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Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks (FHBP) works to protect the natural lands, waterways and beaches of Orange County, California.

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30 Hours of Giving (Thru Thursday @ Noon)
From 6 AM on Wednesday, April 27 through 12 PM on Thursday, April 28 tax deductible donations made through the #iHeartOC fundraising campaign benefit local non-profits. Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks could use your financial support to carry on its important work in Orange County. Donate generously to support our work!

New Tool to Report Environmental Problems
You can now report a problem directly to the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) related to air quality, water, toxic substances, pesticides, and solid waste. Users can take action when they suspect a problem. It allows for greater responsiveness, transparency and accountability.

Sil-Mod Plan Should be Legally Enforceable
Support the Canyons by getting involved in this issue. The Sil-Mod Plan should be legally enforceable. Let's work to make sure that happens.

Orange County, a Mountain Biking Mecca?
This article outlines how many neighboring states have turned their trails and parks into money makers by touting the tourism benefits of having mountain biking as a key feature.

OCTA Pursing Toll Lanes on the 405
OCTA wants to widen the 405 and add a toll lane to reduce travel times and ease congestion. The cities of Seal Beach and Long Beach are concerned about how that will impact traffic on surface streets.

VICTORY: Conservation Policies Adopted
After months of work with more than 30 coalition members Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks was successful in its work to create and support regional conservation policies. They were adopted at the April 7th meeting of the Southern California Association of Governments.


Please consider supporting our work. In addition to the above projects we also act as the fiscal agent for other community groups. Visit our Program section to learn more.

Your support is much appreciated.

FHBP is a county-wide non-profit umbrella group educating and inspiring the residents of Orange County, ensuring the protection and restoration of our natural lands and leading a coalition of conservation and community groups to this end. Our work is focused on the following ongoing and emerging projects:

Green Vision Project

Working to find and create funding for parks, open space and water quality.
M2 Mitigation Program
Learn about the habitat mitiation program in Renewed Measure M.
Fire Study

Download a copy of the 2015 FHBP Fire and Water Quality Study and its digital data!
2016 Conservation Coalition

Join the 2016 Conservation Coalition supporting innovative environmental policies that protect natural lands in Southern California.
Safe Trails Coalition

Supporting appropriate trail use that provides safe, high quality experiences and protects natural resources.
Healthy Communities Toolkit

Get your copy of the newly released Healthy Communities Toolkit !

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