Journal archives for September 2018

September 26, 2018

Frogtown Without Frogs: The Changing Ecology of the Bowtie Parcel and the L.A. River.

This unassuming, seemingly abandoned site along the Los Angeles River pulls everything into focus. The future of the Bowtie Parcel, once one of Southern California’s most important railroad yards, is being discussed right now. "South of Fletcher: Stories from the Bowtie" aims to diversify the voices being heard by listening to the people who know the Bowtie — what it was, what it is, and who care about what it will become.

https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/frogtown-without-frogs-the-changing-ecology-of-the-bowtie-parcel-and-the-la-river

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September 13, 2018

A deer carcass, mountain lions and lawsuits: An ugly battle escalates over a picturesque trail in a celebrity enclave.

The trail for decades has been a shortcut used by hikers and equestrians traveling between the wealthy ranches of Hidden Valley and the miles of dirt paths that traverse the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-trail-fight-20180912-story.html

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September 25, 2018

Salon Series in the Garden: Urban Ecology.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.

Mia Lehrer, noted LA-based Urbanist of Studio-MLA, and Beth Pratt, California Regional Executive Director for the National Wildlife Federation, will share their unique knowledge, illuminating the ways in which ecological thinking can apply to civic infrastructure. This conversation will be moderated by Alissa Walker, Curbed LA Urbanism Editor.

http://www.ladowntownnews.com/calendar/salon-series-in-the-garden-urban-ecology/event_15eaf588-b2ee-11e8-8baa-5cb9017b9d1f.html

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Students explore nature in densely built Los Angeles.

Educators hope this elementary school will foster a commitment to science and conservation.

https://www.hcn.org/articles/letter-from-california-at-esperanza-elementary-school-urban-students-explore-nature-in-densely-built-los-angeles

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