"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
For the 2012 Annual Report Click here
CVCC - Desert Tortoise and Linkage Reserve Management Unit Plan
CVMSHCP Web Map Viewer Application
CVCC - Stormwater Channel and Delta Reserve Management Unit Plan
Valley Floor Reserve Management Unit Plan - Jan - 2012
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains Reserve Management Unit Plan-Jan-2012
Inventory & Monitoring of Western Burrowing Owls for the Coachella Valley MSHCP, UC Riverside, 2010
Desert Wetland Communities & Species Monitoring Protocol
Aeolian Sand Communities & Species Monitoring Protocol
Alluvial Fan Communities & Species Monitoring Protocol
CVCC Comment on Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Coachella Valley Milkvetch
Dos Palmas Conservation Area Reserve Management Unit Plan ~ August 2011
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.
The Final Recirculated Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan is available for public review. Please use the buttons on the left side of this page to access the Plan Documents, EIR/EIS, Implementing Agreement (IA), and maps. The CVMSHCP documents are also available at local libraries, city halls and at CVAG. You may purchase the complete CVMSHCP documents on a two-CD set by contacting CVAG. Information about how to purchase a printed copy of the CVMSHCP is also available.
For more information, please call CVAG at (760) 346-1127