The LA River Is Open

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A stretch of the Los Angeles River opened over the weekend for nature walks and kayak excursions. It’s pretty amazing that people are thinking of the river as a place for recreation again. These days, it’s mostly a concrete-lined, graffiti-covered storm drain to the sea. Activists and officials are trying to change that. We go fly-fishing on the river and discuss its current state.

Credits

Guest:
Jenny Price - writer, artist and historian

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott