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The Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA)
manages the largest habitat conservation plan in the nation by:
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Environmental permits held by the RCA have helped improve Riverside County transportation by expediting freeway and road projects by as many as five years, which saved taxpayers more than $500 million.

Latest News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In accordance with the County of Riverside’s revised public health orders, all RCA lands have been reopened. Based on the most recent public health orders approved on May 8, face coverings (scarves, bandanas, and neck gaiters) and six feet of social distancing are...

Bill by Rep. Calvert Establishing Western Riverside County Wildlife Refuge Passes Committee

Yesterday, the House Natural Resources Committee advanced legislation that would establish the Western Riverside County Wildlife Refuge. The bill introduced by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42), H.R. 2956, will now head to the house floor for consideration. “Riverside...

January 2020 E-Newsletter

This month features the Granite Spiny Lizard, UCR's Box Springs Reserve, and the important Bald Eagle Count Experience hosted by the Lake Perris State Recreation Area.

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes Secures $15 Million State Grant Supporting RCA’s Local Habitat Preservation Efforts

The Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority will use funding from the State Natural Resources Agency to protect critical habitat in the Jurupa Mountains. Riverside, CA – The Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA) has taken...

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