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LA River Reader – February 2017

Back for 2017: the Largest Urban River CleanUp in America We’re gearing up for the return of America’s largest urban river clean up – our very own Great Los Angeles River CleanUp: La Gran Limpieza!  2016 was another record-breaking year – bringing together 9,000 volunteers to remove 70 tons of trash.  Be a part of […]

FoLAR takes LA to River School in 2017

By Shelly Backlar, Vice President of Programs Each month the Los Angeles River Rover will be at a different location on or near the River. We invite visitors of all ages to stop by for family-friendly activities, nature walks and updates on regional and site-specific issues affecting the Los Angeles River. The first event will […]

A Day on the Los Angeles River with MOSTE Scholars

  The FoLAR education team hosted MOSTE student scholars at the Los Angeles River this past Saturday. Scholars discovered the River through standards-based, hands-on learning experiences including a biodiversity walk to survey native/non-native flora and fauna, drawing River Catz in the style of Leo Limon, and a trip through the Los Angeles River Rover to learn about the present […]

Will El Niño be able to flush fish invaders out of the L.A. River?

  By Louis Sahagun Originally published by Los Angeles Times December 1, 2015 Pushing seine nets ahead of them like vacuum cleaners, biologists and a dozen volunteers on Friday launched the first inventory of fish in the Los Angeles River to determine the effects of the coming El Niño-fueled rainy season. “Our goal is to survey this stretch […]

This Weekend at the Frog Spot | Saturday 7/18 & Sunday 7/19

American Sign Language Cabaret & REI Outdoor School REI Outdoor School is back and bringing outdoor fitness classes with it! Saturday loosen up and get in shape with Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast and Sunday get up to speed on bike care with Bike Maintenance Basics. After class on Sunday we’re proud to host ASL Cabaret as they […]

This Weekend at the Frog Spot | Saturday 7/11 & Sunday 7/12

Do you know your watershed? In drought-stricken California water-wisdom is essential! After you rock the river at our live show on Saturday come back Sunday – our education team will give you a personal introduction so you can get to know your watershed. Speaking of Saturday we’re serving up Los Angeles’s only live improv comedy rock band […]

Dive Into LA River Summer Sessions

When school’s out FoLAR is in. Summer is River season – time for sun in the sun and to get to know the LA River’s past, present, and future. Our Summer Sessions are a chance for you to come make a connection with the River that ties Los Angeles together. There are programs for everyone […]

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