Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas

Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas (or Environmentally Sensitive Areas), as defined by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, are locations where Covered Species or other biological resources have been identified that require some measure of active protection during the implementation of a project. Buffers are established to isolate the ESA from Covered Activities according to the resource in question.

Some of our current ESHA sites:

Pismo Clarkia

Clarkia speciosa

Family: Onagraceae

Pismo Clarkia is an annual herb native to California and is considered a rare plant. 

California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (seriously endangered in California)

State Listing Status:  Rare 

Blooming Period: May - July

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