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Category: Flora & Fauna

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…

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…