Category: Blog Posts

March 26, 2017February 24, 2017

Family Hike on Ferber Ranch Preserve – April 8th

The Ferber Ranch Preserve is a 399-acre parcel located northwest of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita in Trabuco Canyon. It’s bordered by the Cleveland National Forest to the north and Trabuco Creek to the south, while Hickey Creek drains the western side. The Preserve features rolling terrain with elevations ranging from 1,120 to 1,650...

March 25, 2017March 31, 2017

Respect the Blooms

With the wildflowers in bloom everywhere, park visitors need to understand the impacts of traipsing off trail and/or picking the wildflower.  Hills For Everyone Executive Director Claire Schlotterbeck relays her concerns in this Chino Champion article. Read the Chino Champion article.

March 24, 2017March 31, 2017

Meet The Riverside Fairy Shrimp

Orange County is home to many plants and animals–some of which are endangered or threatened due to land conversion. One of these endangered species is the Riverside Fairy Shrimp, which can fit on the tip of your finger. Read the Los Angeles Times article.

March 10, 2017March 10, 2017

Support FHBP by Using Amazon Smile

If you shop on Amazon, consider using Amazon Smile, which provides a portion of the eligible proceeds to non-profits. You must select Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) as your non-profit of choice and every time you shop we’ll get supported by Amazon’s Foundation. Bookmark and use this link:

March 9, 2017March 9, 2017

How Will California Meet its Climate Goals?

California has targeted big reductions for its greenhouse gas emissions but we can’t make those reduction goals by simply changing our light bulbs. Check out this Los Angeles Times article on what the future may include.