March 2, 2017
8:30 AMFitness Hike at Dilley

Raise your heart rate and your spirits on this strenuous, fast-paced, 5.5-mile hike over steep and uneven terrain (900-ft. elevation gain) with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers.

  • Ages 15 and up.
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, James Dilley Preserve (I-5 or 405 south to 133 south to stoplight at 73 toll road; and make a U-turn, go 1 block. Dilley is on the right.)
  • For questions call: 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri & 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.
  • Parking: $3/vehicle.
March 3, 2017
9:00 AMCANCELLED Exploring Nature with Little OnesCANCELLED Bring your little ones (infant to age 3) and join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers and OC Parks staff to explore Mary's Trail and learn about local wildlife. Enjoy an easy half-mile walk, and maybe a story, song, game or craft! $0$0$0Bring a snack and a drink. $0$0Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405). $0$0For questions call: 949-497-8324. $0$0Parking: $3. $0$0
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February 28, 2017  Aerial Hydromulching Taking Place March 2

On Thursday, March 2, the County of Orange / OC Parks will provide aerial hydromulch and seeding application to a 5-acre landslide area within the Los Trancos section of Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. The specific area for this project is east of Newport Coast Drive and south of Pelican Hill Road / Ocean Ridge Drive.

Hydromulching, or hydroseeding, is a planting process that involves spraying a mix of seed and mulch. It is often used as an erosion control technique rather than the traditional process of broadcasting or sowing dry seed. The seed mix will consist of native plants common to the area and will assist with reducing erosion with native plant restoration within the landslide area. The project will use a Bell helicopter, hydromulch mixing truck, support vehicle and trailer, as well as a hydromulch spreader bucket.

The work should take no more than one day and will be postponed if rain occurs.

We ask for the public’s cooperation to stay out of the area during that time.

Click "Read More" for a map of the affected area.

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February 27, 2017  Spring 2017 Scholastic Surfing Class ScheduleCapistrano Unified School District conducts surfing classes for students at Salt Creek Beach throughout the school year. The beach remains open to the public during these times. Please see the link below for days and times the beach may be affected.
February 22, 2017  Mason Regional Park Welcomes Babychella Festival March 12The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to welcome the inaugural Babychella Family Art & Music Festival at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Sunday, March 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event invites parents and children to enjoy entertainment and activities in the park’s picturesque springtime setting.
February 15, 2017  Aliso Beach Construction Notice

South Coast Water District will be completing the Aliso Beach Sewer Interceptor Lining project beginning Feb. 13, 2017. The project construction is located in and around the Aliso Beach parking lot, in addition to the beach area south of Camel Point.

Work will occur Monday – Friday, 7 a.m to 6 p.m.

South Coast Water District hired Sancon Engineering, Inc. to perform repairs/renewal of its deteriorated sewer main.

For more information email smorgan@scwd.org