This page provides a history of the archived news from this website.

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Advances

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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

Southwest Adaptation Forum

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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

March E-Newsletter

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This e-newsletter covers how the State Park bill moved through the Natural Resources Committee today and how volunteers remove barbed wire in the Park. Also, we encourage you to get involved with the Housing Element updates in your community! Check … Read More

Grants Support State Park

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It is always nice to get some publicity in the Chino Champion. This article outlines the barbed wire fence removal effort and the recent grants received to help with post-fire recovery. Check it out! View the Chino Champion article.

Welcome Sign Getting Installed

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Another announcement for progress being made at the State Park. We partnered with the Chino Hills State Park Interpretive Association and Department of Parks and Recreation to design, get approval for, and (today) start the installation of the three new … Read More

HFE 2020 Recap Video

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This video captures some of the highlights of our work from 2020 including acquisition and conservation of 320 acres, PowerPoint presentations, support of the Chino Hills State Park Trail Plan, and legislation to save raptors and owls from rat poison. … Read More

Great American Outdoors Act Passes

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We have another announcement coming later today, but we thought we’d share some OTHER good news. Yesterday, the President signed the “Great American Outdoors Act” and contained within that is the (now fully funded) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). … Read More

Yorba Linda City Council Meets on Esperanza Hills

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Yorba Linda Friends: If you’ve been following Esperanza Hills project (340 hillside houses), the Yorba Linda City Council will hear an administrative report on the project’s request for grading and encroachment rights on city-owned open space. Visit the Protect Our Homes … Read More

320 Acres Saved!

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Hills For Everyone is pleased to announce that 320 ridgeline acres have been permanently preserved adjacent to Chino Hills State Park. This acquisition was 40 years in the making and was only completed due to the hard work of many partners. … Read More

History of Acquisition Relayed in Article

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Thanks so much to Steve Scauzillo for his piece on the 320-acre acquisition from mid-week. He did an extensive interview with both Claire Schlotterbeck and Melanie Schlotterbeck. Check it out! Check out the Press Enterprise article.

320 Acres Preserved, FOREVER

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It isn’t every day we get to make an announcement like this… it is kind of a big deal. Chino Hills State Park was created along ridgeline boundaries to protect the viewshed for visitors and watershed for the wildlife. Today, … Read More

Rep. Cisneros Calls Out State Park

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A shout out to Rep. Gil Cisneros for his work on the Great American Outdoors Act (HR 1957). He even called out Chino Hills State Park in his recent e-newsletter: HOUSE PASSED A HISTORIC, BIPARTISAN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION BILLOn Thursday, the House passed the historic, … Read More

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Esperanza Hills Case

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It is a big disappointment to hear that the California Supreme Court opted not to hear the case on Esperanza Hills. The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved the project–the latest iteration–with a 3-2 vote last September. These 340 multi-million … Read More

Video of Hawk Calling in Local Park

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Did you know that 18,000 acres of land have been saved in the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor? This Corridor is made up of local, regional, and state owned lands. Orange County Parks has a facility in Brea—124 acres—tucked next to Chino Hills State … Read More

Save the Cougar Petition

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** ACTION NEEDED ** Hills For Everyone supports the effort to list the Southern California mountain lion as a California endangered species–along with many other groups. This listing would give cougars more protections and considerations when developments, road or infrastructure … Read More

New Acquisitions Coming Soon

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Hills For Everyone is pleased to announce that funding was just approved by the Wildlife Conservation Board for an acquisition of 320 acres adjacent to Chino Hills State Park. We continue to seek creative ways to preserve additional lands. Escrow … Read More

Mountain Lion Moves Closer to Protected Status

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The Southern California sub-species of mountain lion may get extra protections from the state. The populations are at risk of extinction due to habitat fragmentation, lack of breeding partners, wildlife-vehicle collisions, depredation permits, and loss of habitat. A review period … Read More

2019 Recap Video

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Hills For Everyone focuses its efforts on the preservation of the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. This video captures some of the highlights of our work from 2019 including release of our updated Wildfire Study, aerial tours of hills, education campaigns … Read More