Activities: hikes & meetings

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Brewery Hike, April 6      Mammoth Trip, Sept. 12-15

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Cadiz Plan Threatens Desert Wildlife and South Bay Drinking Water

By John Monsen, Angeles Chapter Water Committee

Cadiz, Inc. is a corporate water speculator proposing one of the most destructive projects ever conceived for our Southern California deserts. Defying logic and ignoring the damage it would cause, Cadiz plans to mine water from under magnificent public land in the Mojave Trails National Monument. They plan to build a pipeline and sell the water to water districts like West Basin MWD that serves the South Bay and Palos Verdes. The Cadiz water is polluted with Chromium 6, a carcinogen,

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Deadly MHF: David v. Goliath

By Steve Goldsmith, TRAA


The campaign to remove Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) from two South Bay refineries took a new turn at the Feb. 1 Southern Calif. Air Quality Management (SCAQMD) Board meeting. Been following this David-and-Goliath baLle? Then you know HF, or the refineries’ ineffective scam version “MHF,” could kill or severely injure tens of thousands in south Los Angeles County.

Sierra Club and staff spoke out for a Rule to phase out MHF. Insightful and passionate comments followed a shocking and devastating report by AQMD staff.

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Whale of a Day, Sat., April 13

Celebrate the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale from Alaska to the winter breeding and calving grounds in Baja California with free family activities and information from conservation groups, including the Sierra Club.

Point Vicente Interpretive Center 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. West. Free parking at the Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Bl., free shuttle bus service to PVIC.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Earth Day/ “Free Solo” film, Sat., April 20

White Point Nature Center, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro Come for family eco-activities, including guided nature walks,

dryad flute performance and native plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Stay in the area for a screening of FREE SOLO as the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy opens their Beauty of Nature film series.

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000′ high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

5 p.m. at the historic Warner Grand Theatre, 478 West 6th Street, San Pedro. Tickets are $10

Along the Path/ Wild Cucumber: One Craz-zy Wild Plant!

By Susan Rothrock Deo

Don’t you just love the surprises that come out of the ground after a few good rains here in Southern California? I’m especially fond of the native plants in my yard or along the trails, but wild cucumber is something else! It’s not invasive, it doesn’t starve out other plants, but it is aggressive. It clambers over bushes and low-lying plants, showing off its bright spring green. The vines can grow up to six meters (20 feet) long and even climb trees.

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