Before you get started with your project in the California Coastal Zone you need a Coastal Development Permit (CDP). This comes with a lot of uncertainty, and there are a few key factors that must be addressed in order to receive a CDP.
Many shelved development projects are now economically viable, and require updated surveys. Learn what you can do to bring your project up to speed.
Increasing overlap between the military’s training and testing operations and endangered plant and wildlife species and habitat within installation borders have heightened the need for off-site mitigation.
As a companion study to Sonoma County's vegetation mapping program, the University of Maryland and WRA are producing a map of carbon sequestered in Sonoma County's live vegetation.
Rare plants are finally moving out of the regulatory gray area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is proposing a regulation that will provide a mechanism for projects to go forward that may have impacts to certain plant species designated as “rare” under the Native Plant Protection Act.