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Increased Price Tag Puts $1 Billion L.A. River Restoration Plan in Question

If the cost of acquiring the Piggyback Yard proves too much, the city may lose out on 113 acres of L.A. River-adjacent riparian habitat restoration.

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New Report Fuels Fears for Decreased Water Protection in the L.A. River Watershed

New Report Fuels Fears for Decreased Water Protection in the L.A. River Watershed

The report could result in stretches of the L.A. River receiving less regulatory oversight and become vulnerable to relaxed regulations for water pollution.
Security Issues Hamper Public Opening of Ed P. Reyes River Greenway

Security Issues Hamper Public Opening of Ed P. Reyes River Greenway

Ed P. Reyes River Greenway was completed last October, yet still remains closed off to the public.
Community Called Upon to Help Design L.A. River Veteran Tribute Park in Van Nuys

Community Called Upon to Help Design L.A. River Veteran Tribute Park in Van Nuys

The contrast between the natural river and man-made flood protection structure is a precious educational opportunity the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and DakeLuna Consulants is h ...
Stormwater Capture that Doubles as Green Space Opens in Panorama City

Stormwater Capture that Doubles as Green Space Opens in Panorama City

What used to be a daunting concrete median is now a winding, five-foot wide walking path on the Woodman Avenue median, calmed by the addition of 27,000 square-feet of native and dr ...
Great Wall of Los Angeles Finally Gets Its Bridge

Great Wall of Los Angeles Finally Gets Its Bridge

The new bridge will include an interpretive center designed to highlight the half-mile long mural.
Understanding How Our Water Works

Understanding How Our Water Works

Here are three online resources to help you understand mankind's relationship with water.
Victorian Los Angeles by the Arroyo Seco

Victorian Los Angeles by the Arroyo Seco

Glimpses of the city's past can be found along the Arroyo Seco just before it merges with the Los Angeles River.
Proposed L.A. River Improvement District Gets 90 Days More For 'Tweaks'

Proposed L.A. River Improvement District Gets 90 Days More For 'Tweaks'

The new district is meant to contribute to the health of the city's watersheds, open up connections from river-adjacent property to river parks and greenways, support native habita ...
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