Latest from habitat conservation plan
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy was formed by the Cities of Brentwood, Clayton, Oakley, and Pittsburg and Contra Costa County to implement the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan, which will fund habitat conservation across a wide area while also streamlining permitting processes for development projects.
October 06, 2011 by John Hart
In eastern Contra Costa and Alameda counties, an ambitious vision for protecting big pieces of remaining open space is taking shape: From Black Diamond Mines and Mount Diablo to Brushy Peak and Sunol, several major agreements promise to replace ad hoc mitigation projects with a broader canvas of protected and connected habitat.
July 01, 2010 by Aleta George
The new Habitat Conservation Plan in East Contra Costa County has been short on money, but land prices almost couldn’t be better.
July 01, 2007 by Aleta George
Across San Pablo Bay, Contra Costa County is also trying to manage growth wisely. The population here is expected to …
April 01, 2002 by Susan Zakin
San Bruno Mountain rises along the southern border of San Francisco, remnant of an ecosystem that once covered much of this peninsula. The mountain provides a tenuous refuge for some of the rare plants and endangered butterflies that have lost much of their former habitat. And it beckons to people who want a taste of the San Francisco peninsula as it was before Europeans arrived.