Crayfish Busting Keeps Creeks Clean in Calabasas

By: Angela De Palma-Dow Crawling, creeping, and swimming under the surface in some Santa Monica Mountain creeks and streams lurks a red, crunchy and clawed troublemaker.  The red swamp crayfish…

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Cloud Forest Restoration Event on Santa Rosa Island

This past week, MRT vegetation crew members, MRT executive director, and volunteers provided a few more hands to assist Research Ecologist Dr. Kathryn McEachern of the US Geological Survey on…

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What Types of Species Do We Have in the Santa Monica Mountains?

  We are so lucky to have a rich community of flora and fauna here in the Santa Monica Mountains.  Ever wondered just how many species we have?  Take a…

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Mountains Restoration Trust Receives The North Face 2016 Explore Fund Grant

Mountains Restoration Trust is increasing access too and environmental stewardship in the outdoors for fourth grade students in Los Angeles, California. Calabasas, CA – June 28, 2016 – Mountains Restoration…

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“Old Fire” Claims Mountains Restoration Trust’s Headquarters

On the weekend of June 4th Mountains Restoration Trust’s headquarters fell victim to the Old Fire in Calabasas.  The fire started from downed power lines caused by a car crash…

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