SCAG takes a powerful step in the right direction: Protecting the environment.

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) releases a report for public comment that supports the application of innovative land conservation tools. Stating the application of, The Habitat Institute’s Combined Habitat Assessment Protocols (CHAP) accounting and appraisal tool was applied to measure habitat quality for their Conservation Framework and Assessment Report, and that this report acts as a key step towards a regional conservation program and/or a regional advance mitigation plan.

http://scagrtpscs.net/Documents/2016/draft/d2016RTPSCS_NaturalFarmLands.pdf