Supporting community-based wetland restoration initiatives
Grand Canal Lagoon
Grantee: Growing Solutions
(Note: this project was added to the Program off-cycle to facilitate the completion of a stalled project at the Grand Canal). The Grand Canal Lagoon project will be implemented through a grass-roots effort. Los Angeles Conservation Corps / SEA Lab kicks off the installation of native plants with 2 weekends of workshops on Oct 18-19 and Oct 25–26, training more than 150 volunteers on proper planting techniques and site preparation. Growing Solutions Restoration Institute takes over training and planting sessions on Nov 1-2 and Nov 8- 9. Multiple workshops result in the installation of over 1000 plants with by volunteers and students.