Rosi Dagit

Rosi Dagit, a Senior Conservation Biologist and Certified Arborist, has been working for the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains since she moved to Topanga in 1987. She has initiated and coordinated numerous research, restoration, and monitoring projects throughout the Santa Monica Mountains. She published numerous technical papers as well as a children’s book, Grandmother Oak.

She serves as a member of the Los Angeles County Environmental Review Board and leader of the Topanga Stream Team. Rosi is married to Chris Denny, a physician who specializes in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at UCLA. Their son Sean, a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in Astrophysics, is currently applying to medical school.

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Filmed June 5, 2013 at Topanga Library

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Rosi Dagit (center) and two others at Malibu Creek

Rosi (center) & two others at Malibu Creek, 2009.

Rosi & son Sean at Topanga State Park

Rosi & son Sean at Topanga State Park, 1995.


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