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PLAN and NPCA Meeting in Placerita Canyon

September 3, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

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Saturday, September 3, 2016  •  Time: 8 am

Location:  Placerita Canyon Nature Center

19152 Placerita Canyon Road

Newhall, CA 91321

 

AGENDA
8 – 8:45 am Placerita Canyon Hike: Sandra Cattell, Sierra Club, will lead the PLAN/NPCA attendees on a short hike in the Placerita Canyon where California’s first nugget of gold was discovered!
 
This park is a historic landmark, with seasonal streams, riparian oak trees, unique metamorphic rock, on the Placerita fault, and next to the San Gabriel Fault, and a significant wildlife habitat connection: Desert -> San Gabriel Mountains -> Santa Susana Mountains.   This is an opportunity to see this region of the Rim of the Valley (ROV).
 
NOTE: Wear hiking boots/tennis shoes, sunscreen, comfortable hiking attire.
 
We'll meet at the Nature Center Meeting Room before and after the walk.
 
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee, beverages, sign in
 
9:00 – 9:30 Teena Takata, Santa Susanna Mountain Park Association: Current developments in the Simi Hills – proposed Andora Estates development and former Santa Susana Field Lab
 
9:30 – 10:00 Jim Hines, Sierra Club, proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary and the Coastal Commission – update on the “EDGE” Malibu property
 
10:00 – 10:15 Sandra Cattell: New board changes/issues/challenges to protect California’s coastline from further loss of public access and wildlife places. Will also discuss the Santa Clarita Open Space Special Benefit District where we/community voted ten years ago to tax ourselves to purchase open space.
 
 
10:30 – 10:45 Dennis Arguelles, NPCA, will update the current status of the NPS-Rim of the Valley (ROV).
 
10:45 – 11:15 Mark Osokow, SFV Audubon: AngelFest: Newest threat to Sepulveda Basin Wildlife
 
10:45 – 11:15 Corina Roberts “Redbird”: Presentation of the Angeles Forest recovery after the catastrophic Station Fire – 2009. A timely topic!
 
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch Break followed by Open Discussion
 
Registration: RSVP: [email protected]
Cost: $10.00 per person for beverages, morning snack and lunch: Cash or Check at meeting
Contacts: Carla Bollinger and Dennis Arguelles

Details

Date:
September 3, 2016
Time:
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Venue

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
19152 Placerita Canyon Rd.
Newhall, CA 91321 United States
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Website:
http://www.placerita.org/