"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
The Coachella Valley Conservation Commission (CVCC) announces the availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) prepared for the proposed Major Amendment to the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan/ Natural Community Conservation Plan (CVMSHCP). The proposed project is a Major Amendment to the CVMSHCP, approved by all affected agencies in October 2007, to include the City of Desert Hot Springs and Mission Springs Water District as permittees.
For all the documents related to the Proposed Major Amendment Click here
The public review period to comment on the draft Supplemental EIR/EIS is from September 6, 2013 through October 21, 2013.
For the 2012 Annual Report Click here
For Information on the MSHCP Fee Click here
Local Development Mitigation Fee Annual Report for Fiscal Year 12-13
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