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Category: Conservation

‘Tis the Season

Laguna Canyon Foundation’s Restoration Team does a variety of fieldwork in the wilderness parks and around our local cities to…

Nesting Season is Coming

While hiking on the trails in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, I heard a bird call. I looked up…

How to Become a Steward of the Land

This November is the launch of our Keep It Wild Stewardship Program! Are you looking for a way to give…

Fuel Modification with the Fire Department

For the past five years, Laguna Canyon Foundation has been partnering with the Laguna Beach Fire Department on their “fuel…

Thank You, Alyssa and Robin!

Hired last fall as full-time seasonal restoration technicians, Alyssa Moreno and Robin Matthews have become a big part of Laguna…

Emergent Invasives, the IPP, and You

Many are surprised to hear that, second only to direct habitat destruction, invasive species pose the greatest global risk to…

Fading Out: Are Monarchs a Thing of the Past?

Monarchs. You know them, but will your grandchildren? These once common creatures are rapidly disappearing. Since the 1980s, 99.4% of…

What’s Going On in the Canyon?

Perhaps, as you’ve driven out of Laguna Canyon recently, you’ve noticed some changes along the side of the road across…

Balancing Fire Ecology and Fire Safety

As a trained fire ecologist, I see fires differently than most. My work in Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, California and other…

Catching a Weed Before It’s Too Late

In our efforts to preserve and protect our open space, one of the most common challenges we face is invasive…

It Spread Like Wildfire

It was a tweet: “Laguna Vegetation Fire…one acre.” Then a warning: “Extreme fire behavior with erratic canyon winds.” Then it…

Celebrating Native Plant Week

Did you know that California is one of the world’s 25 biodiversity hotspots? Our coastal sage scrub wilderness contains high…