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October 8, 2020

As we approach our Rain or Shine: Soaking Up Success Symposium Series Panel 2 on October 15, 2020, we want to highlight our current green infrastructure projects and the multi-benefits they will bring for communities. We are excited to share how our involvement in gree...

Since the start of the season, our team has sampled the LA River Watershed’s “Safe to Swim” sites 12 times, posted seven #SummerScienceFriday’s to inform Angelenos about the health of our watershed, and have provided a number of resources for educators to use for out-o...

On this week’s #SummerScienceFriday, we continue our Green Infrastructure Series by discussing the multi-benefits of green infrastructure. Not only can it provide water and energy benefits, but habitat, health, educational, and social benefits too!

Enhanced Habitat

Since...

Last week, we talked about what we can do to be effective watershed stewards. On this week’s #SummerScienceFriday, we add one more way we can be better watershed stewards - with green infrastructure!

What is Green Infrastructure?

Green infrastructure is a cost-effective,...

LARWMP Program Updates

This week, we started our 2020 LARWMP monitoring at swim sites in the Upper Los Angeles Watershed! Due to COVID staff changes and changes in protocol, bathrooms at the Chantry Flats trailhead were closed and trash bins emptied less frequently. Our...

Los Angeles is located in the California Floristic Province, a region known to be a biodiversity hotspot, due to its Mediterranean climate. LA's biodiversity is facing a huge threat from habitat loss and climate change. So, how can we live sustainably and preserve our...

Here in the Los Angeles River Watershed, we have trails that lead to beautiful pools of water, the LA River to kayak in, lakes for fishing, and open spaces to explore. We encourage everyone to get outside and recreate, but it’s important to be aware that almost everyth...

June 12, 2020

Last summer, we introduced you to a pocket guide full of fun and science-y facts to share with family, friends, and people you interact with in the watershed. In this #SummerScienceFriday, we add more fun facts to your guide! By getting to know your watershed and shar...

May 29, 2020

Inspired by the need to educate and engage Angelenos about their watersheds, our #SummerScienceFriday blog series coincides with the duration of our monitoring season. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, sections of the LA River open for the recreational season....

March 6, 2020

In the greater Los Angeles area, climate change will continue to increase the frequency and intensity of both drought and severe storms and increase average regional temperatures. Traditional urban infrastructure further exacerbates these climate change impacts, puttin...

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