History and Historic Sites of the Valley * Then and Now Photos * Lost Crescenta * Rockhaven * Membership
Martine Collette, a successful Hollywood costume designer began rescuing abandoned exotic animals in the 1960's. In 1976 she purchased 160 acres in the San Gabriel Mountains, and founded the Wildlife Waystation. Since that time the Wildlife Waystation has rescued, rehabilitated, and given sanctuary to over 76,000 wild and exotica animals. Its founder, Martine Collette will relate the story of this amazing facility.