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Wildlife Camera Study

Posted by on May 3, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Wildlife Camera Study

That’s a Wrap! Our wildlife camera study has concluded. Back in December 2019, the Habitat Authority placed several infrared motion-activated cameras along trails in the Preserve to document wildlife presence and movement patterns. Little did we know that just a few short months later we would experience a global pandemic and the Preserve would be closed temporarily in response. The cameras continued to roll while visitors sheltered at home. Originally, the cameras were to remain in place for one full year, however, the Habitat Authority continued the study for an additional year to collect data during 2021 that would serve as a comparison to wildlife and recreational...

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Request for Proposals- Mechanical Fuel Clearance

Posted by on Mar 14, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Request for Proposals- Mechanical Fuel Clearance

Notice Requesting Proposals for mechanical clearance of the hills  (click here) Specifications (scope of work)(click here) The Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (Habitat Authority), a local public entity of the State of California, requests proposals from contractors for fuel modification (weed abatement) services for properties in Whittier/Hacienda Heights. March 28:       A job walk is required, and will be provided on Monday, March 28 at 9 a.m. Meet at Habitat Authority office 7333 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602. RSVP to mmiller@HabitatAuthority.org March 30:       Questions can be answered about the specifications and project by submitting...

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Goat Grazing in the Hills

Posted by on Mar 3, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Goat Grazing in the Hills

Goat grazing for fire prevention coming soon to the Turnbull Canyon area in March. Check back for updates and more information.   Funding for Puente Hills Fuels Reduction Project provided by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s Fire Prevention Program as part of the California Climate Investments Program ...

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Request for Bids-Tree removal

Posted by on Sep 23, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Request for Bids-Tree removal

Click for Request Inviting Bids Click for Addendum #1 for RIB Scope of work involves tree removal in La Habra Heights in November 2021. See above document for details. Timeline: Sept. 27, 2021- 10 am:           Mandatory Job Walk Sept. 30, 2021- 12 pm:          Questions due Oct. 7, 2021- 10 am:             Bids due Questions can be directed to Andrea Gullo,  agullo@habitatauthority.org RSVP for job walk to Melissa Miller,...

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Hellman trailhead to open Aug. 1st

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Hellman trailhead to open Aug. 1st

Good news! Hellman Park Trailhead will open Sunday, Aug 1. It’ll be open for pedestrian access only. The parking lot will be closed to cars. To help hikers with parking near the Hellman and Turnbull Canyon Trails, here is a link to a map of restricted parking areas in Whittier. Trail users can park outside of this area and enjoy a warm up walk  to the trails (or bike to Turnbull)....

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Earth Day – Join Us, Saturday April 24

Posted by on Mar 5, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Earth Day – Join Us, Saturday April 24

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86852134812   Topic: Puente Hills Preserve Earth Day Celebration Time: Apr 24, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86852134812 Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 868 5213 4812 Find your local number:...

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