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Wildlife is coming out to play while the humans are staying away

CATEGORY: Current Events · In the News |
On Apr 23, 2020

As FoGP’s Gerry Hans notes, there is a huge resurgence of wildlife seen in areas of Griffith Park thanks to COVID-19 shutdown. Without the constant intrusion of helicopters flying around the Griffith Observatory and other areas of the Park it seems that various bird and raptor species are rebounding and perhaps unsurprisingly, there’s more wildlife to be seen in areas closer to residential zones that surround the Park.

As Hans says “Hopefully, clean air and quietness will carry on post-COVID.”

We’ve also included a couple of Gerry’s interviews with KNX news as well as the LA Times article by Louis Sahagun.




  1. Richard Krafsur

    Your newsletter is fast becoming a magazine–well-written, well-edited, well-illustrated. Kudos to your ‘newsletter team’! And praise also for your reworked website, chock-full of information expertly presented.

    • Kathryn Louyse

      Richard… thanks for your kind words. It’s a group effort to make the newsletter come together especially as we were working hard to refocus the website at the same time, so we really appreciate the comments and the acknowledgement!


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