Journal archives for May 2018

May 28, 2018

LA River Open For Kayaking Starting Memorial Day.

Despite what some people may think about our concrete river, it is teeming with vegetation and wildlife, including fish.

“We caught some catfish, we also caught some carp,” said Maura Palacios who was out on the causeway Sunday.

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May 08, 2018

Growing Habitat: LA's Wildlife and Descanso Explores the Wild World Outside Your Door.

From the mountains to the flatlands, Southern California teems with wildlife. And as urban development shrinks native habitat, human-wildlife interactions are becoming more frequent. Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife and Descanso, an exhibition opening on May 21, 2018 at the Descanso Garden’s Sturt Haaga Gallery, will explore the diverse wildlife that co-exists with humans in the San Rafael Hills, the Verdugo Mountains and in greater Los Angeles. The exhibition also looks at the role Descanso Gardens plays as wildlife habitat.

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May 14, 2018

See surprising photos of wildlife in one of Hollywood’s favorite settings.

The Los Angeles region, a dense megalopolis of more than 13 million people, does not look like this in the movies.

But a different sort of life exists along the Los Angeles River, a 51-mile concrete channel for rain and flood runoff that snakes its way from an inland valley to the Pacific beach. Now, as Angelenos rediscover this backyard waterway via river walks and kayak tours, researchers are attempting to determine just which wild animals live here and in what supply.

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May 29, 2018

Schiff, Knight Try to Jump-Start Rim of the Valley Preservation Act.

The Rim of the Valley stretches from the Simi Hills and Santa Susannas, the Verdugos and on to the San Gabriel Mountains, and includes the Santa Clarita Valley, Griffith Park and the Los Angeles River.

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May 30, 2018

Animal Control Unit Will Attempt to 'Haze' Coyotes as Sightings in Santa Monica Rise.

May 29, 2018 -- With sightings of coyotes in Santa Monica on the rise, the City’s animal control unit will boost attempts to “haze” them by using non-lethal objects such as air horns and water guns to instill fear of humans, City officials said.

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