< Endangered Habitats League Newsletter
Vol 15 No 1 Winter 2005
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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Wilson Creek: A Race Against Time
Although the projected centerpiece of a 50,000-acre core reserve in the Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP), Wilson Creek may be doomed by the estate lot subdivisions called for by the County General Plan. EHL is working to win this race against time.
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EHL Files Suit Over Rancho Mission Viejo
A consortium of conservation groups – EHL, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sea and Sage Audubon Society, and Laguna Greenbelt – have challenged Orange County’s approval of devastating development on the Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV) in Southern Orange County.
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Mine Threatens Ecological Reserve
The Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve, near the town of Fallbrook, is a field station for San Diego State University. A huge mine threatens the reserve, as well as a regional wildlife corridor.  EHL is defending these resources.
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Staff Attorney Added to EHL Team
We are pleased to announce that Michael Fitts has joined Endangered Habitats League as staff attorney.  An experienced litigator, Michael will also work on policy matters relating to development and natural resource protection.
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Beasts and Botany by Jess Morton:
Just Add Water

What are those things, I asked myself?
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Horned Lark

by Jess Morton
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EHL in the News
EHL’s role in protecting the natural resources of southern Orange County was extensively covered by the press.
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