Category: Blog Posts

September 29, 2017September 29, 2017
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OCTA Hosts Three Public Workshops

As part of its ongoing effort to maintain an inclusive, transparent, and fair process, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has opted to release the the Aliso Canyon and Hayashi Preserve Resource Management Plans for comment–a step NOT required by the agency. In addition to this public review period, OCTA is hosting three public workshops...

September 29, 2017September 29, 2017
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OC Wild Presents 2017 Docent Days on 10/7

Join OC Wild for the 2017 Docent Day. This event is Saturday, October 7th at the San Joaquin Marsh. Participants can attend up to three 1.5 hour sessions. Our very own Melanie Schlotterbeck (Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) consultant) will be speaking on Urban Edge issues during a session. Registration is $15.  

September 29, 2017September 29, 2017
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Mitigation Program Highlighted at Planning Conference

FHBP Consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck, OCTA Biologist Lesley Hill, USFWS’s Jonathan Snyder and DFW’s David Mayer presented at the 2017 American Planning Association Conference in Sacramento.

September 25, 2017September 29, 2017
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Canyon Fire Burns Chino Hills State Park

For our friends in North OC. There is a vegetation fire along the 91 freeway. #CanyonFire OCFA is on-scene. Stay tuned and avoid the area. Details provided by Hills For Everyone: Thursday 10:28 PM – OCFA reports new acreage count at 2,662 and containment at 60%. Six structures have burned. Two helicopters are doing air...

September 21, 2017September 29, 2017
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Poseidon Falls Short

Poseidon’s environmental plan falls woefully short… The offer was to include “green” features like environmental protection and energy efficiency plans. Check out the article in the Los Angeles Times.