< Endangered Habitats League Newsletter
Fall 2010 Vol 20 No 4
The Endangered Habitats League is dedicated to the protection of the diverse ecosystems of Southern California and to sensitive and sustainable land use for the benefit of all the region's inhabitants. The EHL Newsletter is published quarterly to chronicle our plans, activities, and successes.
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EHL sues to protect the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat

In August, EHL filed litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) against the City of Rialto to stop the destruction of vital floodplain habitat for the San Bernardino kangaroo rat (SBKR).
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City of Irvine aids effort to save Orange County NCCP

With the failure of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to live up to its commitment to protect critical wildlife habitat on federal lands in Orange County, the City of Irvine is playing a vital role in saving the State’s first Natural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP).
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Public testimony heard on momentous San Diego County General Plan Update

On October 20 and November 10, 2010, the Board of Supervisor spent long days listening to dozens of speakers either supporting or attacking a visionary effort to revise an archaic General Plan.
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Poetry by Jess Morton


At first light
when I am alone
and dawn invokes its chord
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EHL in the News

EHL was quoted in the press on San Diego planning challenges and on the finalization of the donation of the Irvine Company’s North Ranch properties for conservation and public access. And a timely op-ed was published in the run-up to the adoption of a new General Plan in San Diego.
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The San Diego Foundation Supports EHL’s Work

EHL gratefully acknowledges an important grant from The San Diego Foundation to help us conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable land use planning in San Diego County. This grant was made possible by the Environment Endowment Fund and the Ariel W. Coggeshall Fund.
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