In 2015, Western Riverside Council of Governments took over the management of a habitat conservation plan to protect the Stephen Kangaroo Rat as a way to achieve governmental efficiencies and reduce costs. It working for WRCOG and the rats.
For the past 12 years, the Butte County Association of Governments has been facilitating a multi-species conservation plan that will provide comprehensive protection for endangered species and streamline permitting city, county and transportation projects throughout the county.
AMBAG partners with a number organizations to study the climate impacts on Highway 1 near the environmentally important Elkhorn Slough, home to a wide variety of birds and marine life, including very cute sea otters.
Overview (and links to resources) that explains why transportation planning agencies are worried about the SAFE Rule to roll back fuel efficiency standards in California.
LA Metro uses an innovative permeable pavement solution at a bus yard to help protect the water quality for the Los Angeles Estuary.