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Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks (FHBP) works to protect the natural lands, waterways and beaches of Orange County, California.

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Donate to Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks during this online ONLY fundraiser sponsored by the Orange County Community Foundation. Click the image or follow this link to donate (6 AM April 21 to 12 PM April 22)

FHBP President Jean Watt Gets Award
The Orange County League of Conservation Voters is giving Jean Watt a lifetime achievement award for her excellent environmental work. Get your tickets today to this May 15th event.

Mayor's Statement on West Coyote Hills
Good news was released earlier this week on the acquisition of the Coyote Hills property. The City of Fullerton is moving forward with the acquisition of Neighborhood #2, and looking for funding on Neighborhood #1. Great work Friends of Coyote Hills.

Peters Canyon General Plan Meeting
Peters Canyon is undergoing a General Development Plan to help formalize and finalize the plans for the 354 acre park run by OC Parks. A third public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6 - 8 PM. 

Environmentalists Contest Sewer Line
With an estimated $23 million proposed sewerline project, concerned residents and environmentalists contest this natural area should not have mega infrastructure projects in it.

Huge Turn Out for Coyote Creek Bike Day
Last weekend more than 200 riders showed up for the Coyote Creek Bikeway Tour. The bikeway is proposed to span 66 miles and is about 70% complete. Kudos to the Orange County Transportation Authority for spearheading this and to Supervisor Nelson who has been advocating for the trail for a long time.

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Please consider supporting our work. In addition to the above projects we also act as the fiscal agent for other community groups. Visit our Program section to learn more.

Your support is much appreciated.

FHBP is a county-wide non-profit umbrella group educating and inspiring the residents of Orange County, ensuring the protection and restoration of our natural lands and leading a coalition of conservation and community groups to this end. Our work is focused on the following ongoing and emerging projects:

Green Vision Project

Working to find and create funding for parks, open space and water quality.
M2 Mitigation Program

Learn about the habitat mitiation program in Renewed Measure M.
Healthy Communities Toolkit

Get your copy of the newly released Healthy Communities Toolkit !
Sustainable Development Environmental Review Committee

Endorsing urban developments that reduce greenhouse gases and vehicle miles traveled.
Safe Trails Coalition

Supporting appropriate trail use that provides safe, high quality experiences and protects natural resources.
General Plan Resource Directory

Get your copy of the General Plan Resource Directory!

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