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GPAB Meeting – Thursday May 23, 2024

Griffith Park Visitor Center 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA, United States

KAREN THORNTON, CHAIR  •  ALEX CROW, VICE-CHAIR •  CHRIS LAIB, SECRETARY JANE CARLSON  •  AARON CHUNG  •  JASON GREENWALD  •  BILLY GRIFFIN  •  ALEX PHILLIPS   NOTICE TO PAID REPRESENTATIVES- IF YOU ARE COMPENSATED TO MONITOR, ATTEND, OR SPEAK AT THIS MEETING, CITY LAW MAY REQUIRE you TO REGISTER AS A LOBBYIST AND REPORT YOUR […]

Hike With Jorge Ochoa

Travel Town, Griffith Park 5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States

This will be a longer than usual hike with Jorge since it will take about 30-40 minutes to get to the canyon from the parking lot. Be prepared! Make sure you wear long pants (tall weeds), bring lots of water and maybe snacks. Also, don't forget a hat... very important once the sun is high […]

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FoGP is Heading Back to the Bird Sanctuary

Bird Sanctuary, Griffith Park 2900 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, United States

Friends of Griffith Park is heading back to the Bird Sanctuary to continue our Earth Day efforts. We'll weed, place mulch in the garden and water the new plants placed on April 20. We hope everyone who showed up on that day will continue to support our efforts. Don't forget to bring a friend! Don’t […]

Global Big Day is Coming

Global Big Day – the day we celebrate bird species everywhere, especially birds that migrate the world's skies — share your observations on eBird. It's easy to participate... no matter where you are (out hiking, or just lounging around the backyard), join virtually and help celebrate World Migratory Bird Day. Participating is easy... You never […]

Join Friends of Griffith Park for an Earth Day Event

Bird Sanctuary, Griffith Park 2900 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, United States

  Don't forget to dress comfortably... old clothes, comfy shoes, plus a hat and sunscreen. If you have gloves, bring them, although we do have gloves on hand. We'll provide tools and water (if you bring a bottle, you can always refill) Get ready, get set, join the fun and celebrate Mother Earth!

FoGP’s 2nd Monday – Trail Trash Patrol

Crystal Springs Picnic Area 4659 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA

SAVE THE DATE Folks! On Monday, April 8, we’re heading back to the Crystal Springs Picnic Area as we clean this well-used picnic spot. If you’ve hiked these events with us in the past, you know FoGP provides trash buckets, and trash pick-up tools. Please bring gloves (although we will provide) don your old clothes […]

GPAB Meeting – Thursday March 28, 2024

Griffith Park Friendship Auditorium 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States

KAREN THORNTON, CHAIR  •  ALEX CROW, VICE-CHAIR •  CHRIS LAIB, SECRETARY JANE CARLSON  •  AARON CHUNG  •  JASON GREENWALD  •  BILLY GRIFFIN  •  ALEX PHILLIPS   NOTICE TO PAID REPRESENTATIVES- IF YOU ARE COMPENSATED TO MONITOR, ATTEND, OR SPEAK AT THIS MEETING, CITY LAW MAY REQUIRE you TO REGISTER AS A LOBBYIST AND REPORT YOUR […]

Fern Dell Revitalization Zoom Call

On March 14, consultants from Craftwater Engineering will be on hand to explain the scope of the Fern Dell revitalization project, along with FoGP board members who have worked so hard to help revive and modernize water usage in Fern Dell. Attendees will have an opportunity to address these and other questions about the project […]

FoGP’s 2nd Monday – Trail Trash Patrol

Trails Cafe 2333 Fern Dell Dr, Los Angeles

SAVE THE DATE! On Monday, March 11, we’re heading back to Fern Dell as we clean the well-used areas near Trails Café. If you’ve hiked with us in the past, you know FoGP provides trash buckets, and trash pick-up tools. Please bring gloves (although we will provide) don your old clothes and hiking shoes you […]

FoGP Volunteers are Heading Back to Griffith Park’s Fern Canyon

Fern Canyon, Griffith Park Griffith Park Merry-go-Round Parking Lot

It´s been awhile since we hiked into this area to conduct some work and while it´s a good thing that some Park natives planted years ago are thriving, the area could definitely use a few hands and followup. BTW, this sweet charming area is adjacent to one of the many canyon-fed stream beds in the […]

Mushroom Hike — Take 2

If you attended one of our mushroom hikes, you're already well aware of how much fun this can be because this is the time to check out the extraordinary variety of mushrooms, courtesy of rainstorms barreling through the SoCAL region. Again we'll be hiking with Bat Vardeh from the LA Mycological Society (LAMS) and founder […]

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Save the Date — 8th Annual L.A. Raptor Training / Sepulveda Basin

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve 6350 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys, CA, United States

Our L.A. Raptor Study team is planning in-person volunteer workshops — and we´d love to see new and returning faces to our cadre of community scientists. This is the second in-person training and will take place at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve (look for signage) We hope you´ll be a part of our eighth annual […]