From a recent hike in Sycamore Canyon (Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority) where the stream was flowing, frogs were croaking, and birds chirping.
We were honored to participate in a reception to introduce Southern California conservation non-profits to the new Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot. The Natural Resources Agency oversees the California Department of Parks and Recreation. It was a beautiful evening … Read More
Even though it is April Fool’s Day… this is a friendly reminder that snakes are NO joke. This striped racer (California Whipsnake) was in Sycamore Canyon yesterday. The snake was holding on to the tree with its tail high and … Read More
This e-newsletter features the recent flights over the hills with elected leaders thanks to our partner EcoFlight. We also highlight the changes to the Chino Hills project proposal Hidden Oaks. And, finally, we featured the Op-Ed on CEQA and housing … Read More
The cougars in the Santa Ana and Santa Monica Mountains face dire consequences if these “islands” of habitat are not connected. The cougars are genetically isolated, which causes inbreeding, and that means the mountain lions face local extinction. Corridors connecting … Read More
With the rains came more vegetation… with the vegetation comes more rodents… and that means more snakes. If you plan to go outdoors at all this spring (and summer or fall) please be aware of snakes. As it gets warmer, … Read More