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Adopt a Baby Oak at Trippet Ranch!

Adopt a Baby Oak at Trippet Ranch!

Years of drought have devastated our native oak woodlands. In an effort to combat such a heartbreaking ecologic loss, the RCD has been working to restore and replant hundreds of oaks throughout the Santa Monica Mountains.  Our latest effort, however, encountered yet...
Meet One of Our Environmental Educators: Linda Doebel

Meet One of Our Environmental Educators: Linda Doebel

Education is a critical part of the solution to the world’s current environmental problems. All solutions begin locally with an appreciation for and love of one’s home. The RCD is invested in making sure as many students as possible are given the opportunity to...
RCD Welcomes New Community Resilience Coordinator: Antoine Kunsch

RCD Welcomes New Community Resilience Coordinator: Antoine Kunsch

The RCD is excited to welcome Antoine Kunsch as the newest member of our RCD team!  Antoine has taken on the completely new position of Community Resilience Coordinator spearheading a brand-new department at the RCD. Antoine first learned about the RCD while working...
A Brief Update on the Wildlife Crossing at Liberty Canyon

A Brief Update on the Wildlife Crossing at Liberty Canyon

 Near the end of 2019, RCD Executive Officer Clark Stevens announced the completion of the schematic design for the Wildlife Overpass at Liberty Canyon.  Since this announcement, quite a bit has happened with this exciting and innovative project In our previous...
RCD’s Newest Department Helps Community Prepare for Fire Season

RCD’s Newest Department Helps Community Prepare for Fire Season

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) is one of the largest and most significant Mediterranean-type ecosystems in the world. It is a biodiversity hotspot with a diverse topography and mosaic of habitat types hosting a wide range of plants and...