Evaluates the conservation significance of county-owned properties in Avra Valley, specifically with regard to Priority Vulnerable Species and the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan.
Provides background information on improved mapping techniques that have led to a proposal to update the Watercourse and Riparian Habitat Protection and Mitigation Requirements Ordinance adopted in 1994. New riparian classification maps will be forwarded to the Board to consider for adoption during 2003.
The Neighborhood Conservation Plan will ensure that promises of good housing, beautiful natural surroundings, security, and economic prosperity are not made only to those who live in the outlying areas.
Pima Association of Governments has worked with County staff for over two years on a series of riparian and water resource studies related to the SDCP and Comprehensive Land Use Plan. The three studies found within this document represent the final versions of (1) Water Quality in Pima County; (2) Water Quality of Priority Streams in Pima County; and (3) Water Quality Requirements of Native Aquatic Species in Pima County.
Provides the data and analysis necessary for the County's Environmental Impact Statement as it relates to the potential impact that issuing a permit could have on low income or minority people in Pima County. The study goes beyond this narrow assessment too, and discusses the cultural, social and fiscal issues related to the larger topic of environmental justice.
Enhances the discussions of the feasibility of restoring flow paths at Aqua Caliente to a more natural state by providing information which allows us to better understand the wetland system that existed before periods of intervention.
An eye-opening retrospective view of the tax base over one quarter century. There had been a 38 percent drop in the primary tax value and a 36 percent drop in secondary value, when the performance of the tax base is measured on a per capita constant dollar basis.
Certain concepts related to the environment, particularly the conservation of biological and cultural resources, have been integrated into the Comprehensive Land Use Plan of Pima County. The attached cost model has been prepared to frame the issue of the estimated cost of Endangered Species Act compliance under the present planning model.
A PowerPoint presentation that talked about what the Cultural Resources staff have been doing over the last three years; the process they've gone through in collecting information; and the data they've collected.