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Friday, January 6, 2012

Topanga state park news...

State releases EIR for Plan for L.A.'s Topanga state park, probably few changes in the works.

 (Eagle rock's caves)

(Santa Inez canyon's waterfalls)

from the newsletter for the L.A.-Santa Monica Mountains chapter of the Calif. Native Plant Society:

the California Dept. of Parks and Recreation has sent notice of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the
Proposed Topanga State Park General Plan. The Draft EIR may be viewed at (see links to 5 sections on right side of this page) and comments are due by Jan. 23, 2012. The General Plan will establish management goals, guidelines, and objectives and will outline a number of zones including a wildlands zone setting aside over 70% of the Park's acreage for minimal development with modest camping opportunities; a cultural preserve to heighten the interpretation and protection of cultural resources; a historic zone including the former Rancho Las Lomas Celestiales (Trippet Ranch); as well as areas for resource management and recreational and interpretive programs. Comments should be directed to: Luke Serna, Park & Recreation Specialist, 8885 Rio San Diego Dr., Suite 270, San Diego, CA 92108 or by email to

Some maps from thier website:
Miscellaneous Planning Documents


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