As Western Riverside continues to grow, conservation of the areas natural resources is important in order to maintain urban and wildlife balance in our communities. Healthy ecosystems depend on plant and animal species as their foundation. More specifically, wildlife conservation plays an important role in balancing the ecosystem. When a species becomes endangered, it is a sign that the ecosystem is failing.
On this episode of the COGCast, we explore The Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency (RCHCA), the agency responsible for maintaining and restoring habitat for the endangered Stephen's Kangaroo Rat alongside Princess Hester, Director of Administration for the RCHCA.