Wayne Griffin

President and CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce

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Wayne Griffin on KCRW

Outdoor recreation has been an $85 billion industry in California — but this year is different. From Mexico to the Oregon border, the drought is taking a toll.

How is the Drought Affecting Tourism in California?

Outdoor recreation has been an $85 billion industry in California — but this year is different. From Mexico to the Oregon border, the drought is taking a toll.

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While the Griffith Park fire is barely out and the  Catalina fire is still burning , there’s already debate about the best means for restoration.

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While the Griffith Park fire is barely out and the Catalina fire is still burning , there’s already debate about the best means for restoration.

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