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Temporary Black Walnut Trail Closure

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Temporary Black Walnut Trail Closure

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Hellman Park Trailhead Trail Improvements

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Hellman Park Trailhead Trail Improvements

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Fire Season Safety

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Fire Season Safety

Fire Season Safety Fire season is fast approaching, and with summer comes the heat.  Native plants go dormant and the Puente Hills turn golden for the hot months until the rains come and they turn to the lush green and flowers you see in the spring. The Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (Habitat Authority) is a local government agency which manages the Puente Hills Preserve, 3,870 acres of hillsides in Whittier, Hacienda Heights and La Habra Heights.  The Habitat Authority has annually provided clearance between adjacent homes and the Preserve.  In 2016, we received a two-year grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in the amount...

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Earth Day – Join Us!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Earth Day – Join Us!

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New Trail Hours for Hellman Park Trailhead

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in News | Comments Off on New Trail Hours for Hellman Park Trailhead

Currently the Hellman Park Trailhead, which includes the Peppergrass and Mariposa Trails, is closed.  When the trailhead (and trails) reopen (expected to be in April) NEW TRAIL HOURS will be in effect for Hellman Park Trailhead.  New trail hours will be OPEN 9am-6pm June 1 through September 30, and 9am-5pm October 1 through May 31.  Also, no bikes will be allowed on either of these trails.  These changes are being made to protect the natural resources and enhance the visitor experience. The rest of the Preserve trails remain unchanged, and are open sunrise to...

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Trail Closure Notice – Hellman

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Trail Closure Notice – Hellman

UPDATE:  To be opening soon http://www.habitatauthority.org/2017/04/hellman-park-trailhead-trail-improvements/  The trails will be reopened after the initial work is completed most likely to be in April sometime – pending weather conditions. Check back for updates. The Hellman Trailhead (Peppergrass and Mariposa Trails) is currently CLOSED and undergoing repairs due to erosion and run-off.  In the meanwhile, for ALTERNATE TRAIL ACCESS click here. Visit http://www.habitatauthority.org/trails/ for other alternative trails to enjoy. When the trailhead (and trails) reopen NEW TRAIL HOURS will be in effect for Hellman Park Trailhead.  New trail hours will be OPEN...

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