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February 2017

Lower LA River Revitalization Plan (LLARRP)- Working Group Meeting

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
Veteran’s Park, 6662 Loveland Street
Bell Gardens, CA 90201 United States
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Come see FoLAR's advocacy in action! The Lower LA River Revitalization Plan (LLARRP) is having its monthly Working Group meeting.  As a select-member of the Working Group, FoLAR works alongside several organizations to ensure the same ecological health, recreation and public access opportunities we're creating in the Glendale Narrows are extended to the Gateway Cities (Lower LA River) and their communities. These meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone who's interested to see what river-planning looks like…

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Call for Docents! FoLAR Docent Training @ LA River Center and Gardens

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, 570 W Ave 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065 United States
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What excites YOU about the Los Angeles River? Fascinated by its geography, ecology and history? Interested in advocacy, education or stewardship? Do you kayak, fish or paint scenes from nature? No matter your interests, you will find a fulfilling volunteer opportunity as a docent with FoLAR. We invite you to LA River Center and Gardens on February 4th, 2017 from 9am to 12pm. For our 2017 Docent Training Workshop. Here, FoLAR staff will train you in Community Engagement regarding All Things…

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LA River Rover @ The Sepulveda Basin

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Balboa Soccer Fields, One Block South of 6201 Balboa Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91316 United States
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Stop by and visit FoLAR as we "Roll Out" The Los Angeles River Rover in the Sepulveda Basin. As you enter our 38’ Mobile Visitor and Education Center you will embark on an All-Ages tour of the River’s past, present and future. Guests learn about the Los Angeles River watershed at our interactive watershed table, touch beaver and coyote pelts, listen to the song of the Least Bell’s Vireo, and design the River as they want to see in the future. We…

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RAFT Volunteer Discussion: Northeast LA Team

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

FoLAR is hosting the next RAFT meeting at our offices in the LA River Center and Gardens! Join fellow members of the River Assessment Fieldwork Team (RAFT) community for a conversation about your experience so far in the program. Now that we’ve concluded our experimental pilot phase, we’d love to hear your input about what you’d like to see in our official Phase I! What are your thoughts on the scope of the project and the types of data collected,…

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4th Annual Blumenfield Bike Ride

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am PDT
Bob Blumenfield District Office, 19040 Vanowen St
Reseda, CA 91335 United States
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Join LA City Council Member Bob Blumenfield's on his 4th Annual Bike with Bob. The ride has been moved to Sunday February 26th. This is a longer family ride that will cover 10 miles around his district (Including the Los Angeles River) and we need a good team to keep the group ride safe.

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March 2017

Weigh in on the Proposed Bowtie Lofts Development

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Glassel Senior Center, 3750 Verdugo Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90065
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Please attend the Workshop-Style Scoping Session to make your voice heard about the proposed Bowtie Lofts development. An EIR is required for the Proposed Project: “Bowtie Lofts”- 7 stories of market rate apartments (Studios, 1-2 Bedrooms); 11,000 square feet of commercial restaurants and offices; a rooftop farm; and an eight story 720-space parking garage. Click here to download the PDF of the Meeting Notice In addition to attending, please send letters by March 17, 2017 to Jon Chang, Planning Assistant…

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Lower LA River Revitalization Plan (LLARRP)- Working Group Meeting

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

Come see FoLAR's advocacy in action! The Lower LA River Revitalization Plan (LLARRP) is having its monthly Working Group meeting.  As a select-member of the Working Group, FoLAR works alongside several organizations to ensure the same ecological health, recreation and public access opportunities we're creating in the Glendale Narrows are extended to the Gateway Cities (Lower LA River) and their communities. These meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone who's interested to see what river-planning looks like…

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FoLAR @ Viva La Muxer

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm PDT
Plaza de La Raza, 3540 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States
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Viva La Muxer is an all women art and musical festival, a celebration of International Women's Day, and a benefit event for Las Fotos Project, a photography space for teenage girls. Stop by and visit the FoLAR table and learn about ALL THINGS RIVER. Viva La Muxer features an all women line-up of visual artists, musicians, and spoken word performers with resource booths, food vendors, art workshops, and more. Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm Plaza de La…

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LA River Rover at The Dominguez Gap Wetlands

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Dominguez Gap Wetlands North Entrance, Del Mar Avenue
Long Beach, 90807
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Join FoLAR’s Education Team at the Dominguez Gap Wetlands in Long Beach 11:00 AM   Dee Corhiran from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will lead a walk along this 2 ½ mile loop to explain how storm water runoff is used to recharge groundwater and to create a wetland habitat of native plantings and abundant bird life adjacent to the concrete River channel. 1:00 PM  FoLAR's William Preston Bowling will lead another walk highlighting our efforts on behalf…

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Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area Steering Committee

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

Join FoLAR as they CHAIR the 2017 Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area Steering Committee. This is a public meeting and we welcome your questions and comments regarding the basin. Check out the website for additional information and see below for the agenda Meeting Notice and Agenda will be posted one week before the meeting.

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