Category: Blog Posts

November 14, 2019November 15, 2019

Loss of a Celia Kutcher

FHBP is sad to share this news that another member of the conservation community has passed. Celia Kutcher, of the California Native Plant Society, Orange County Chapter died on November 5th. She was a resource for everyone, had an endearing sense of humor, and contributed to many successes in Orange County. Thanks to OC-CNPS’s announcement...

November 13, 2019November 15, 2019

San Joaquin Marsh Photos

We had a lot of fun on our hike at the San Joaquin Marsh. Check out the photos.

November 8, 2019November 15, 2019

Loss of Carolyn Wood

This a wonderful article about the beloved Carolyn Wood. Carolyn was one of the 10 volunteers that founded Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks. She lived an extraordinarily interesting life and we are grateful for her contributions to the conservation community. Read the Laguna Beach Indy article.

November 5, 2019November 15, 2019

Some Banning Ranch Funding Secured

Great news for the coast, Orange County, and California. Let’s hope a deal can be finalized and all the funding can be found. Read the Orange County Register article.

November 4, 2019November 15, 2019

Keep Up with the Fire Science

Apparently the methods used previously–vegetation removal–are continuing to be proposed and used again. Not only is the science proving this doesn’t work, but also it actually perpetuates the fire burn cycle. If you want to understand how and why fires burn locally (as opposed to the forest lands) we suggest you follow Chaparral Institute. Read...