By Daniella Walsh/LBIndy “They took paradise and made it a parking lot….” goes a line in Big Yellow Taxi, a song performed by Joni Mitchell, decrying shrinking natural environments. The Laguna College of Art and Design has given the classic a contemporary twist by buying and thus preserving the parking lot adjacent to its visual […]
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Ages 15 and up can explore the beauty and diversity of Little Sycamore and Laurel Canyons on a strenuous 8.2-mile hike over rocky and uneven terrain from 8-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Nix Nature Center, Laguna Canyon Road at SR-133. Bring water, a hat, and a hearty […]
April 11 and 18 Wild Tales, story telling.10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Learn about the natural history of the Newport Bay through crafts, hands-on activities and nature walks. Upper Newport Bay, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, $5 per student, free parking, 949 923-2290 Ages 2 to 8 years. Space is limited and pre-registration required at 949 […]
Editor, (This was also addressed to the City Council) It is with great regret that Laguna Canyon Foundation asks you to reconsider the Planning Commission’s 3-2 vote approving the Longi artists live-work development in Laguna Canyon. As a longtime part of Laguna, we strongly support local artists, and all that the arts have done for […]
With the removal of invasive exotic plants and their replacement with native plants and oak trees, the first phase of a five-year habitat restoration project at Laguna Canyon’s Big Bend is completed, the Laguna Canyon Foundation announced Tuesday. The project, partially funded by a grant from the Orange County Transportation Authority, will restore a weedy […]
OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation invite all to join them on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 12 – 4 p.m. for the next installment of the educational series “Under the Sycamores” at Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Butterfly experts will be on hand to introduce and educate participants about monarch butterflies at the […]
Got Lyme? “Got Lyme?” reads the staff shirts at a popular Martha’s Vineyard Mexican restaurant, a reference to not only the island’s best margaritas but also to the proliferation of Lyme Disease-infested ticks which reside in the beautiful woods there. As an annual summer visitor, the shirts always bothered me. Now they bother me […]
Mary Fegraus Honored with Legacy Award Laguna Beach Seniors have announced that Mary Fegraus will receive their 2012 Legacy Award in recognition of her decades of advocacy for the environment and local philanthropy. Fegraus is a founding member of the Laguna Canyon Foundation and the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, as well as a trustee […]
Visitors to the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon recently witnessed some of Orange County’s amazing aviators – live raptors from the Orange County Bird of Prey Center, based in Lake Forest. As part of the Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Park’s Weekend at the Nix Program, children and adults were able to see these majestic birds up close and personal.
A birding hike on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 8-11 a.m. will offer participants the opportunity to spot local native birds and migratory summer residents with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists. The two-mile hike covers uneven terrain in the James Dilley Preserve. Also on Sunday at the same time, learn how Native Americans of the area […]