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New Board of Directors Chair

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in News | Comments Off on New Board of Directors Chair

New head of the board that protects the Puente Hills Habitat has some big shoes to fill By Mike Sprague | msprague@scng.com | Whittier Daily News PUBLISHED: March 10, 2019 at 7:24 am | UPDATED: March 11, 2019 at 9:09 am Whittier Daily News Since the 1990s, Hacienda Heights resident Mike Hughes has fought to close the Puente Hills Landfill, served as president of the Hacienda Heights Improvement Association for eight years and now he is taking on a role with some big shoes to fill. Hughes is the new chairman of the Puente Hills Habitat Authority, a joint-powers agency that manages 3,870 acres of public open space. But he’s succeeding former Whittier Councilman Bob...

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Notice Inviting Bids for Fuel Modification

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in News | Comments Off on Notice Inviting Bids for Fuel Modification

1) Notice Inviting Bids for MECHANICAL Fuel Modification in Whittier/Hacienda Heights Puente Hills Preserve – NO mandatory job walk,  Specifications: will be available on Monday March 25.  April 9 bids due 11 am AND 2) Notice Inviting Bids for HAND CLEARING Fuel Modification in Whittier/Hacienda Heights Puente Hills Preserve – NO mandatory job walk,  Specifications: will be available on Monday March 25.  April 9 bids due 11 am AND 3) Upcoming – Notice Inviting Bids for Fuel Modification in La Habra Heights   Sample Contract for above mentioned projects: 2019FuelMod Sample Contract Notice Inviting Bids for Fuel Modification in...

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Preserve Hours

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Preserve Hours

The Puente Hills Preserve hours are designed to protect the ecosystem, and sustain the balance between recreation and nature. Hellman, Sycamore, Hacienda Hills, Turnbull: 9am – 5 pm (October – April) 9am – 6pm (May – September) (Powder Canyon and Arroyo Pescadero hours are currently sunrise to sunset) Please be sure to click our Preserve & Trail Hours button for the current status of our trails.   Why Are the Preserve Hours 9am – 5pm/6pm.? Short answer:  Mainly to protect the natural resources Long answer:  To Support the Habitat Authority’s Mission The Habitat Authority’s mission: The Puente Hills Habitat Preservation...

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Become a Preserve Volunteer

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Become a Preserve Volunteer

 ANNUAL VOLUNTEER TRAINING IS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 2019.  NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 15, 2018.

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Annual Volunteer Awards

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Annual Volunteer Awards

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4th of July Trail Hours

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in News | Comments Off on 4th of July Trail Hours

Trail hours will be strictly enforced on the 4th of July to protect the hills from illegal fireworks and to keep our communities safe. Also, Powder Canyon and Arroyo Pescadero Trailheads will close early on the 4th of July (approximately at 6pm as opposed to their regular hours of sunset.) Enjoy the holiday!

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