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LA Zoo Expansion is Taking Shape

Did you know the massive Los Angeles Zoo Project is nearing completion of it’s final stages before receiving LA City Council’s approval? Don't worry, few people do. Thanks to an article in the LA Times (please note: if you’re not a subscriber, the Times article is...

The Infamous Detention Facility in Griffith Park

Over the years Griffith Park has responded to urgent national and local housing needs. During the Great Depression the Park housed CCC camps to give jobs and homes to thousands of unemployed men from across the country. After World War II the current zoo parking lot...

A Force of Nature

  A conversation between FoGP board member Dora Herrera and National Wildlife Federation Director Beth Pratt ­ Beth Pratt, the unstoppable force leading the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in California, names all of her backyard frogs George. That goes a long...

Honoring Ranger Albert Torres

On June 16, 2021, a plaque was unveiled at the Griffith Park Ranger Station, honoring one of LA’s beloved Park Rangers – Albert Torres. On this warm June day, many were in attendance – including LA City, and Rec and Parks officials, fellow Park Rangers, the Torres...
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