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Mountains Restoration Trust

For more than 35 years Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) has worked in partnership with the community to preserve, protect, and restore the ecosystem of the Santa Monica Mountains.  We support responsible preservation and restoration programs, acquire resource-rich land, and offer educational and recreational activities to the public.

Restoration projects are top priorities for MRT's stewardship of the Santa Monica Mountains, a range traversing from Griffith Park to Point Mugu in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California.  

Non-native plant and animal  invasion has been occurring in this fragile ecological zone since early explorers arrived with mustard seeds to mark their trails.  Non-native grasses, trees, plants and animals have found a similar home far from their lands of origin, and are a threat to native species.

Meeting this challenge requires a holistic management and monitoring program of the mountain's soil, streams, organisms and wildlife, as well as the human influences around the perimeter.  MRT manages several programs to help the mountains increase their function, vitality and productivity.

Please visit  or call us at (818) 591-1701 to learn more!

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