We are raising $1.8 million to build and maintain the Laguna Canyon Foundation Wilderness Center and we need your help. Supporting this campaign is an investment in a greener future ensuring Laguna Canyon Foundation’s open space protection and preservation continues for generations.
Help Fund the Wilderness Center!
Turning the Laguna Canyon Foundation Wilderness Center from a dream into a reality will take a community effort, and we are pleased to offer several naming opportunities to provide our generous donors prominent recognition. You, your family, or your organization can put your stamp on south Orange County’s environmental hub.
Your generosity will be recognized with customized signage and in Laguna Canyon Foundation publications and donor banners.
This gathering space, the center of our restoration and advocacy work, will expand our capacity and our impact by serving as a headquarters for the environmental community.
An outdoor seating area surrounded by hills and coastal sage scrub habitat to inspire all.
Native Plant Teaching Garden
Featuring a range of native plants, shrubs, trees and interpretive signage, the Native Plant Teaching Garden will be the visual and programmatic epicenter of the wilderness center.
Accessible to people of varying fitness levels, this loop will guide visitors through the outdoor interpretive gardens and exhibits showcasing multiple types of plant communities.
Stairsteps Trail Connection
A new entrance to Stairsteps Trail that will serve as a showcase multi-use trail, highlighting the best trail building practices.
Native Plant Nursery and Shade House
LCF staff and volunteers will plant, grow, and house native seedlings until they can be planted in the wilderness.
Community terrace overlooking the grounds and canyons.
A gentle sloping hill that blooms into life every spring with the striking colors of our native wildflowers.
Field Operations Shed
Provides a home base for all equipment, tools, and training necessary to make our park’s habitats healthy and beautiful.
Comprising drought-resistant plants, the wilderness center’s succulent demonstration garden will provide an exemplary model of responsible gardening.
Native and drought-tolerant flowering plants will attract birds, bees, bats, butterflies, and other pollinators.
A wooden trellis and native climbing vines will provide shade to visitors.
$5,000 - $7,000
This mature tree will provide shade to visitors and offer native insects and animals food and shelter for generations to come.
Engraved bench overlooking gorgeous canyon views.
Donor Wall Plaque
Engraved name or message added to the donor wall in the Laguna Canyon Foundation Wilderness Center’s lobby.
Please note: photos are examples only. They do not depict final designs.