Category: Habitat Restoration

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…

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…

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…

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…

Invaders in Your Backyard

When most people hear the word invasion, the first thought that comes to mind is of alien spaceships or military…

Laguna’s Mighty Oaks

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson The mighty oak is an iconic California…

The Buzz about National Pollinator Week

National Pollinator Week is June 19-25! Pollinators are incredibly important to the plants and animals that live in our local…

The Canyon in Bloom

Have you noticed a dramatic splash of color while out on the trail? Spring and summer are the peak blooming…