Tag: wildlife

Malibu Imposes Stricter Pesticide Rules

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MALIBU—The California Coastal Commission approved the expansion of the city of Malibu’s regulations on pesticides on Monday, May 17. The expansion is focusing on...

West Hollywood Obtains Certified Wildlife Habitat Designation

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, January 19, the city of West Hollywood announced they created two new Certified Wildlife Habitats through the Garden for Wildlife program...

“Can The Trash” Poster Contest Opens

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LOS ANGELES—“Can The Trash!” poster contest is open to students from the third to fifth grade. The extended deadline is now January 31. According...

Colorful Berries Brighten Wintry Gardens

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UNITED STATES—It is no coincidence that so many colorful berries ripen in autumn as migratory birds migrate south for winter. Such berries are intended...

Local Family Donates Land To Wildlife Preserve

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WOODLAND HILLS— The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority released the news on Friday, July 24 that they have acquired 20-acres of land from a...

Governor Urged To Enact Poison Ban

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GRIFFITH PARK— On Thursday, June 25, The Friends of Griffith Park expressed that it is urging Governor Newsom to implement an emergency moratorium on...

Berries Are Showing Color For Winter

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UNITED STATES—Nothing lasts forever. Spring flowers fade. Summer fruit gets eaten. Fall color falls from the trees and gets raked away. Berries and other...

Vehicle Strikes And Kills P-61 Mountain Lion

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SANTA MONICA—On Saturday, September 7, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area announced on their Facebook page that mountain lion was struck and killed...

UCLA Scientists Lead $10 Million California State Environmental Project

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WESTWOOD—UCLA scientists are leading the new California Conservation Genomics Project, a $10 million project funded by the state to assist California state officials in...

LADWP Bulldozed Endangered Plants

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SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is currently facing scrutiny for bulldozing endangered plants located at the Topanga State Park in...

Assembly Member Proposes Bill To Ban Rat Poison

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SANTA MONICA—Assembly Member Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) has proposed bill (AB 1788), which will ban specific pesticide control methods such as using rat poisoning.  “This...

Gophers Go For Spring Vegetation

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UNITED STATES—Hibernation is a luxury enjoyed by different animals in different climates, where much colder weather inhibits activity through winter. Gophers take no such...

Protecting Our Local Wildlife Corridor

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LAUREL CANYON—I’m really excited to share this news. Our Planning Department is focusing its attention on conserving and protecting local our wildlife corridors. What’s this...

Laurel Canyon Leadership – Who’s Next?

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LAUREL CANYON—About the wildlife at your doorstep. Opossums, skunks, white-tailed deer and bobcats. How is that even possible in a metropolis like Los Angeles? For...

Bobcat Breaks Glass Door Of Home

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BRENTWOOD—On Tuesday, September 4, a bobcat broke through the glass door of a Brentwood home, startling the residents who were sleeping. The home is...

The Birds And The Bees

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UNITED STATES—There is so much more to gardening than mere horticulture. There is so much more to horticulture than mere plant life. Plants get...

Mountain Lion P-55 Makes History Crossing 101 Freeway Twice

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SANTA MONICA—A 2-year-old mountain lion, known as P-55, made history last week when he successfully crossed the 101 Ventura freeway for the second time. On...

Mountain Lions Identified In Santa Monica

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SANTA MONICA—Two young adult male mountain lions were recently captured by rangers in Santa Monica. The mountain lions, known as P-55 and P-56, will...

Santa Monica’s Beach Will Feature Plant Life

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SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica will undergo a restoration project that will beautify the beach and combat rising sea levels. The three-acre project is located a mile...

Couple Remodels Home To Connect To Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—An eco-friendly and nature-loving Los Angeles couple renovated their home to accommodate their lifestyle by adding an addition that would connect them with...
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