Despite what some suggest, Southern California does have seasons. They are governed by a Mediterranean climate that gives us a dry period and a wet period within a calendar year.
Watching birds is gratifying at so many levels. You don’t have to travel far. You can enjoy it at any pace, from recreation to scientific pursuit. You can include family and friends.
The Irvine Ranch Southern Open Space Preserve encompasses some of the most picturesque environments in Southern California.
Author Florence Williams explores the ‘myriad health benefits’ of spending time outdoors.
Pass along forested foothills and meadows of poppies to the shores of Upper Newport Bay.
Central Bark features nearly 3 acres of open field for off-leash play, with three water stations.
Life teems within a coast live oak.
Irvine’s Master Plan has created a city with more than 270 parks to enjoy.
Few communities can boast nearby coastal open space. Irvine can.
The hill and rocky outcroppings above Chaparral Park in Turtle Rock Village now have an official name: Sunset Point.