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November 2019 Program: What’s new with Whittier Narrows Natural Area
November 14, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What’s new with Whittier Narrows Natural Area will be the topic presented by Thomas Keeney.
Please note that our program is one week earlier than we normally meet.
Thomas Keeney will discuss the Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Study which is a Corps of Engineers project which will be restoring riparian and coastal sage breeding habitats, and long term monitoring for Least Bell’s Vireo and California Gnatcatcher. Keeney is the Senior Terrestrial Ecologist /Biological Sciences Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Planning Division, Environmental Resources Branch. He is also an adjunct professor of ecology at the University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He takes students to the Whittier Narrows Natural Area as one of the places where they perform field ecology.
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave., Whittier, CA. The Community Center is located at the corner of Washington Ave. (not to be confused with Washington Blvd) and Mar Vista St. , across the street from the Whittier Central Library. The program is free and light refreshments will be served.