Monitoring Oak Trees –
contracts with City of Calabasas,
LSL Development, Baldwin
Development, Clairidge Development
and Caltrans to monitor transplanted
and replacement plantings from 1991- 2001
Biological inventory and GIS overlay of sensitive species adjacent to all County infrastructure in the Topanga Watershed. Contract with LA County Dept. of Public Works
Evaluation of Environmentally Sensitive Fuel Modification strategies for the Rural/Urban Wildland Interface - grant from CA Dept. Forestry - Included preparation of Fire wise Landscaping plant list of Santa Monica Mountain native species.
Fire Behavior changes due to implementation of environmentally sensitive fuel modification strategies - grant from CUEREC
Water Quality Monitoring in the Topanga Creek Watershed - grant from 205j State Water Quality Control Board
Monitoring Bat populations in Topanga Bridges - contract with LA County DPW continued by volunteers
Research of historical information about the Topanga Lagoon - from the Topanga Watershed Committee
Wrecked Car Removal Project, funded by the Urban Streams Restoration Program
Erosion and Sediment Delivery Study October 2000 - 2002, funded by a grant from the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Project
Topanga Lagoon Restoration Feasibility Study October 2000 - 2002, funded by grant from Coastal Conservancy
Stream bank Restoration – Las Virgenes Creek
Malibu Lagoon Nearshore Grant
Caltrans Bridge Construction Monitoring
Monitoring of road repair projects for Los Angeles County – 1997 –2002
Soils Characterization of Topanga Lagoon, October 2002 – March 2003 – funded by a grant from the Southern CA Wetlands Recovery Project
Water Quality in the Topanga Creek Watershed, January 2003 – 2004 – funded by a grant from the NOAA Coastal Impact Assistance Program in collaboration with LA County Department of Public Works
Water Quality Monitoring Evaluation for Mediterranean Coast Network of Parks (Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Channel Islands National Park, and Cabrillo National Monument) Jan '02 - Sep '03 funded by a contract with the SMMNRA
Amphibian Surveys of Topanga Creek, April-May of each year – all volunteer effort to contribute data to the regional study coordinated by the US Geological Survey and SMMNRA
Crayfish Removal Project, June 2002 to present – all volunteer effort to eradicate these invasive exotic predators from reaches of Topanga Creek
Bridge Bat Population monitoring , April 1997 to present – all volunteer monitoring project led by local students and supervised by Jackie Safanov and Rosi Dagit
Upper Solstice Creek Restoration Phase 1 (Steelhead Passage Restoration, Compliance and Design), 2000 to present – in cooperation with National Park Service, funded by a grant from the Southern CA Wetlands Recovery Project. Integrated with two other restoration projects in the Solstice Creek watershed; an NPS project has replaced a lower AZ crossing with a bridge, and CalTrans will modify the two lowest culverts to optimize fish passage.
Corraled Animals Best Management Practices and Water quality Monitoring Grant, June 2002 to present – funded by the State Regional Water Quality Control Board in collaboration with Heal the Bay.
Monitoring of Tidewater Gobies, 2000- present – funded by Caltrans.