Since 1965, PCL has changed the landscape of California through the sponsorship of bond measures that have preserved hundreds of thousands of acres of wilderness, miles and miles of sandy beaches, and many square miles of habitat for endangered wildlife.

We sponsor and support legislation that protects our sparkling coastline and flowing rivers. We work for strengthened land use planning laws to promote and protect open space, habitat, and healthy communities.

We invite you to join our many partners in our mission to protect and restore California’s natural environment, and to promote and defend the public health and safety of the people of California, through legislative action.

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    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
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    Our Water Program focuses on developing and implementing sustainable and equitable water policies for California.

    Learn about our Water Program
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    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
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    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