Update on Coyote Hills

The Friends of Coyote Hills continue to fight to save all 510 acres of West Coyote Hills as a park and preserve for now and future generations. In February we filed an appeal of our Measure W lawsuit to defend the people’s right to referend our City Council’s approval of Chevron-Pacific Coast Homes’ development proposal. The legal teams on both sides of this issue will be filing court briefs for the next few months, but an appeals court decision may not happen until 2018.
In the meanwhile, there is great progress being made in our State Capital. Both of our state leaders Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and State Senator Josh Newman are pushing two separate bills (AB 510, SB 714) to help with acquisition funds. [Read more...]

Senate Bill 714 for a Coyote Hills Conservancy

Why Save West Coyote Hills?

North Orange County deserves its fair share of parks. There is a great imbalance of parks and open space between North and South Orange County. North Orange County is highly urbanized with few parks and even fewer opportunities for new parks. Comparing parks per capita between North and South counties :
• North Orange County has 1 acre per 246 people.
• South Orange County has 1 acre per 6 people.
The National Recreation and Parks Association standard for parkland is 1 acre per 100 people. Within 7 miles of West Coyote Hills, there is only 1 acre per 356 people! Let’s not let the opportunity for a West Coyote Hills park slip away from us!

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September 2017 Nature Walk

Please join us for an enjoyable Nature Walk along the trails of West Coyote Hills.  In Fall, buckwheat flowers dry to a rusty brown-red.  And if provided with enough early morning dew and longer cool nights, many native plants begin sprouting new growth...

Lakeview Dr. /Laguna Lake Equestrian Center, Fullerton, CA 92835
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Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks, Inc., is the fiscal sponsor to the Friends of Coyote Hills. Their Federal Tax ID is 33-0776377. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.