The Panoche Solar Farm, a 339 mega-watt solar photovoltaic energy facility, would destroy 2,506 acres in the heart of the Panoche Valley, an area home to an immense array of wildlife. For some endangered species in particular, this habitat is their last, best chance for survival. We cannot let this project take that away.
Posts Categorized: West Coast
Sea otters are facing increasing threats to their habitat, which undeniably affects their recovery. They have to deal with a lack of viable food sources, habitat degradation, and poor coastal water quality from onshore runoff (meaning, pollution from humans), which causes disease. Thankfully, California is taking a stand.
With the establishment of the Shasta wolf pack in California, it’s imperative that we make sure that all parties involved in wolf recovery – private landowners, ranchers, hunters, wildlife officials and local wolf advocates – work together to help Californians share the landscape with our newly resident wolves.
Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains National Monuments all protect fragile landscapes in the California desert that are vital to wildlife.
With winter-run Chinook salmon hanging on by a thread, any proposed legislation in Congress must result in water solutions that help salmon and the other declining fish and wildlife species instead of making it even more difficult for these species to survive.