CLAW Press Releases 

March 26, 2016 - CLAW Announces Laurel Canyon Concert Series to Benefit Let’s Buy A Mountain Wildlife Habitat Protection Project; SOLD OUT Kick off Concert featuring Allah-Las, Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel, Eerie Wanda, and Reverberation Radio DJs Live at Historic Troubadour.
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November 2, 2015 - CLAW and Laurel Canyon Association Successfully Meet First Fundraising Goal of $48,000 of $1.6 Million to Purchase Open Space in Laurel Canyon. Click here for full press release, background & endorsements. 

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October 14, 2015 - "Let's Buy A Mountain" press conference announces fund raising for purchase of 17-acre of open/space wildlife habitat nestled in Laurel Canyon.
Click here for media advisory and backgrounder.

October 24, 2014 - CLAW Applauds Los Angeles for Discontinuing Second Generation Rodenticide Poison in All of Its 439 Parks & Wilderness Areas; Policy Shift in Name of Wildlife Protection.  
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September 16, 2013 - CLAW Initiates Campaign to Ban Rodenticide from Los Angeles.  Click here for the full press release.

CLAW Advocacy & Position Letters

Rodenticide

  • Official request for motion citywide ban of anticoagulant rodenticides to LA City Councilman Paul Koretz.  Click here for letter. 
  • Resulting motion for LA Dept of Recreation & Parks to report on anticoagulant rodenticide use to Arts, Parks, Health, Aging & River Committee Council File 13-1580.
  • Support for State Assembly Bill 2657. Click here for letter.
  • Official environmental organizations' sign-on support for State Assembly Bill 2596.  Ciick here for the letter.

Open Space, Parkland and Wildlife Corridors

  • Official request for wildlife corridor ordinance to LA City Councilman Paul Koretz.  Click here for letter.  
  • Resulting motion for wildlife corridor ordinance - Council File 14-0518
  • Support for construction of wildlife bridge over 101-Freeway and Liberty Canyon, Agoura Hills, CA.  Click here for letter. 
  • Letter to LA City Councilmembers regarding the hearing on April 19th, 2016 on Council File 14-0518.  Click here for letter. 

Wildlife Protections

  • Letter to California Fish & Wildlife request for wise stewardship in consideration of predator policy revisions. Click here for letter. 
  • Letter to support the ban on bobcat trapping to California Fish and Game Commission.  Click here for letter. 
  • Request for enforceable policies on wildlife abuse throughout Los Angeles.  Click here for letter submitted to Council File 14-0356.
  • Support for non-lethal means in relocating mountain lions.  Click here for the letter submitted to California Senate Bill 132.
  • Request for regulation limiting "use" of exotic animal permits for private events in LA, resulting Council File 16-1357. Click here for letter. 

Environmental Issues

  • Support for LA Biodiversity Protections and official establishment of LA biodiversity working group. Click here for the letter.
  • Request to LA City Planning for amendments to the Protected Tree Ordinance.  Click here for letter. 
  • Request for a tree trimming policy for Los Angeles.  Click here for the letter submitted to Council File 14-0019.
  • Request for Los Angeles Citywide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction - Click here for the letter supporting Council File 14-0907
  • Opposition to artificial turf in parkways/ standard and proposed implementation - Click here for letter sent to Council File 14-1197-S1.