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May 11, 2019June 3, 2019

SCAG Workshops

The next Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Community Strategy is underway by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Attend a workshop near you. There are 27 upcoming workshops. Your participation changes the future of our communities. Get involved. View the announcement.

May 8, 2019May 10, 2019

Sustainability Awards

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP)’s consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck has represented Orange County and the non-profit community as a juror for Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)’s Sustainability Awards for more than five years. Check out the top award for 2019, which went to the City of Ventura – Government for its new park–Kellogg...

February 21, 2019March 1, 2019

FHBP Attends Workshops

Today we were at the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) offices participating in two working group meetings (Sustainability and the Natural and Farmlands Conservation). It is always important to have a seat at the table. We participated in a workshop on climate planning and conservation lands. Our fire study may prove useful to this...

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...

May 4, 2018May 11, 2018

SCAG Conference Photos

Every year Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck attends the General Assembly offered by the Southern California Association of Governments. It is a time for governmental staff, elected officials, non-profits, consultants and more to get the latest information on land use, housing, and transportation policies. Check out a few event photos from...

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