We can only hope that future generations of Elegant Terns do not face the same fate as the ones from this year. Can you imagine and entire colony killed because of careless human actions? This is exactly why Chino Hills … Read More
The Wildlife Conservation Board unanimously approved funding for the 80-acre Eastbridge and 320 acres of the First National Investment Properties lands. Both properties contain ridgeline land and are adjacent to Chino Hills State Park. Escrow is expected to close in the coming weeks.
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 will be heard on May 20th.
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.
Thank you to the Champion Newspapers for continuing to cover Hills For Everyone’s work on Chino Hills State Park. This article captures the May 2021 Wildlife Conservation Board meeting where funding was appropriated for two acquisitions next to the State … Read More
State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara proposes discouraging home building in wildfire prone areas to reduce the losses of lives and property. Insurance companies have begun pulling out of fire zones due to the high potential of catastrophic losses. In order … Read More
From Vermont to Montana, California to Florida–the retrofitting of roadways with wildlife overpasses or underpasses is finally gaining traction. With ~1.5 million vehicle-wildlife collisions each year and costing more than $8 billion annually it is time we start providing safe … Read More