Staff provides the Board of Directors an “in between meetings” update on activities underway within the Agency.
Education & Public Outreach
The RCHCA works with the community to share information on the conservation goals in western Riverside County and to raise awareness about the importance of conserving our natural resources.
RCHCA is committed to environmental education, including hosting events such as community clean-up's, educational outreach, Earth Day events, and other outreach activities to raise awareness about protecting the earth's natural resources. In these times it is important to continue our work of sharing important information about endangered species and the work that is being done by the RCHCA. We have prepared a series of videos titled, “Conservation Conversation” that will be shared via YouTube .
The Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency, in cooperation with Cal Fire annually to conduct prescribed burns on Reserve lands.
Riverside Communities Partnership Project
A collaboration effort by the RCHCA, AmeriCorps, and various partnerships to utilize a team of volunteers. This team of volunteers will work on the various projects during the duration of the round.
Reserve Managers Coordinating Committee
Reserve Managers Coordinating Committee (RMCC).
Stephens' Kangaroo Rat Mitigation Fee
The Stephens Kangaroo Rat Mitigation Impact Fee is assessed on new development projects in the SKR Plan Area.
SKR Habitat Conservation Plan
The Stephens' Kangaroo Rat is threatened by habitat loss as a result of development. See our plan for conservation.
Rangewide Habitat Management and Monitoring Plan
The Bureau of Land Management awarded a grant to the RCHCA to develop a Species Rangewide Habitat Management and Monitoring Plan for the Stephen’s Kangaroo Rat. RCHCA is working in partnership with Conservation Biology Institute and USFWS to develop the plan.
Invasive Plant Management
RCHCA uses mechanical and chemical methods to control invasive plants on our reserves