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LA Times on the History of the SMMNRA

Suzanne Guldimann of the Los Angeles times writes about the history of the now scorched Santa Monica Mountains in her article “Three women fought to create the Santa Monica Mountains parkland now burned by the Woolsey fire”. Read… Read More

KCLU Talks about Woolsey Fire Devastation

KCLU, an NPR station for the California Coast service of California Lutheran University, mentioned the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area and the recent Woolsey Fire in a recent post by Lance Orozco. Click HERE to read the… Read More

Woolsey Fire Destroys Wildlife-Tracking Cameras

49 wildlife-tracking cameras, used to capture some fan-favorite photos of our mountain lions and bobcats, were destroyed in the Woolsey Fire. Click here to learn more.


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New York Times Author Hits Home in Opinion Piece

Opinion writer Timothy Egan captured the essence of what we, National Parks lovers (especially those of the Santa Monica Mountains), are facing in the future following the devastating Woolsey Fire.  The link for the article can be found… Read More

How are the Mountains?

Devastated by the Woolsey fire, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area is now assessing the damage so that the planning process for re-building and restoration can begin.