Photo: K. King/FWS California faces many challenges this year. Climate change has spurred the worst wildfires our Golden State has ever seen. Over a million acres of wildlife habitat have burned in 2020 alone, and our “fire season” stretches on. Thanks to the hard work of our firefighters and community members, California’s resilience capacity is […]
Location: Quiota Creek, Santa Barbara County Project: Fish passage improvement Restorationist: Tim Robinson, Ph.D., Senior Resources Scientist and Fisheries Division Manager, Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board Endangered Southern California steelhead are getting a big boost thanks to Tim Robinson, who’s working with his colleagues in the Santa Ynez Watershed in Santa Barbara to restore access […]
Location: Butano Creek, San Mateo County Project: Floodplain restoration Restorationist: Kellyx Nelson, Executive Director of San Mateo County Resource Conservation District and Sustainable Conservation partner Pescadero is home to a tiny and vibrant farming community that’s also dedicated to preserving its natural environment. When Kellyx Nelson, Executive Director of the San Mateo Resource Conservation District, saw […]
Sustainable Conservation is dedicated to making it easier to restore California. Working to balance the needs of humans and habitat is a key priority to ensure resource resiliency for a bright future. One way we can help is by easing the time and cost of restoration permitting while maintaining strict environmental standards. We’re working with state […]
Be it our coastlines, our desert vistas or our redwood forests, California lands are known and loved for their wide variety of natural wonders. We’re also a hot spot for biodiversity, with many plant and animal species flourishing here that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. Unfortunately, many of these landscapes, and the […]
After months in production, and with the help of our partners, we’re pleased to share our Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Act video, aiming to generate interest in the opportunity to accelerate approval for voluntary habitat restoration throughout California.
Just this month, California Department of Fish and Wildlife formally approved the first AB 2193 effort: a fish passage improvement project in Santa Barbara County.
California’s landowners can celebrate that environmental stewardship just got a little easier. Thanks to AB 2193, voluntary habitat restoration can now occur at an unprecedented pace.