GO OUTDOORS—Santa Monica Mountains Fund volunteer Monica Lundring wins a prize raffled off by Peter Nelson and Charlotte Parry at the organization’s Spring Celebration on June 3 at the Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center near Calabasas. SAMO, as it’s known, works in partnership with the community and various park agencies to preserve the area’s rich ecological heritage. Photos by JACQUELINE RODRIGUEZ/ Acorn Newspapers
DELIGHTFUL DAY—Above, some of the raffle prizes. Above right, the band Hyps provides music.
GETTING A HANDLE ON NATURE—Santa Monica Mountains Fund volunteer Cynthia Maxwell shows off Lancelot, SAMO’s hawk mascot, to the guests at last Sunday’s event.