Journal archives for October 2017

October 15, 2017

Hear ‘Big Cats in the Big City’ lecture at University of Redlands.

The public is invited to two lectures Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the University of Redlands.

Wildlife researcher John Benson will lecture on his research, “Big Cats in the Big City: Ecology and Viability of Mountain Lions in Greater Los Angeles,” at 7 p.m. in the university’s Orton Center. His lecture is part of the human-animal studies program’s “Wild Things” lecture series.

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October 14, 2017

Yippee Ki Yay! The WeHo City Council Will Consider a Coyote Management Plan.

Residents of some West Hollywood neighborhoods are going to be shouting “yippee ki-yay” if the City Council on Monday endorses a proposal to better manage the city’s coyote transients.

The Council will consider a proposal initiated by Councilmember Lindsey Horvath to develop a plan that will include “information on coyote behavior, management strategies, recommended responses to coyote encounters and attacks and other pertinent information,” according to an item on the Council agenda.

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October 21, 2017

Bill would add Griffith Park and the LA River to National Park System . . .

Plus historic sites like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and the Rose Bowl!

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October 22, 2017

Legacy projects take shape honoring Lewis MacAdams, poet and crusader for transforming Los Angeles River.

In the 1980s, MacAdams pioneered a conservationist campaign by demanding that one of the world’s most heavily industrialized rivers be returned to a semblance of its natural flows from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

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October 30, 2017

The plan to close the LA River when it gets too polluted.

Seven weeks after failing to notify the public about alarmingly high bacteria levels in the Los Angeles River, city of Los Angeles officials have established a protocol to close the river when the water is unsafe for kayaking and other recreation.

The plan was developed after a KPCC investigation revealed multiple government agencies, including the city, failed to act in early September after harmful E.coli levels spiked well above federal safety limits.

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