Several projects near Chino Hills State Park and the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority lands have had impacts to the California gnatcatcher and its habitat. It is nice to see the law is being upheld. Read the EarthJustice article.
A lot of attention is now being paid to the Santa Ana Mountains and its highest predator: the cougar. Check out this article from a few weeks ago on the effort to list this “genetically distinct” population which is facing … Read More
Fun Facts about Coast Live Oaks: These large evergreen trees have a short trunk with numerous large, crooked, spreading branches. They can also be wider than they are tall. The fact that oaks have crooked spreading branches in part saved … Read More
Our friends at the Mountain Lion Foundation have partnered with Center for Biological Diversity with the aim to list the cougars in the Santa Ana Mountains as threatened under the California Endangered Species Act. This population is genetically different than … Read More
Dads are the best, right? Sometimes they stand guard from a high perch to watch over the little ones. This California Quail was photographed last weekend and we were busy celebrating, so we are a smidge late for a Happy … Read More
A draft of the Road and Trail Management Plan (RTMP) for Chino Hills State Park (CHSP) is now available for review and comment. A public input meeting will be held at the Discovery Center inside the park from 6 – … Read More
Starting at the Rolling M Ranch barn, we’ll hike the hills to the northwest with some great views of the park. This is a 4.5 miles, 1,000 foot gain hike. Meet at 9 am at the Barn at the Rolling … Read More
Need something fun, educational, and new to do with the kiddos? Here is an opportunity at Chino Hills State Park. Join Chino Hills State Park staff and volunteers with a number of children-focused activities at the State Park Discovery Center … Read More