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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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Donate to Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks during this online ONLY fundraiser sponsored by the Orange County Community Foundation. Click the image or follow this link to donate (6 AM April 21 to 12 PM April 22)

Corona Fire Caused by Unattended Cooking Fire
The Corona Fire was caused by an unattending camping stove. The fire has scorched over 1,000 acres in the Prado Basin with homes evacuating in Chino Hills.

Fullerton Fire, Homes Evacuated
A wildfire near the Brea Dam Recreation Area in Fullerton caused a big scare. Homeowners had to evacuate as firecrews worked to put out the flames. The cause remains unknown.

FHBP President Jean Watt Gets Award
The Orange County League of Conservation Voters is giving Jean Watt a lifetime achievement award for her excellent environmental work. Get your tickets today to this May 15th event.

Marblehead Coastal Trail Grand Opening
The City of San Clemente and the Center for Natural Lands Management collaborated to open a variety of hiking and biking trails, several of which are accessible for ADA needs at the Marblehead overlook.

Abalone to be Reestablished in OC?
Using the reefs of off Crystal Cove, Nancy Caruso has grown new kelp forests. Her goal is to reestablish the abalone along the Orange County Coast.

Peters Canyon General Plan Meeting
Peters Canyon is undergoing a General Development Plan to help formalize and finalize the plans for the 354 acre park run by OC Parks. A third public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6 - 8 PM. 

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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.
Healthy Communities Toolkit

Get your copy of the newly released Healthy Communities Toolkit !
Sustainable Development Environmental Review Committee

Endorsing urban developments that reduce greenhouse gases and vehicle miles traveled.
Safe Trails Coalition

Supporting appropriate trail use that provides safe, high quality experiences and protects natural resources.
General Plan Resource Directory

Get your copy of the General Plan Resource Directory!

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