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A Green Ring for Los Angeles

Sometimes moving forward requires a long look back and deciding whether the path we’re on is the best path for the future. When Spanish colonists first arrived in the small pueblo now known as Los Angeles, little did they realize how expansive this city would...

An Appreciation of P-22

Ten years ago in 2012, when mountain lion P-22 was discovered haunting the hills of Griffith Park, this wasn’t just another example of nature seeping through the cracks in the big city. This story was different for me because here was a big cat trying to find his...

The Role Park Rangers Play in City Parklands

To understand the role played by Park Rangers over time in Griffith Park, I turned to Mike Eberts’ Griffith Park: A Centennial History. I learned that long before a pilot ranger program was created in the 1950s, looking after plants and people was a job filled by...

A Brief History of the Failed Griffith Park Master Plan(s)

Griffith Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States — larger than the City of Beverly Hills. Yet, with 2022 about to begin, there is no modern, adopted Master Plan for managing and using Griffith Park’s more than 4,300 acres. Master Plans are...
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