Deukmejian Wilderness Park Gets a Dose of Green

By Eli LOCKE This past Saturday volunteers participated in tree planting as part of a workday at Deukmejian Wilderness Park. The event started with demonstrations on how to plant trees and how to recognize what weeds should be removed. Non-indigenous plants pose a threat to the native plants and trees that are being planted in […]

What’s New at Deukmejian Park?

Deukmejian Wilderness Park reopened last week with an amazing array of improvements. The park had been closed, prudently I feel, during our recent storms as Dunsmore Canyon that runs up the center of the park is, to put it mildly, geologically active and has the potential to get very slippery, very quick. Here’s a sampling […]

Conservancy hosts crush

By Brandon HENSLEY They are not long, the days of wine and roses. And so, as the summer days dwindle, residents gathered at Deukmejian Wilderness Park Sunday evening to enjoy what the park’s vineyard had to offer in the form of grape picking and wine making. The Stonebarn Vineyard Conservancy, a group whose roots are […]

Deukmejian Park reveals its true roots

By Charly SHELTON Last August, when fires ripped through Crescenta Valley the first thought on many minds was of the terrible destruction and the hope that no homes would be affected. But the second thought was, “I wonder what it will look like now.” With all of the plant life burned away, the treasure of […]

Barn work put out to bid

By Charles COOPER The city of Glendale is expected to start work this spring on phase four of the restoration of the stone barn at Deukmejian Park to serve as a meeting hall and museum for the wilderness park in La Crescenta. The council Tuesday approved plans and specifications for the seismic strengthening of the […]