect habitat, and hold government accountable.
WHCC Support Letters:
Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Coalition SUPPORT for the conservation purchase of the Sky Oaks Property
SUPPORT for the CA Department of Transportation “Rainbow Canyon Wildlife Crossing Project” grant application to the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration Wildlife Crossing Grant Program (NOFO IIJA).
FY 2024 LWCF Core Request, Temecula Creek
Comments on Pathways to 30×30 California, December 2021
We work in coalition to:
- Preserve and protect the San Diego County General Plan and defeat inappropriate projects such as
- Newland Sierra near Deer Springs exit and 15 (Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Newland Sierra) — Please see our DEIR comment letter
- Safari Highlands Ranch near the Safari Park in north county
- Harmony Grove South near Escondido Creek and Elfin Forest
- Secure adoption of an effective North County Multiple Species Conservation Plan
- Secure a quality DeAnza Cove restoration plan ReWild Mission Bay
- Revise plans for Village 13 and 14 that will protect breeding territories of the Golden Eagle and improve chances of survival of the quino checkerspot butterfly.
- Secure adoption and implementation of a quality Climate Action Plan by San Diego County.
- Secure completion of Subarea Habitat Plans in Escondido, Oceanside, Vista, and Encinitas
- Secure a path forward for a regional funding source for the MSCP
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This Project’s Latest Posts, News & Upcoming Events
“Crossings: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of our Planet”
An act to add Article 3.8 (commencing with Section 158) to Chapter 1 of Division 1 of, and to repeal Section 158.5 of, the Streets and Highways Code, relating to fish and wildlife.
Over the past decade, more than two dozen Peninsular bighorn sheep have been struck and killed while trying to cross I-8 in the rocky, mountainous region where San Diego and Imperial counties meet.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has released an updated report identifying the most important areas to advance wildlife connectivity projects.
CA passed a law about wildlife connectivity: transportation projects.
Crossings: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of our Planet. December 26, 2023 | By: John Miles
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