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Sepulveda Basin, Los Angeles River

Non-native plant removal and education with high school students

Grantee: The River Project
Award: $30000
Total Cost: $133000

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The project entailed removal of invasive, non-native plants and trees along the Los Angeles River in the westerly portion of the Sepulveda Basin. An educational component involved Birmingham High School students in surveying, mapping, monitoring, reestablishment of native species, community outreach and development of an interpretive sign, visible to 10,000 future bus-way travelers crossing the site daily. The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Los Angeles Conservation Corpsm assisted with chainsaw work and removal of large trees.

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The River Project
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