Planning and Conservation League
About the Planning and Conservation League
Since 1965, PCL has changed the landscape of California through supporting measures that have preserved its iconic forests, coastlines, mountains, and watersheds.
We support legislation that protects our environment and we work to promote open space, habitat, and healthy communities.
We invite you to join us in our mission to restore California’s wilderness and to defend the public health and safety of the people of California through legislative action.Our Campaigns Attend an Event Support Us
2023 California Environmental Assembly
Extreme Measures for Extreme Times: What We Need to do Now
January 19th, January 26th, February 2nd, and February 9th, 2023
9 am – 12:15 pm
Registration is open! The 2023 PCL Assembly will have a total of eight webinar sessions with two sessions held each day for a duration of four weeks. We are falling short in our actions to curb the climate crisis in time to avoid catastrophic impacts. This year we focus on both immediate short-term solutions and strategies for the future.
CEQA is a dynamic law used by every California public agency in its planning and decision-making. Learn about CEQA and the public’s role in the environmental review process.Learn about CEQA
Our Water Program focuses on developing and implementing sustainable and equitable water policies for California.Learn about our Water Program
Land Use & Transportation
PCL and our partners work to fundamentally change our land use patterns for improved local communities, wildlife, public health, and our natural environment.Learn about land planning
PCL 50/50 Vision
See our 50 years of success in protecting millions of acres of local parks, wildlife habitats, lakes, rivers, and more.See our successes
Since 1965, PCL has preserved wilderness, beaches, and wildlife habitat, and made our communities healthier. See our accomplishments.
PCL trains and works with dozens of community organizations and activists to make California better. Learn about our partners.