This week (April 5-9th) is National Wildlife Week. Wildlife call area parks, preserves, and natural areas “home.” Us humans, we are just visiting. What specific things do you do to help wildlife “feel at home?”
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.
Olinda Landfill Expansion
The Olinda Alpha Landfill proposes a closure extension (from 2021 to 2036). The height of the landfill would remain the same. It is within the City of Brea. The County of Orange is seeking public input on this project for an addendum to the EIR.
Blue Ridge Fire Impacts
On October 26, 2020 a wildfire ignited in Yorba Linda that burned 62% of Chino Hills State Park. Called the Blue Ridge Fire, it burned 13,964 acres in Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. The cause is still under investigation.
Esperanza Hills Project
The 340 unit Esperanza Hills battle continues. The last legal appeal went before the Appellate Court in November 2020. In August 2020, the City of Yorba Linda denied the grading permit for the project's entrance. This denial could effectively kill the project.
Today our Conservation Consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck presented at the international conference: Southwest Adaptation Forum. The three day conference is hosted by Climate Science Alliance and Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center. Specifically she joined in a live panel discussion about research … Read More
While we are glad you are enjoying Chino Hills State Park, but hope your experience isn’t diminished by a parking ticket when you return to the car! As a friendly reminder, no matter what park you visit be sure to … Read More
There are many agencies, groups, and residents working to protect SoCal landscapes and within the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. Today’s shout out goes to our partner on the west side of the hills the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority. Nearly … Read More