The Emerald Canyon Trail, was one of the most popular hiking and biking trails in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, reopened, park officials announced last week. The train was closed in 2010 during a record rainstorm that washed out two large gullies in the middle of the trail and flooded Laguna Canyon and downtown Laguna Beach. […]
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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 […]
Laguna Beach’s City Council sent the three Third Street cottages being stored in an open field in Laguna Canyon to the wrecking crew Tuesday night, denying local landowner Scott Tenney’s offer of financial support to move at least one to open space in Bluebird Canyon for use as a community/environmental center. Tenney said he already […]
Learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the 20,000-acre wilderness area around us with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists and Orange County Parks staff. Water, hat, sunscreen and sturdy shoes are essential, along with any needed medications. Wilderness areas may be closed during rain or high fire danger, so check http://www.ocparks.com/lagunacoast prior to […]