Mission: Preservation of open space by seeking to identify, protect and manage habitats of rare and endangered species, natural lands and other sensitive sites throughout southern california
Programs: Land stewardship: to manage habitat lands in perpetuity over which rlc owns fee title or holds conservation easements.
land acquisition projects: general program to acquire habitat and open space land throughout southern california. During the fiscal year, the conservancy acquired habitat property using current and prior funding. The funds were used and that amount was added to land held for conservation.
conservation planning: to develop conservation scenarios, acquisition implementation strategies, and restoration planning for identified conservation projects and to assist local governments and community groups in developing conservation scenarios and acquisition implementation strategies.
Riverside Land Conservancy is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Riverside Land Conservancy meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Riverside Land Conservancy has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.