New Preserve Name Revealed

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In 2011 The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) purchased the Hayashi property in Brea’s Carbon Canyon. It lies adjacent to Chino Hills State Park at the juncture of Soquel and Carbon Creeks. The land was purchased as mitigation for OCTA’s … Read More

Renaming Seven Nature Preserves

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In 2006, Orange County voters approved transportation sales tax, Renewed Measure M, which included funding for mitigation of freeway projects. One of the properties protected by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is next to Chino Hills State Park. OCTA … Read More

Conservation Plan Signing

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In 2006, Hills For Everyone was one of 30 conservation and community groups to support Orange County’s Renewed Measure M (a 1/2-cent sales tax measure) because it provided funding for conservation projects.  The 296-acre Hayashi Preserve (shown left) was acquired … Read More

OCTA Approves Conservation Plan

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In 2005, Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks coordinated a coalition of environmental groups to negotiate a comprehensive mitigation program for the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), as it considered renewing its 1/2-cent sales tax measure called Measure M.  Hills … Read More