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Restoring Bee Rock Trail

Restoring Bee Rock Trail

The hiking trails of every wilderness park in the world are critical in safeguarding the long-term relationship between humans and nature. Their proper...

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A Green Ring for Los Angeles

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...

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An Appreciation of P-22

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...

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The LA Zoo Vision Plan

The LA Zoo Vision Plan

A multi-level parking structure for 2,000 vehicles, three visitor centers featuring sit-down dining, a California vineyard, an aerial tram, a funicular, and a...

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A Force of Nature

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...

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Honoring Ranger Albert Torres

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,...

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Eager to Volunteer Again

Eager to Volunteer Again

For the last three years, Friends of Griffith Park volunteers have undertaken a massive effort to place more plantings in the Park using, wherever possible...

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Expanding Griffith Park

Expanding Griffith Park

This spring, Griffith Park got a little bigger, thanks to a coalition of partners who worked quickly and effectively together to respond to a rare...

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Quite the Quail

Quite the Quail

The ground-dwelling California quail (Callipepla californica) is often heard, but seldom seen in Griffith Park. They are famous for their unique "Chicago"...

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Keep Griffith Park Wild

Header photo: Dante’s View in Griffith Park overlooking downtown Glendale, with Verdugo Mountains and San Gabriel Mountains in distance © Gerry Hans, all rights reserved