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Category: Flora & Fauna

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…

Wintertime Fun in the Canyon: Listen, Observe, Explore

The winter months in Laguna Canyon are rich with opportunities to explore the wilderness, make observations and take in the…

Laguna Canyon Foundation in Full Force at Cal-IPC Symposium

Each year, the California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) holds a symposium where experts and attendees from all around the state…

An Omnipresent Look

When my husband, Brian, and I get a chance to watch the sun set over the Pacific, his go-to line…

Open Space

Imagine space: with the 50-year anniversary of Apollo 11 celebrated just last month, perhaps in your mind you see the…

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…

Fun with Fungi!

The hills are green, and the rivers, streams, and creeks are flowing. The rain has come, and the plants and…

Why Close the Trails?

After four consecutive days of rain this month, bringing a record 4.5 inches within ten days, OC Parks Rangers made…

Volunteer and Protect What You Love!

The canyons surrounding Laguna Beach have captured the inspiration of both artists and nature lovers throughout history. Those of us…