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Monthly meeting for Habitat 2020, the Environmental Council of Sacramento's (ECOS') habitat and conservation committee. Habitat 2020 works to protect the lands, waters, wildlife and native plants in the Sacramento region. The Central Valley has been identified by the World Wildlife Fund as one of North America’s most endangered eco-regions. Preserving its remaining open space and agricultural land is essential for sustaining native plants and wildlife, and ensuring a high quality of life for ourselves and future generations. Members of Habitat 2020 include the Sacramento Audubon Society, California Native Plant Society, Friends of Swainson’s Hawk, Save the American River Association, Save Our Sandhill Cranes, Sierra Club Mother Lode chapter – Sacramento group, Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, the International Dark-Sky Association and the Sacramento Area Creeks Council. Please check with co-chairs ahead of time to confirm the details of the meeting: Rob Burness ([masked],[masked]) and Sean Wirth ([masked],[masked]). For more information, please visit https://www.ecosacramento.net/about-us/committees/habitat-conservation-committee/
Monthly meeting for the Environmental Council of Sacramento's (ECOS') Transportation, Air Quality & Climate Change Committee (TAQCC). The TAQCC Committee supports policies and projects that: – provide all residents of the Sacramento region with pedestrian, bicycle and transit access to jobs, schools, shopping, services and recreation – provide adequate and efficient goods movement and support the provision of local goods and services over those requiring long distance transport – protect and strengthen local communities, towns and urban centers from the corrosive effects of traffic while promoting equity and opportunity for all residents – minimize impacts on and use of the land, air and water – minimize the consumption of limited resources and reduce pollution and noise – encourage land uses that minimize travel requirements – eliminate transportation subsidies which handicap achievement of the above goals – ensure vigorous and effective public participation in transportation planning Check for past and upcoming meeting topics in the current agendas and minutes: https://www.ecosacramento.net/about-us/committees/transportation-air-quality-climate-change-committee-taqcc/ Please check with co-chairs ahead of time to confirm the details of the meeting: Jon Ellison ([masked]) and John Deeter ([masked]). All who are interested are welcome to attend!
• What we'll do Join us as we create the political will for a stable climate. Learn about CCL methods to empower ourselves and influence public opinion; Learn about local accomplishments, events, and activities; Listen to the national conference call with a powerful guest speaker; Discussion and refreshments • What to bring • Important to know Meeting time and location subject to change. Refer to https://www.sacramentoccl.org/ For more information, contact Edith Thacher at [masked]
Monthly meeting for the Environmental Council of Sacramento's (ECOS') Land Use Committee. – Advocacy for regionally responsible planning that is cognizant of the need for sustainable development and the impacts of climate change. – Oversight of proposed development projects of regional significance. – Action to support sensible infill projects and oppose greenfield development. Please check with the chair ahead of time to confirm the details of the meeting: Alex Kelter ([masked],[masked]). All who are interested are welcome to attend! Check for past and upcoming meeting topics in the current agendas and minutes: https://www.ecosacramento.net/about-us/committees/land-use-committee/