Visit White Point Nature Reserve-A Diamond In the Rough near San Pedro, CA

By C. MacDonald

San Pedro, Calif.-Learn about the fascinating Gabrieleno/Tongva Native Americans and their use of the natural vegetation at the Palos Verdes Peninsula's exciting 102-acre White Point Nature Preserve, overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean along Paseo del Mar, near Point Fermin.

The land, also a former military and Nike missile site, is owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, whose volunteers and naturalists have planted native scrub and grasses, installed public trails, developed a fine Nature Education Center and created wonderful words and photo signage about the habitat and Tongva (which means "people of the earth"). Read more...>

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