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August 1, 2019August 2, 2019

Making Maps Accurate

Great blog post by The Nature Conservancy on how “white space” on maps… isn’t really nothing, it is likely nature and agriculture. Ensuring our maps are correct helps continue the dialogue how we need to plan for our communities (where to put roads, where to put housing, where to connect natural lands). Read The Nature...

March 27, 2018March 30, 2018

Natural Lands Presentation for SCAG

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) partnered with Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) for its Toolbox Tuesday for a presentation focused on conservation of natural lands in the six-countywide region. Here are a few snapshots from the presentations. Melanie Schlotterbeck (with FHBP) presented on Conservation Strategies (including advanced mitigation programs and policies), Paolo...

March 19, 2018March 19, 2018

Conservation Workshop (Tuesday, March 27th)

To aid conservation efforts across Southern California, we invite you to join this conservation-focused webinar. Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks (FHBP) consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck is one of three speakers featured by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) for its Toolbox Tuesday. Details: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 2 – 4 PM (Online) Register...

December 22, 2017December 22, 2017

Massive Central Coast Land Donation

Wow. With a stunning announcement today, 24,000 acres have been protected along the Central Coast. Thanks to the Dangermonds for their generosity, vision, and foresight. See the article in the Atlantic.