50 Years Of Service 1961-2011


SMRPD's Mission Statement
- "To promote community well being through programs and activities that protect, preserve and enrich the canyons’ heritage, open space and unique way of life."

Maps
Green Vision Coalition Map

Green Vision Coalition Map

This gives you an idea of where the Green Vision Coalition is heading. The coalition is many non-governmental organization (NGOs) and us the SMRPD as the only government agency forging a powerful force to make Orange County a vision that other will want to copy in this era of sound environmental practices without detriment to...
Limestone Canyon

Limestone Canyon

Limestone Canyon Wilderness Area is manage by Irvine Ranch Conservancy who schedule access to the normally closed area. img_0571 img_0569 img_0568 img_0567 img_0566 img_0565 img_0564 img_0563 img_0562 img_0561 img_0560 img_0559 img_0557 img_0556 img_0555 img_0554 img_0553 img_0552 img_0551 img_0550 img_0549 img_0548 img_0547 img_0545 img_0544 img_0543 img_0542 img_0541 img_0540 img_0539 img_0538 img_0537 img_0536 img_0535 img_0533 img_0532 img_0531...
SMRPD Map

SMRPD Map

From Canyon Land Conservation Fund The Silverado-Modjeska area consists of approximately 65 square miles of mountainous terrain on the eastern edge of Orange County, California. Silverado and Modjeska are the most heavily populated canyons, with homes also in Ladd, Black Star, Williams, Harding and Baker canyons. Geographically, socially and visually, Silverado-Modjeska is a unique island...
Harding Canyon

Harding Canyon

This is an alder root that was most likely covered in dirt before the Dec 2010 storms. The reddish tint is what happens when it is scrubbed by rushing water. It’s an easy indicator of how high the water got. Another interesting aspect of these is that these roots smell like leather.