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Volunteer and Protect What You Love!

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

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…

Take Nothing But Pictures…

Take Nothing But Pictures…

  This week, we’re excited to share a special guest blog from volunteer John Foley. Thanks, John! Growing up in…

Job Opening – Restoration Technician

Job Opening – Restoration Technician

Founded in 1990, Laguna Canyon Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the South Coast Wilderness, a…

Catching a Weed Before It’s Too Late

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…

Job Opening – Restoration Coordinator

Job Opening – Restoration Coordinator

Founded in 1990, Laguna Canyon Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the South Coast Wilderness, a…

“Keep Calm and Love Animals” – Lessons from the Field

“Keep Calm and Love Animals” – Lessons from the Field

Nothing like planning for the upcoming school year to reflect on hard-earned accomplishments while pondering what’s ahead. Wait, what…but it’s…

Sharing My Passion Through Outdoor Education

Sharing My Passion Through Outdoor Education

This week, we’re proud to present a guest blog from field educator Chrisha Favors. Thanks for sharing your experience, Chrisha!…

What’s going on with the 133?

What’s going on with the 133?

CalTrans (California Department of Transportation) is proposing changes to the 133 (aka Laguna Canyon Road), running through our canyon. In…

It Spread Like Wildfire

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…

Rules, Schmules!

Rules, Schmules!

We all love our open space. Whether it’s from the physical, mental, or spiritual aspect, everyone can benefit from the…

Tiny Wonders

Tiny Wonders

“Look!  Look!  Look deep into nature and you will understand everything.”  –Albert Einstein Springtime is here on the trails! The canyon…