Media Advisory: 2019 Annual Chatsworth Nature Preserve Earth Day Open House

WHAT:
Annual family-friendly event held at the City of Los Angeles’ only nature preserve, hosted by LADWP, the Santa Susana Mountain Park Association and Sky Valley Volunteers featuring:

  • Guided Nature Hikes
  • Live Animal Exhibits
  • Native American Blessing
  • Environmental and Community Resource Fair
  • Face Painting
  • Native American Storytelling

WHEN:
Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE:
Chatsworth Nature Preserve entrance at Valley Circle Boulevard (from Plummer Street), Chatsworth, CA 91311
Online map

WHO:
Anselmo Collins, LADWP Director of Water Operations
Alan Salazar, Chumash and Tataviam Native American Blessing
Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County Supervisor
Greig Smith, Los Angeles City Councilmember
Scott Abrams, District Director – Office of Congressman Brad Sherman
Tessa Charnofsky, District Director – Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
John Luker, Sky Valley Volunteers

VISUALS:
Community members participating in guided nature hikes and enjoying the local wildlife and 100+ year old oak trees amidst the beauty of the Chatsworth Nature Preserve and Ecology Pond. The pond is a regional draw for migratory and native bird species. There will also be a Native American Tribal Blessing at the event start, as well as live animal exhibits, storytelling, and face painting.

CONTACT:
Christy Holland, LADWP
213-804-5518

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