Category: Flora & Fauna

It’s All about the Dogs

We are now almost a year into the colossal changes that a global pandemic continues to bring to our daily…

Vision 2020

The challenges of 2020 are unprecedented in Laguna Canyon Foundation’s 30-year history. Never before have we, as an environmental organization,…

Peregrine Falcons: An ongoing story of persistence against the odds

On a recent trail assessment in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, I spent a moment taking in the beautiful views around…

OC Parks Excellence in Volunteerism

Meet 2020’s OC Parks nominees for Excellence in Volunteerism for Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park and Laguna Coast Wilderness…

Mulch. It’s Cool.

This August USA Today reported that more than 560 wildfires were burning in California. It is officially fire season, although…

Tales from the Trails

When I heard the story that early settlers named Hollywood after toyon, a common Southern California shrub with bright red…

Balance

At 6:30am, on day 51 of #ShelterInPlace, I was on Thalia Street beach with my dog, Miró, walking at the…

Beginning Backyard Birding

With the ongoing stay-at-home order, the Restoration Team at Laguna Canyon Foundation is getting a little antsy. Normally, we spend…

Wildflower Watch

Here in Laguna Canyon, we‘re tucked right in the middle of coastal sage scrub, an abundant plant community rich with diverse plants and wildlife. On…

It Takes a Village

Being born and raised in Laguna Canyon, I had the simple pleasure as a child of exploring the hills whenever and wherever…

‘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…