Protecting Wildlife Corridors Is Now California State Policy

The new law “will make it a policy of the state that, whenever a project is proposed in an area defined as a wildlife corridor, that the proponent work with the Department of Fish and Wildlife to ensure the continued functioning of that corridor. Many of these corridors are also habitat strongholds that birds and other wildlife need to survive in an environment altered by climate change.

According to a study released in September 2014 by the National Audubon Society, 170 California bird species will be at risk of extinction in the next several decades due to global warming.”

View the Audubon article here

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