Dave travels by helicopter to Santa Catalina Island. Off the coast of Los Angeles, Catalina is a world part that offers many things to many people. Hiking, Jeep Eco Adventures, surfing, boating, and diving just to name a few of the activities. The wild lands of the Island are stewarded by the Catalina Island Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping Catalina wild.
The Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Garden is a perfect starting point in your exploration of the Island. Standing just outside the city of Avalon, it hosts a wide assortment of exotic Cacti and succulents along with native island trees and shrubs.
In this episode, Dave learns about Celebrity Conservation with Clint Eastwood. Mr. Eastwood works hard to help protect natural resources, open space, and public parks through his own personal efforts and as a celebrity spokesperson for Take Pride in America.
Dave's favorites from this episode include: Symphorocarpus, Rhus and California Condors.