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San Diego CEQA Workshop a Success
In July, our sister organization, the PCL Foundation, hosted a day-long CEQA Community Workshop in San Diego. Over 25 participants attended the successful workshop, which provided an overview of the environmental review process and tools for getting involved in local decision-making. Stay tuned for our 2015 schedule of workshops!

PCL Looks to Grow our League:
Since it was formed, the Planning and Conservation League has been just that – a league of groups working together on policies to better California's environment. We are now looking to grow, diversify and revitalize our League membership in order to be a stronger voice in the Capitol while magnifying the power of local organizations and communities. For more info, click here.

PCL's 2016 Annual Environmental Symposium

PCL's Annual UC Davis Environmental Symposium brought together many local and state leaders to address what local actions can do to reach our state and global goals. PCL gives special thanks to the Sponsors, Speakers and Attendees who supported the Symposium which focused on PCL's efforts in land use, water and CEQA and how they can help with the overall climate change goals.

UCLA Symposium - October 10th, 2015
California 2030: Local Actions for a Global Impact

PCL's first UCLA Symposium brought together many local and state leaders to address what local actions can do to reach our state and global goals.

PCL thanks the attendees and sponsors who supported the Symposium on Oct 10, 2015 to explore the changes California needs to make to meet the climate challenge!

Governor Brown Stresses Environmental Goals
Governor Brown spent over one third of his inaugural address on protecting the environment by setting new goals to slow climate change. He clearly wants to strengthen California's worldwide leadership role in meeting the IPCC green house gas goals.

Building a Sustainable Water Supply for California
This last November the voters passed Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion water bond. It contains substantial benefits for California’s environment and communities, but it also includes provisions that could significantly set California back in terms of water policy and environmental damage. . .

2014 Legislative Wrap-Up
PCL’s summaries of how water and CEQA bills fared in the 2014 session.

Fifty Years of Results
Since its founding in 1965, PCL has succeeded in having a vision for California’s future and then acting quickly when political opportunities appear. Thanks to our generous donors, we have succeeded in protecting millions of acres of local parks, wildlife habitats, wetlands, forests, greenbelts, lakes, rivers, and other natural areas. Follow the link below for a detailed list of these projects in your neighborhood.

Southern California Stormwater Capture Will Increase Water Supply and Reduce Ocean Pollution
On June 13th, PCL partnered with several agencies, non-profits, and California water leaders to discuss overcoming challenges to stormwater capture in Southern California. Hosted at the headquarters of the Southern California Association of Governments, the meeting brought together multiple perspectives in order to find ways to collaborate on regulatory and permitting issues, practical obstacles, and funding strategies.

Drought shows need to invest in local water supplies
With Governor Jerry Brown officially declaring that California is in a drought emergency, we have a stark reminder that our current water policies put all Californians at grave risk from reduced access to clean, safe water.  Now is the time to invest wisely in a 'reduce, reuse, recycle' approach to water to create a sustainable future for the State. Read more about the drought, statewide water planning, and what you can do to help

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