Fishing Line Recycling Program Will Save L.A. River's Majestic Birds

The problem begins when birds smell the remnants of fish on the discarded line and hunt for them in the regular trash bins where fishermen dispose of their lines.

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Actor Picks Up Camera for L.A. River Documentary

Actor Picks Up Camera for L.A. River Documentary

Raphael Sbarge, actor and founder of an environmental non-profit wrote, produced, and directed the short documentary to help build awareness of the waterway's complicated history a ...
Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

A collaborative of federal and state agencies, non-profits, and private firms have come together to solve the Los Angeles Rivers' native plant supply problem.
L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

The recommended plan offers two options -- it would have the city cost-sharing the project at 88% or 73%, possibly leaving the city to shoulder more than $1.18-billion of the cost. ...
$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

The $1.3 billion river habitat restoration plan was unanimously approved this morning by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C.
Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Two years after opening, a report shows that the lagoon has highly improved water quality and oxygen flow, and increased wildlife.
Communities Fight to Prevent 'Bomb Trains' from Passing by the L.A. River

Communities Fight to Prevent 'Bomb Trains' from Passing by the L.A. River

Trains carrying crude oil have become known as "bomb trains" due to their destructive track record, and SoCal environmentalists are trying to prevent a tragedy from happening in Lo ...
Addressing Gentrification Concerns in Elysian Valley

Addressing Gentrification Concerns in Elysian Valley

The neighborhood's desire to maintain the status quo may inadvertently result in limiting the housing supply, which would then drive prices up even more.
Rim of the Valley Corridor Could Include L.A. River

Rim of the Valley Corridor Could Include L.A. River

Studies have shown that increasing access to green areas adds to the overall health of a city.
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