Los Angeles River Revitalization: A City Rediscovers its Flow

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The LA River, an over-engineered concrete “water-freeway,” is undergoing a long-term greening and revitalization. The Council for Watershed Health held a recent symposium on the restoration and development challenges of the regional rediscovery of a long-maligned watershed. The planning for a 32-mile greenbelt, developed through numerous projects, promises to improve the health of the ecosystem and the value of the river as a regional public amenity, while managing flows and protecting properties. Read more at wilderutopia.com