P-22 Day (Mountain Lion) and Urban Wildlife Festival

If you want to get out and get some exercise and fresh air, this is a great event!  People will be in a good mood, enjoying the outdoors and hopefully receptive to a quick chat about Prop59! Bring your cards :)

P-22 Day and Urban Wildlife Festival


Free and Open to the Public

Don’t miss this fun community event celebrating LA’s resident and world famous mountain lion. You can pose with P-22 in a photobooth, try out a virtual reality experience of a wildlife crossing and the LA River, meet Ranger Rick, learn from experts on how to coexist with wildlife, view an urban wildlife garden installation, join in with the California Conservation Corps for a Bioblitz Dance, go on a ranger led walk, take a workshop on how to set up a wildlife camera, listen to live music, enjoy delicious food, and discover many more exhibits and activities from:
The National Wildlife Federation
Los Angeles Unified School District, Northwest
Virtual Reality: LA River Experience
National Park Service
Los Angeles Museum of Natural History

and many more!

More information at: http://urbanwildlifeweek.org/

11 am to 4:00 pm, Griffith Park, Crystal Springs Drive (across from Visitor Center)

10:30 to 11:00 Meet at the Old LA Zoo site and join the hikers for the last ½ mile to the finish line.

11:00 am-11:30 am Kick off on stage with the LA City Council declaring it official P-22 Day!

Stay tuned for a full schedule! 


Part of Urban Wildlife Week, October 16-22, the festival is the cumulation of a 3 1/2 day and more than 40 mile hike led by National Wildlife Federation’s California Regional Executive Director, Beth Pratt Bergstrom, and many partners. They will walk through the Santa Monica Mountains and Los Angeles –taking a similar path to the one that P-22 may have followed.

Their journey, tracked virtually by millions worldwide, will illustrate how the promise of connectivity is integral not just for the future of mountain lions, but for all wildlife such as salamanders, birds and butterflies. A rally at the site of the proposed wildlife crossing in Agoura Hills will kick-off the walk. 

More information at: http://urbanwildlifeweek.org/

WHEN
October 22, 2016 at 11am - 4pm
WHERE
Griffith Park
Crystal Springs Drive (across from Visitor Center)
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Julie Tyler · · 323 702 5400

Will you come?

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