Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Los Angeles Arboretum's lake

Kelly Ani, Xochitl; Crystal Quintero, Wisdom Quarterly; John Rabe, Off-Ramp (scpr.org)
Los Angeles has a spectacular arboretum displaying incredible diversity (arboretum.org)
California recently had a severe drought; it's raining now. Our lakes were disappearing (iH).
John Rabe of Off-Ramp reports about Baldwin Lake
John Rabe and Lucky Baldwin's legacy wade in
Margaux Viera, a great, great, great granddaughter of E.J. “Lucky” Baldwin, takes the host of KPCC FM’s Off-Ramp [Southern California Public Radio] into Baldwin Lake, a natural pond next to an old Tongva tribe (the original inhabitants of Los Angeles) Native American village site, to show him the need for restoring it. Learn about the challenges and solutions to saving this natural water treasure. More

Plant questions? Ask an L.A. Arboretum expert
The Arboretum has many habitats.
The Arboretum has the knowledge and the experience to help anyone raise healthy plants. Botanical Information Consultant Frank McDonough answers questions from the public. More

Feb. 12: The Hahamonga Nursery with Nick Hummingbird (GFAS)
Nick on cover (pasadenaweekly.com)
Hahamonga Cooperative Nursery is an invaluable asset to Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, other Foothill communities, and Southern California, providing low-cost native plants for restoration, conservation, and park uses. Chumash Native American Nick Hummingbird is the Hahamongna Coop's nursery manager. He has worked on Channel Islands doing large-scale habitat restoration with the National Park Service and also received training from the Theodore Payne Foundation and Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont. More

Sunday morning volunteers at the Hahamongna Cooperative Nursery with Nick on right.

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