Category: Blog Posts

August 24, 2017August 25, 2017
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241 Toll Road Commentary

In November 2016, conservation groups and agencies signed a settlement agreement with the Transportation Corridor Agencies permanently protecting a world class surfing destination called Trestles.  In July 2017, the City of San Clemente and the Reserve Maintenance Corporation filed lawsuits challenging the agreement. Read this San Clemente Times article.

August 22, 2017August 25, 2017
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FHBP’s Work Highlighted in Partner’s Article

Great article by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service! Thanks for including our work, coalitions, and consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck in this write up. We are thrilled the OCTA Environmental Mitigation Program has been (and will continue to be) so successful. Partnerships are key! Read the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service article.

August 21, 2017August 25, 2017
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PBS Interview on Aliso Canyon Preserve

Another interview by a TV station this week on the OCTA Aliso Canyon Preserve with our consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck. We expect the interview to air on Saturday, September 2nd in the 6 PM PBS SoCal News hour.

August 12, 2017August 25, 2017
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Rodenticides are Killing Cougars

The fact that 64 of 68 mountain lions that died in California over a 13 month span had anticoagulants in their liver from rodenticides… we know we need to do better (and now). Read this article to learn about the easy steps you can take to reduce activity in and near your home by rodents–and...

August 6, 2017July 8, 2017
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Equestrian Ride on Ferber Preserve, August 20th

Join OCTA on Sunday, August 20th (9 AM – 10 AM) for a one hour (moderate to strenuous) hike on the O’Neill Oaks Preserve.   The Ferber Ranch Preserve is a 399-acre parcel located northwest of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita in Trabuco Canyon.   Register to reserve your spot for this equestrian ride....