Trending Topics
Sara Plummer Lemmon: Remembering the Forgotten Botanist 

For a few short weeks in late spring and early summer, Calochortus plummerae, Plummer’s mariposa lily, blooms in the Santa Monica Mountains. It’s an increasingly…

Dining on Memories—A Matchbook Timetravel Tour 

“The past is a foreign country,” author L.P. Hartley famously wrote in his book The Go-Between. Perhaps that’s why we hold on to the postcards…

Living with Lizards 

I see him every day: busy hunting bugs among the potted plants on the patio, sunning himself on the warm bricks, regally perch atop a…

Pacific Palisades: Utopia by the Sea 

Pacific Palisades is celebrating its centennial this year. However, when the first Founders Day was celebrated on January 14, 1922, this area already had a…

Calling all Artists!

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Calling all Artists!

June 25

The Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains is hosting an event to celebrate the summer solstice and our local environment but we need your help! Join us on Saturday June 25th for an art auction fundraiser in which we hope to simultaneously raise funds for local artists and conservation. If you are interested in donating a portion of proceeds raised from your artwork to support habitat restoration, environmental education, community resilience or other conservation efforts, please contact either Jeanne Dancs Arthur at  or Jelly Kahler at 


June 25