CalFire Grant Expands National City Urban Forest

National City — a small disadvantaged city in San Diego County — will expand its urban forest by planting 1,700 trees in city-managed properties with a $650,000  CAL FIRE grant. CAL FIRE’s  Urban and Community Forestry Program focuses on using trees to provide neighborhoods the benefits of urban forests, such as  sequestering greenhouse house gas,…

Dudek Awarded EIRs for Major Aquatic Park Improvements

The City of San Diego has selected Dudek to provide environmental impact studies for two separate projects as part of  major upgrades planned for the city’s  high-profile Mission Bay Park, the largest aquatic park of its kind in the United States. The 4,600-acre half-land, half-water park is visited by more than 15 million people each…

Collaborative Approach Yields Success for Complex EIR/EIS

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently completed a complex, nearly 4-year process to craft an EIR/EIS that addresses the combined issuance of 70 separate permits for SDG&E’s electric facilities located in the 800-square-mile Cleveland National Forest (CNF) within San Diego and Orange Counties.

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