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Multiple Species Conservation Program

Photos of MSCP Open Space

The Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) was developed to preserve a network of habitat and open space, protecting bio-diversity and enhancing the region's quality of life. The City of San Diego is one of several jurisdictions participating in the MSCP. The MSCP covers 85 species and the core biological resource areas are identified within the City's Multi-Habitat Planning Areas. The City has entered into an Implementing Agreement with the federal and state Wildlife Agencies to ensure implementation of the MSCP.


City of San Diego 2016 MSCP Annual Report


City of San Diego 2015 MSCP Annual Report


The San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Annual Workshop

The City of San Diego is please to host the workshop this year. The workshop is focused on the County of San Diego and the cities of San Diego and Chula Vista's 2016 accomplishments and local, state and federal partners; including habitat restoration, management, and education outreach. The workshop provides an opportunity for the public and interested parties to learn more about unique habitats in the San Diego region and the role of the MSCP in preserving species and open space. Members of the public and other interested parties are invited to attend. Please see the attached flyer for additional information and share/repost with others. General workshop info is as follows:

When: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - Coffee and Carmel Mountain Preserve Tours; 10:30 AM speakers, 11AM -12 p.m. fair and poster session
Where: Open Air Recreation Center, 4770 Fairport Way, San Diego, CA 92130 (on front lawn area- carpooling, refillable water bottles, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and hats suggested)


***City of San Diego 2014 MSCP Annual Report****

City of San Diego 2013 MSCP Annual Report

City of San Diego 2012 MSCP Annual Report

Helping Protect San Diego's Natural Resources

You've come to the right place to learn how MSCP is preserving a network of open space, protecting bio-diversity and enhancing the region's quality of life. More information about MSCP


The MSCP Plan is the planning frame for the Multiple Species Conservation Program. This plan guides the preparation of individual sub-area plans for each jurisdiction within the MSCP planning area.
PDF icon View the Final MSCP Plan
View the City MSCP Subarea Plan

Contact Information

Jeanne Krosch, Senior Planner
[email protected]


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