"Preserving our Natural Heritage for the Coachella Valley"
Welcome to the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (CVMSHCP) website. The CVMSHCP provides a regional vision for balanced growth that will help conserve the Coachella Valley's natural heritage while also building a strong economy that is vital to our future.
Protects 240,000 acres of open space and 27 species
Enhances infrastructure without environmental conflicts
Offers opportunities for recreation, tourism and job creation
Ensures the survival of endangered species
Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan/
Natural Community Conservation Plan
Progress of land acquisition within CVMSHCP Conservation Areas
(Click on the picture below to watch the video)
Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)
La Quinta Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Barrier Project
PBS NEWSHOUR SPECIAL:
Balancing Conservation and Development in Coachella Valley
Clean Water Act In-Lieu Fee
Notice of Availability for Public Review - La Quinta Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Barrier Project
Environmental Initial Study - La Quinta Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Barrier Project
For all the documents related to the Proposed Major Amendment Click here
For Information on the MSHCP Fee Click here
The California Department of Fish and Game issued the Natural Community Conservation Plan (NCCP) Permit for the CVMSHCP on September 9, 2008. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued the final permit for the CVMSHCP on October 1, 2008.
For more information, please call CVAG at (760) 346-1127