Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing Groundbreaking Ceremony April 2022

The National Wildlife Federation and our partners invite you to the groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for the landmark Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing on Earth Day, Friday – April 22, 2022!

Groundbreaking Ceremony

10:00 am to 11:00 am PT at crossing site in Agoura Hills, California

Update: This event is at capacity. Please view the live stream in-person at King Gillette Ranch or online at www.savelacougars-staging.k31u286g-liquidwebsites.com.

Event is open to the public, but space is limited due to safety and security. If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form to request a spot. https://form.jotform.com/220787435750158

Once we receive your interest form, we will follow up with you if you are able to attend.  Once approved you will also need to RSVP for the event.

Please note that the ceremony will be live streamed online at
www.savelacougars-staging.k31u286g-liquidwebsites.com and on a big screen outside at King Gillette Ranch from 10 am to 11 am PT.  Viewing at this location will be convenient, as the public celebration after the ceremony will begin at 11:30 am PT at the same location (see below). We encourage people to view through one of these options given our space limitations.


Crossing Celebration

Come celebrate the groundbreaking of this landmark crossing on April 22, 2022 at one of the most stunning locales in the Santa Monica Mountains, King Gillette Ranch. We’ll have food and fun for everyone with a carnival theme, and the chance to win some cool cougar prizes. Artist Obi Kaufmann, who created the special artwork for the groundbreaking, will be there to sign his prints and books that will be for sale at the #SaveLACougars store. Open to the public and no registration required.


  • 10:00 am to 11:00 am PT: Livestream of the Groundbreaking Ceremony
    Conveniently watch the live stream of the Groundbreaking Ceremony at King Gillette Ranch prior to the start of the Crossing Celebration at 11:30 am PT.
  • 11:30 am to 2:30 pm PT: Crossing Celebration
    Plan to gather for food and fun at the Carnival-themed celebration. Play fun games, and win cool cougar prizes.


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Join us virtually

Watch the Groundbreaking Ceremony on our live stream from 10:00 am to 11:00 am PT at www.savelacougars-staging.k31u286g-liquidwebsites.com!


Special Groundbreaking Artwork by Obi Kaufmann


Growing up in the East Bay as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, Obi Kaufmann spent most of high school practicing calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo and map its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Into adulthood, he would regularly journey into the mountains, spending more summer nights without a roof than with one. He is the author of The California Field Atlas (2017, #1 San Francisco Chronicle Best Seller), The State of Water: Understanding California’s Most Precious Natural Resource (2019), and The Forests of California: A California Field Atlas (2020), all published by Heyday. When he is not backpacking, you can find the painter-poet at home in the East Bay, posting trail paintings at his handle @coyotethunder on Instagram. His website is coyoteandthunder.com.


Questions? Please email Korinna Domingo at domingok@nwf.org


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