Did you know that chaparral is a shrubland habitat found in every county in California? Yep! It is especially found in foothill elevations and is adapted to hotter and drier summers with wetter winters. Many shrubs have evolved to have … Read More
The Wildlife Conservation Board unanimously approved funding for the 80-acre Eastbridge (which closed escrow June 28th) and 320 acres of the First National Investment Properties lands. Both properties contain ridgeline land and are adjacent to Chino Hills State Park.
State Park Bill (SB 266)
Hills For Everyone sponsored SB 266 with Senator Josh Newman to require the Department of Parks and Recreation to take title to ~1,500 acres of ridgeline land it deemed a priority in the Chino Hills State Park General Plan. The bill is in the Assembly Appropriations Suspense File as of July 14th.
Barbed Wire Removal
The Blue Ridge Fire revealed an opportunity to remove decades old barbed wire which made wildlife movement difficult. Nearly 4.5 miles were mapped and this spring two miles were removed thanks to two dozen volunteers. More work remains to be done!
Blue Ridge Fire Restoration
Hills For Everyone, State Parks and the Interpretive Association are cooperating on a series of wildfire recovery grants each group received. The bridge, trail fencing, and campground sign will be rebuilt and the native plant garden replanted.
For those following the Shady View project in Chino Hills. The Chino Champion has written an article outlining the development proposal: 159 houses, 72 acres of open space and a rec center, and relocation of oil operations. Read more in … Read More
Thanks to the Voice of OC for its coverage of our important work adjacent to Chino Hills State Park. For 40 years Hills For Everyone has been advocating for preservation of the lands in this article. We are thrilled to … Read More