Category: Blog Posts

January 10, 2019January 11, 2019

Presentation Given at Fullerton College

Today FHBP consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck presented at the American Association of University Women Conference “Bridges to Tomorrow” to talk about our Green Vision Project. The goal is to introduce 7th to 12th grade young women to math and science careers. Melanie featured the OCTA Measure M Mitigation Program to highlight how the science of conservation...

January 8, 2019January 11, 2019

California Climate Policies Report Published

The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) published this report on California Climate Policies in December. The report is required to determine if the state is meeting its greenhouse gas (GHG) goals. It also offers recommendations, so that legislators can use this data to create new legislation to resolve GHG issues. There is also a transportation specific...

January 7, 2019January 11, 2019

OpEd: Endangered Species Protections Needed

Connie Boardman penned this OpEd for the Voice of OC on the importance of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The act was signed into law by then President Richard Nixon who stated, “Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed.”...

January 4, 2019January 11, 2019

Snapshot of California’s Budget

The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released this report in December providing a snapshot of how the state’s budget breaks down by category and how things are trending. Instead of weeding through ALL the details of California’s massive budget consider looking at this publication. View the Report.

January 2, 2019January 11, 2019

Grants for Natural Resources Projects Solicited

The California Natural Resources Agency will be accepting concept proposals for the Cultural, Community and Natural Resources grant program from December 20, 2018 through February 13, 2019. Approximately $37.0 million in awards will be funded by this program. Applicants submitting the most competitive proposals will be invited to participate in the next level of the...