Statewide Campaign Launched to “Save Our Water and Our Trees” in Drought
TreePeople and other NGOs in partnership with SaveOurWater.org raise awareness to save urban canopy
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – A consortium of urban forest and other concerned urban groups across California are releasing a simple yet urgent message: Save Our Water and Our Trees. The campaign raises awareness for the potentially millions of urban trees at risk in our state, and focuses on the importance of keeping them alive in the drought.… Read more >>
Looking to plan the perfect date or a girls’ night out? You’re in luck! This weekend kicks off our summer series, Once Upon a Canyon Night, in our outdoor S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre.
Join us under the stars Friday night for a special ladies poetry jam. Pack a picnic dinner or a bottle of wine to be enjoyed with good company in our beautiful park with live music provided by DJ Brutha Gimel.
The night offers a variety of accomplished and diverse female poets—all Angelenos—as they share their original work on life, relationships, womanhood and more.… Read more >>
This is—well, was—Elvis Presleaf, one of the oldest trees here in our park. After 80 years of life, Mr. Presleaf was just one of dozens of trees in our park which have succumb to the debilitating drought.
Elvis played an important role in our Eco-tours. Over the past 20 years, he shaded nearly 200,000 visiting students at the Dirt Doctor Station, where kids learn the importance of soil.
It’s easy to forget how severely trees are affected by drought. After all, LA yards look pretty green.… Read more >>
If you’re unfamiliar, TreeMapLA is an app you can download that’s a public inventory and education tool allowing users to interact with their environment in a new way. Users “map” a tree by entering its location, species, and size to create an interactive map of our urban forest and its value—including environmental and economic benefits. The app also gives people the ability to map a variety of watershed solutions, including rain barrels and cisterns.
When it launched, TreeMapLA relied on Angelenos’ involvement, but now there have been huge inventories uploaded from Culver City, Pico Rivera, Duarte and LA City Rec and Parks thanks to a new feature developers created to add mass data inventories.… Read more >>
Es importante inspector las ramas de su árbol, porque con solo mirarlos, no se puede saber si una rama está vivo o muerto. Siempre se pueden quitar ramas muertas, pero quitando una rama sana puede tener un efecto adverso.
¿Sabes cómo identificar cuales ramas necesitan poda? Mira este video para aprender!