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Native Habitat Restoration RFP

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Native Habitat Restoration RFP

Notice Inviting Bids for Native Habitat Restoration Contractor Powder Canyon, La Habra Heights Full RFP Click Here Notice is hereby given that bids will be received by the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (Habitat Authority), a public entity of the State of California, at 7702 Washington Ave., Suite C, Whittier, 90602, up to the hour of 4pm on June 8, 2016, from the lowest responsive, responsible bidder for a 60 acre native habitat mitigation project at Powder Canyon in La Habra Heights, CA. The Habitat Authority reserves the right to reject all bids.   Specific work will include site preparation, grow-and-kill, container plant and hydroseed...

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Crowdfunding Project

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Crowdfunding Project

Habitat Authority Launches Crowdfunding Project to Raise $10,000 for Outdoor Education Project will provide free outdoor education and volunteer support Stewardship: Shaping the future, together. The Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (Habitat Authority) is raising money to provide free outdoor education to foster Preserve stewardship, to benefit people’s health, and because it’s fun! This is important because healthy and happy people empowered with knowledge about the hills are who are going to protect the hills and trails for generations to come! The money raised for this project will enable continued direct annual educational programming for...

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Join Us for Earth Day! April 23rd

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Join Us for Earth Day! April 23rd

Earth Day 2016 2345 Fullerton Road, La Habra Heights, CA Thank you to our sponsors...

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Trail Tips

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

TRAIL TIPS Trails are Patrolled by Rangers   NEW TRAIL HOURS Beginning Monday, September 18, 2017 new trail hours are 9am to 6pm (June – September) & 9am to 5pm (October – May).  Applies to Sycamore Canyon, Hacienda Hills and Turnbull Canyon trail access points. (Already in effect at Hellman Park). Violators subject to $175 to $1,000...

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Puente Hills Preserve Hours

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in News | 0 comments

  Hellman, Turnbull, Sycamore and Hacienda Hills hours: 9am-6pm June 1 through September 30 9am-5pm October 1 through May 31. Arroyo Pescadero Trailhead and Powder Canyon Trailhead hours: Open sunrise to sunset. Close when the sun sets below the horizon. (Time in Puente Hills) Free downloadable mobile sunrise and sunset times app, Dusk and Dawn.   Hazardous Weather Closures: Rain Hazard– The Preserve will close following continuous rain conditions which may include 48 hours after a heavy rain. High clay content in the soil may cause “greased” trails and roads. Use during this time may make hiking, bicycling and equestrian activities more...

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Coyote Visits?

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Coyote Flyer A common visitor to people living near natural areas (but also to urban areas away from natural areas) is the coyote. When residents living in communities surrounding natural areas (such as the Puente Hills) get coyotes in their neighborhoods, their first thought typically is that the coyotes are “coming down from the hills”. Although many coyotes do enter residential areas from natural areas looking for food, the vast majority of coyotes found in residential areas are year-round residents, including very urban neighborhoods with essentially no natural areas. Understandably, people are curious and sometimes frustrated with these wild neighbors. ...

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