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RCDSMM In Action

Drought Impacts on Oak Woodlands-NASA Earth Observations Project

The RCDSMM worked with NASA on vegetation mapping in the Santa Monica Mountains in order to track the effects of drought on tree cover. View the video here: NASA DEVELOP Program

101 Wildlife Overpass

The RCDSMM-designed and Caltrans-engineered wildlife overpass Project Study Report was recently released. This time lapse video shows the conceptual design for the proposed wildlife overpass location above the 101 Freeway near Liberty Canyon Road in Agoura Hills. Video provided by Clark Stevens, project Design Architect and Executive Director of the RCDSMM

LA River Temperature Study

RCDSMM is teaming up with Trout Unlimited, FoLAR, Heal the Bay, Arroyo Seco Foundation, CalState LA, and dozens of citizen science volunteers to study the temperature of the LA River from the headwaters to the ocean.


Tuna Canyon Tour

Take a tour of Tuna Canyon with Senior Conservation Biologist Rosi Dagit and Topanga Girl Scout Troop 6075!

California Newts

Take an underwater tour of a creek in the Santa Monica Mountains were over a dozen newts have congregated below a small waterfall. Video recorded by a conservation biologist at the RCDSMM in April 2010.