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  1. New Photos of Griffith Park Mountain Lion ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Messenger

    ... 'He looks healthy and has a full belly,' said Jeff Sikich, biologist for Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. 'Based on the number of photos, the multiple angles and the clarity, this is the best indication we've had that P-22 appears to ...

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  2. Famed Los Angeles mountain lion appears recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | KNDO

    ... to have recovered from mange and exposure to rat poison earlier this year. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area biologist Jeff Sikich says the lion dubbed P-22 looks healthy and has a full belly in recent photos. The National Park Service ...

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  3. Second mountain lion spotted in heart of Los AngelesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... to Kate Kuykendall, a spokeswoman for the National Park Service at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. A different mountain lion, designated "P-22" or "Puma-22" also apparently crossed the freeway two years ago -- and another ...

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  4. Los Angeles' Own Mountain Lion Healthy After Eating Rat PoisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... e had that P-22 appears to have recovered," Jeff Sikich, a biologist for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, said in a statement quoted by The Times.

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  5. Sauvajot to Lead National Park Service Stewardship and Science TeamRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... science advisor and chief of planning, science and resource management at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Sauvajot has held adjunct faculty positions in biology, ecology and environmental science at the University of California at ...

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  6. Mountain Lion Thrives in Griffith ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... e had that P-22 appears to have recovered," Jeff Sikich, a biologist for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, said in a statement quoted by The Times.

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  7. Poisoned Los Angeles mountain lion recoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KSL-TV

    A mountain lion living in Los Angeles' Griffith Park appears to have recovered from mange and exposure to rat poison. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area biologist Jeff Sikich says the lion dubbed P-22 looks healthy and has a full belly in recent photos.

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  8. Griffith Park mountain lion P-22 looks healthy again in new photosRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... looks healthy and has a full belly," said Jeff Sikich, a biologist for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in a statement. "Based on the number of photos, the multiple angles and clarity, this is the best indication we've had that ...

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  9. Griffith Park Mountian Lion Recovers From MangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | NBC Los Angeles

    Eight months after biologists began treating the Griffith Park mountain lion for mange, the newest photos of Los Angeles' celebrity big cat show him in good health, experts said. Jeff Sikich, a biologist for Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, said the cat has recovered after having possibly ingested rat poison in March.

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  10. Public Asked to Help Document Rain's Impact on Post-Fire LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Messenger

    ... in the spring and not the fall,' said Marti Witter, fire ecologist for Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. 'When you add a record-breaking drought to the mix, we're talking about an extraordinarily challenging set of conditions for ...

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  11. I'll be back(bone): 10 more day hikes on Malibu's Backbone TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    It might not be of the same scale as the Appalachian, Pacific Crest or John Muir Trails, but the nearly 70-mile Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains is one of the most varied, challenging and easily accessible hiking resources in the L.A. area. Crossing through popular state parks such as Topanga, Malibu Creek and Point Mugu as well as more remote areas of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, passing seasonal waterfalls and climbing summits, threading narrow canyons and oak woodlands, the Backbone Trail simply cannot be ignored.

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  12. NPS Accepting Applications for Artist-in-Residence ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Messenger

    ... in learning about the arts,' said Tori Kuykendall, a park ranger with Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. 'Artists can be either established or emerging, but they must be passionate about using nature to inspire young people.' Santa ...

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  13. I'll be back(bone): 10 more day hikes on Malibu's Backbone TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    It might not be of the same scale as the Appalachian, Pacific Crest or John Muir Trails, but the nearly 70-mile Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains is one of the most varied, challenging and easily accessible hiking resources in the L.A. area. Crossing through popular state parks such as Topanga, Malibu Creek and Point Mugu as well as more remote areas of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, passing seasonal waterfalls and climbing summits, threading narrow canyons and oak woodlands, the Backbone Trail simply cannot be ignored.

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  14. Artsy? And Love the Santa Monica Mountains? This Is for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    Artists from all disciplines are invited to apply for an artist-in-residence program that seeks to connect young people to the Santa Monica Mountains. "We're specifically looking for 'teaching artists,' meaning they are a practicing artist who also engages the community in learning about the arts," said Tori Kuykendall, a park ranger with Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

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  15. National Park Service is Accepting Applications for Artist-in-Residence ProgramRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Artists from all disciplines are invited to apply for an artist-in-residence program that seeks to connect young people to the Santa Monica Mountains. "We're specifically looking for 'teaching artists,' meaning they are a participating artist who also engages the community in learning about the arts," said Tori Kuykendall, a park ranger with Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

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  16. Mobile tool allows trail users to learn as they explore L.A. neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... for California State Parks; and David Szymanski, superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Fabian Wagmister, director of UCLA REMAP who developed the concept for the mobile tool for urban exploration, speaks at a ...

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  17. Study Shows Southern California Mountain Lions Lack Genetic DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A mountain lion keeps watch while her juvenile cubs feed at a bait site. The mother, known to scientists as F92, is one of the two known offspring of the only male detected in the Santa Ana Mountains that genetically groups with lions east of Interstate 15. Busy highways and growing urbanization in the area threaten pumas in southern California and have led to their genetic decay, a UC Davis study found./UC Davis A genetic sampling of more than 300 mountain lions in southern California, including within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area , shows the big cats lack genetic diversity.

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  18. Monte Nido Fire Preparedness Fair, Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Messenger

    ... Funding is provided by a grant from the Community Assistance Program of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, National Park Service, the Department of the Interior through the California Fire Safe Council.

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  19. U2 guitarist's revamped mansion bid heads for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... and enjoyed by numerous visitors," David Szymanski , superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, wrote in an Oct. 3 letter to the commission. Commission staff recommended that property owners be required to finish the ...

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  20. The Edge gets closer to approval of Malibu mansion complexRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... "As the State Senator who represents almost the entirety of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the subject project area, I write in opposition," state Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) said Tuesday in a letter to the commission ...

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