by Louis Sahagun of the LA Times As 101 Freeway traffic streaked past, a dozen conservationists and fundraisers gathered this...
CELEBRATE P-22 DAY!
In 2016, the City of Los Angeles officially declared October 22nd, as P-22 Day.
Born in the Santa Monica Mountains, P-22 made an incredible journey across two of the busiest freeways in America—the 101 and the 405—to find a home in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. P-22’s story is fueling a new conservation about wildlife’s urban integration and winning the hearts of Angelinos.
P-22 Day is the culmination of Urban Wildlife Week and the 50-mile hike lead by the National Wildlife Federation’s Beth Pratt-Bergstrom from the Santa Monica Mountains to Griffith Park, a journey that retraces the steps of P-22. The hikers will be welcomed to Griffith Park at the P-22 festival where our supporters join us in celebrating our cougars and learning more about creating urban-wildlife connectivity.
A QUOTE FROM P-22
“AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A MOUNTAIN LION PARTY, CAUSE A MOUNTAIN LION PARTY DON’T STOP! JOIN ME IN OCTOBER TO CELEBRATE!”
WHAT TO EXPECT
Ranger Rick &
Mountain Lion P-22
Meet everyone’s favorite park ranger, Ranger Rick
and be sure to take your picture with P-22.
Music, Dancing & Activities
Enjoy live music from Quetzal and activities for the
entire family. Who knew supporting your wilflife
could be so much fun!
Wildlife & Garden
Learn some of wildlifes best secrets from our
highly skilled scientists.
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P-22 DAY & URBAN WILDLIFE WEEK SUPPORTERS
Boeing | SoCalGas | Santa Barbara Zoo
Studio City Neighborhood Council
National Wildlife Federation | National Park Service | Friends of Griffith Park | Santa Monica Mountains Conservatory | Mountain Recreation and Conservation Authority | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County | City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks | Baker Group