Conservancy Plan Envisions Green Watersheds in LA

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In a city of seven million people, it would take the collaborative efforts of individuals, local, state and federal officials, but open space advocates say it's never too soon to start designing for a greener Los Angeles. Now, a joint plan by the Rivers and Mountains Conservancies offers a plan for restoring the balance between our urban development and natural resources, beginning with the San Gabriel and Los Angeles Rivers. We take a look at this new vision for the "greening" of LA with Joe Edminston, who co-authored the report, and Stephany Pincetl, coordinator of USC's Sustainable Cities Program.
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Los Angeles Times

Common Grounds: From the Mountains to the Sea

San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

USC's Sustainable Cities Program

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services



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