Learn how to be an educated park visitor, the status of our Senate Bill (SB 266), and the resignation of Bob Henderson from the Habitat Authority Board of Directors. View our May 2021 e-newsletter.
Hsi Lai Monastery
The Hsi Lai Temple is proposing to build a retreat across the street from its existing facilities in Hacienda Heights. The County of Los Angeles is soliciting comments for the Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report. They were due December 8, 2020.
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.
Bob Henderson, founder of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority and mastermind behind the open space acquisition “tipping fee” for the Puente Hills Landfill, is leaving his post on the Authority’s Board. Having served in the role of Chair for … Read More
Newly seated Senator Alex Padilla is advancing the creation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument through recently introduced legislation. The bill also proposes to improve and protect one million acres of land throughout California. The National Monument includes the … Read More