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Speeders Spoiling the Slopes

Editor, Going down Meadows Trail in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, I am appalled by the damage caused by some bikers. While most bikers follow the proper switchbacks down the hill, others choose to go straight down, ignoring or dismantling, in fact vandalizing, the barriers...

Hiking, Biking on Coastal Park Trails

Feb. 15 , 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Moulton Peak Geology Hike.  Hikers ages 15 and up may join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on this four-mile geology hike over steep and uneven terrain. Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, 28373 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel, Cost:...

Keep it Wild with the Biologists

Join Bob Allen and Fred Roberts, renowned biologists and authors of “Wildflowers of Orange County and the Santa Ana Mountains,” as they discuss and sign their new book at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Feb. 12, 6- 8:30 p.m. Your book purchase supports...

Resolve to Explore Your Habitat

Jan. 3: Explore Plants on Trail to Barbara’s Lake. 9-11:30 a.m. Laguna Coast Wlderness Park, $2/per serson, parking $3. Wild Tales – Story telling in Upper Newport Bay 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-8, free parking $5/student. Registration [email protected] Jan. 4: Family Hike,...

Two Hikers Rescued by Helicopter

In two separate unrelated incidents, helicopters were deployed to extract injured hikers from Laguna Coast Wilderness trails, said fire department Division Chief Dan Stefano. A 51-year-old Irvine hiker, who was designated a trauma patient due to the nature of his medical needs...