Category: Blog Posts

September 23, 2019September 27, 2019

Trails and Santiago Creek Hearing

The ‘Trails of Santiago Creek’ project will create major impacts for all of Orange. The Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is flawed. Approval of this project would violate California Planning and Zoning Law. This Tuesday, September 24, at 6:00pm the Orange City Council will hold its hearing on multiple resolutions relating to the approval of the...

September 21, 2019September 23, 2019

Wren’s View Hike 10/5

Join OCTA on a hike of the Wren’s View Preserve, which is a 119-acre parcel located northwest of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita in Trabuco Canyon. This land was preserved as part of the mitigation for impacts to habitat lands from the Authority’s freeway projects. It is managed access for the public to enjoy the landscape...

September 20, 2019September 23, 2019

OC’s Coastal Issue

As students and people march for the climate crisis all over the world today… this OC Register article (literally) hits home. Check out how Orange County will be impacted by sea level rise for its coastal communities. What are you doing to reduce your carbon footprint? Read the OC Register article.

September 18, 2019September 23, 2019

Fairview Park Restoration

Restoration events are back in Fairview Park for second Saturdays. This season the City of Costa Mesa in a collaborated effort with the Institute for Conservation Research and Education will be out restoring the Park on October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th from 9-11 AM. Hope to see you there! Learn more from the...

September 16, 2019September 23, 2019

Commission Approves Plan

The Coastal Commission approved the plan by OCTA to remove duplicate trails, re-contour some bike berms, add some fencing, and remove non-native plants. All of this is part of the Authority’s Environmental Mitigation Program, which Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) helped negotiate in 2005/2006. To date, 1,300 acres have been protected, including this land in Laguna Beach...