Mission: Transition habitat conservancy protects transition zone and wildlife corridor ecosystems and their scenic, agricultural, and cultural resource values in the west mojave desert. We provide education about the fragile and inspirational nature of our desert plants, animals, and ecosystems to reconnect people to nature.
Programs: Fremont-kramer conservation areain 2014 we invested an additional $331,881. 05 in acquiring and restoring parcels in the fremont-kramer area of san bernardino county, ca, bringing the total acres under protection to 4,158. Our investment in this area allowed us to protect critical habitat of the endangered desert tortoise, the mojave ground squirrel and 20 other special status species.
portal ridge conservation areain 2014 we invested an additional $402,433 in acquiring and restoring parcels in the portal ridge area of san bernardino, ca, bringing the total acres under protection to 2,388. Our investment in this area allowed us to protect habitat of the endangered swainson hawk and 22 other special status species.
puma canyon conservation areain 2014 we invested an additional $53,434 in acquiring and restoring joshua tree/juniper/pinon pine habitat in the puma canyon area of san bernardino county, ca, bringing the total acres under protection to 330. Through our investment, we are also able to protect areas vital to this desert region's hydrology functions.
Transition Habitat Conservancy became an accredited land trust in July 2017, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Transition Habitat Conservancy meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Transition Habitat Conservancy 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 the 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. To learn more about land trust accreditation and the current accreditation status of Transition Habitat Conservancy, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.