Category: Blog Posts

September 15, 2017September 15, 2017

Calls Needed to Senator Janet Nguyen

If you live in Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, please call Senator Janet Nguyen TODAY – RIGHT NOW at 916.651.4034. Urge Senator Nguyen to support Senate Bill 5 (SB 5) – the Park Bond Act of 2018. If this measure is approved by voters in June 2018, it will provide funds we...

August 30, 2017August 30, 2017

OCTA Releases RMPs

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) just released the last two Resource Management Plans (RMPs) for the Hayashi and Aliso Canyon Preserves. These Preserves, and others, were acquired through the Environmental Mitigation Program (EMP), which allocates funding for acquisition, restoration, and management of mitigation lands that off-sets the impacts from 13 freeway projects. The RMPs...

August 24, 2017August 25, 2017

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

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

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.