When November 04 November 04, 2023 at 2:00pm 3 hrs
Where Rio de Los Angeles State Park Los Angeles, CA 90065, United States
Contact Charles Miller [email protected] 310.806.1635


We are going to be outdoors, among native plants, talking with NCSA board member Charles Miller and others about the role native plants play in maintaining biodiversity and stormwater capture, why this matters for our changing climate, and what we can do about it, both as a city and as individuals.

We will also announce the happy soon-to-be beneficiary of our demonstration project to convert a yard with a high-water-use lawn to one with drought-tolerant native plants and rain-capture features!

Speakers will include:

Kathryn Dressendorfer
Southern California Ocean Friendly Gardens Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation

Casey terHorst, PhD
Professor of Biology, California State University, Northridge

Phú Trầnchí
Director of Community Engagement and Experiential Learning at Oakwood School in North Hollywood

Steven Williams
Conservation Biologist, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains (RCDSMM)

Eric Wilson, PhD
Green Infrastructure Program Manager, TreePeople

Melanie Winter
Director, The River Project, Los Angeles

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Will you come?