|You're a Native American. I'm European. There's no reason for us to wrestle in the mud.|
|Pasadena foothills, JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab), Hahamongna Watershed Park (wiki)|
|Arroyo Seco ("Dry Wash") runs under bridge through Rose Bowl grounds to join LA River|
|Outlet of Devil's Gate Dam|
- AUDIO: New setback in plan to dredge Devil's Gate Dam (KPCC, Feb. 14, 2017) ...LA Superior Court judge issued a ruling in long-running battle...on the impacts of a massive dam clearance project at Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena....wildlife in the Hahamongna Watershed Park behind the dam.
- Save Hahamongna (savehahamongna.org) A better plan to shore up Devil s Gate Dam: Editorial, Feb. 17, 2017: Pasadena Audubon...is going to court...
|Raging waters at Hahamongna Watershed|
The judge also took the county to task for simply stating that the Flood Control District would mitigate habitat loss damage on a one-to-one basis, meaning they would enhance one acre for each acre destroyed for not providing an adequate mitigation plan and for not documenting why it believed that a one-to-one mitigation ratio was adequate.
|Hahamongna Coop Nursery volunteers|
Since then, about 2.7 million cubic yards have built up around the dam. An additional 1 million cubic yards of debris were dumped into the area by the Station Fire in 2009, which burned 160,000 acres in Altadena, Pasadena, La Cañada/Flintridge, and Acton.
|Rain in mountains and foothills of northern LA County rushes down Hahamongna watershed|
|HCN: Buy native plants (ArroyoSeco.org)|
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