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Winter 2008 Vol 18 No 1
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California Coastal Commission rejects Foothill-South toll road
After a momentous public hearing attended by thousands on February 6, 2008, this proposed highway through San Onofre State Beach was denied certification under the federal Coastal Zone Management Act. EHL was part of the coalition that led the fight.
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EHL partners with Sycuan Tribe on wildlife conservation

Following discussions initiated by EHL, the Sycuan tribe near San Diego is assessing its reservation lands and other holdings in light of the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP). Important wildlife corridors can benefit.
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Promising plan for endangered species near Murrieta
EHL helped convene a landowner, scientists, and the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority on a plan to protect the California gnatcatcher and the quino checkerspot butterfly in the French Valley.
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Litigation filed over Fanita Ranch in Santee
Conservation groups including EHL filed suit against this project, which would fragment an important core biological area in the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program.
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Cactus Flower
Ensconced in its setting of spines
a blossom has opened its tent
to pilgrims that nature inclines
to enter not asking what’s meant.
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EHL in the News
EHL was widely quoted on the Foothill-south toll road, fire management, development projects, and regional habitat plans. Two letters to the editor were also published.
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