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November 30, 2018November 30, 2018

Lawmakers Need to Step Up

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) has advocated at the policy level to reduce emissions by protecting natural lands (which sequester carbon), but even with landmark legislation the state won’t reach it’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. Why? There are no teeth in the legislation. They are simply plans that no jurisdiction is actually...

August 12, 2017August 25, 2017

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...

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.

March 8, 2017March 8, 2017

Support for SB 49 & 50

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) is proud to support Senate Bills 49 and 50.   SB 49 is designed to strengthen the existing environmental protections by incorporating into state law existing federal protections for clean air, clean water, endangered species, safe drinking water, and worker protections.   SB 50 establishes a state process...

February 2, 2017February 2, 2017

Legislation Proposed for More Affordable Coastal Accomodations

Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-Chula Vista) proposed legislation to increase the number of affordable accommodations in coastal areas–especially our parks.  Her experiences as a child growing up and staying at the beach is now no longer available to the working middle class.  Only five percent of the accommodations are considered affordable.  Stay tuned as this legislation...