Join Us -Legacy Celebration

Posted by on May 18, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Join Us -Legacy Celebration

Parking will  be across the street from the trailhead.  

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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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Goat Grazing in the Hills

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

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

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Meet our Maintenance Worker, David

Posted by on Dec 23, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Meet our Maintenance Worker, David

Meet our dedicated subcontractor David Garcia! David is a wonderful, hard-working and dedicated maintenance worker that helps keep the trailheads clean for all of us. He always has a friendly smile and many of you probably already know him. We recently gave David a Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding efforts of extinguishing a fire from a vehicle accident and for his first-rate dedication and hard work in caring for the Habitat Authority properties especially during this pandemic. (David works for the MRCA, the agency that the Habitat Authority contracts with for ranger services) If you see him on the trails, wave and say...

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