IRVINE

Outdoors

Seeing Irvine like Never Before

Aug 30, 2018

Seeing Irvine like Never Before

I’ve had the good fortune to give dozens of tours to residents, students and industry professionals wishing to learn more about Irvine’s trees and landscapes.…

Twilight Hike in the Hills

Aug 29, 2018

Twilight Hike in the Hills

“It’s a challenging day for a hike.” That’s what our docent told us before we took off on a 3-mile trek. Indeed, the temperature was…

Irvine’s wildlife cams

Jul 31, 2018

Irvine’s wildlife cams

You may not realize it, but we share the Irvine Ranch’s nearly 60,000 acres of open space with a host of animals that we rarely see.

Crystal Cove: Irvine’s beach

Jul 30, 2018

Crystal Cove: Irvine’s beach

Each summer, Irvine falls in love again with a picturesque little cove that never seems to age. Its waters teem with exotic marine life.

Irvine’s Open Space Connects to the Coast

Jul 30, 2018

Irvine’s Open Space Connects to the Coast

The coastal hills of Irvine, Newport and Laguna Beach form the largest natural preserve from Camp Pendleton to Malibu – and one of the rarest ecosystems on earth.

Your Summer Go-Outside-And-Play-Guide

Jun 25, 2018

Your Summer Go-Outside-And-Play-Guide

One of my favorite things about Irvine is how much nature we have right outside our door. We’re talking 260 parks and 16,000 acres of open space.