< Endangered Habitats League Newsletter
Summer 2010 Vol 20 No 3
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Species under siege: the San Bernardino kangaroo rat
In Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, two of the three remaining populations of this highly endangered animal are threatened by development.
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SANDAG SB 375 strategy takes shape

The San Diego Association of Governments has proposed a hybrid approach to SB 375 compliance, combining land use changes with steps to reduce demand for automobile travel.
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Rare plant reappears on Crestridge Ecological Reserve

Not seen on the reserve since the 2003 Cedar fire, the San Diego thornmint (Acanthomintha ilicifolia) was re-discovered there. Urgent management actions are needed.
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Beasts and Botany by Jess Morton

The Yuck Factor
Carpenter bee, I thought to myself, as a large black insect buzzed past me, zigzagging along the trail high above the sage-scrub hillside and sun-flecked sea stretching onward to the horizon. But there was something odd . . .
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EHL in the News

In the media, EHL responded to Earth Day events and continued to fight to preserve Rancho Guejito in northern San Diego County.
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Cox Kids Foundation supports Endangered Habitats Conservancy

Through the Cox Conserves Heroes program, our sister land trust has received a generous grant to help protect and manage wildlife habitat that serves to educate the youth of the community.
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