Preservation of Habitat and Critical Ecosystems

Preserving the habitat of threatened and endangered species while ensuring that California’s critical ecosystems are restored, maintained and protected.

California EcoRestore
California EcoRestore is an initiative to help coordinate and advance at least 30,000 acres of critical habitat restoration in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta.

Salton Sea Management Program
State agencies are working to create habitat and suppress dust at this important stop for migratory waterfowl on the Pacific Flyway.

Klamath River Restoration and Dam Removal
The historic plan once finalized will result in the largest river and salmon restoration project ever undertaken and will greatly benefit the Klamath Basin ecosystem.

River Parkways Grant Program
The California River Parkways Grant Program allocated nearly $123 million in competitive grants to California communities for property acquisition and the development of trails, bike paths and river parkways projects.

Roadless Areas Will Remain Roadless
In 2009, California won a U.S. District Court settlement that requires the federal government to follow strict criteria limiting road-building and logging activities to ensure that California’s pristine forest lands are preserved for future generations.

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
The conservancy covers more than 25 million acres and allocates grants to local governments for environmental protection, resource conservation, recreational opportunities, and economic development.