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Species of Concern: Chris DeMarco’s Discussion of the Western Gray Squirrel

  At one time, the western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) ruled the roost, so to speak. That was, until the early part of the 20th century when the eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) was “accidentally” introduced by Civil War veterans housed in Westwood. As...

Repairing and Restoring Fern Dell

If Griffith Park is the crown jewel of the city, then Fern Dell must be one of its brightest emeralds. One of the most popular areas of the Park, it is one of the few spots where you can reliably find soothing shade on a hot summer day. It is just a short walk for...

Join Jorge Ochoa for a hike and a talk

On Nov. 9th, 2018, 63 acres of remote Condor Canyon burned in Griffith Park. Rangers and fire fighters heroically stopped the fire before it was able to gather momentum. At the same time, the Woolsey Fire exploded into its second day. To highlight the...

Native Intelligence

Spring 2012   The Griffith Park Natural History Survey reaches its five-year milestone The recent confirmation of a mountain lion, the sighting of bat species previously unknown in Griffith Park, the discovery of native plants once thought to have disappeared...
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