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Major Staff Changes at Your RCD

Over the past few months, the RCD has said goodbye to some key staff and welcomed new employees. After seven years of service, Lyn Rauls has left the RCD to be closer to family in the United Kingdom. In her place we welcomed Kristen Lorenzen, who was born and raised...

Science Education Thrives in a Virtual World

Our education department entered the 2020 school year with hearts full of hope and heads full of scientific knowledge ready to be shared. With laptops, place based journals and simple household supplies at the ready, our team of educators was prepared for the world of...
Generosity Continues Despite the Pandemic

Generosity Continues Despite the Pandemic

2020 proved to be an unimaginably tough year. Despite the difficulties our worldwide community faced, the depth of peoples’ compassion never wavered. While the world changed in unexpected ways, communities continued to ban together to fight for our climate and...
Saving One of Topanga’s Most Adorable Fish: The Tidewater Goby

Saving One of Topanga’s Most Adorable Fish: The Tidewater Goby

The Santa Monica Bay (SMB) is home to some notable endangered fish, one of which is the remarkably adorable tidewater goby (E. newberryi). This visually charming fish inhabits lagoons along the coast of the Santa Monica Mountains, and the RCD has been carrying out...