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We are a non-profit organization founded in 1986 to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship.Since then we’ve expanded to become the Los Angeles River’s foremost advocate and have developed groundbreaking education and community programs.Every day Friends of the Los Angeles River works to create a swimmable, fishable, boatable, bikeable Los Angeles River.The River is yours to enjoy!

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$1.3 Billion LA River Restoration Plan Approved

In a tremendous victory for the Los Angeles River the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board unanimously approved Alternative 20 – a $1.3 billion plan to shatter the concrete and restore habit along 11 miles of the Los Angeles River. “This is a great victory.” Lewis MacAdams FoLAR President Lewis MacAdams traveled to Washington DC and joined Mayor […]