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Learning Los Angeles: Andy Lipkis on Making our Cities More Like Forests, Part Two

Julia Wasson | Posted 05.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

Part Two: Interview with Andy Lipkis, founder of TreePeople, on urban forests and watersheds, and how individuals can make a difference for good.

Learning Los Angeles: Andy Lipkis on Making Our Cities More Like Forests

Julia Wasson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

Andy's drive to repair the smog-damaged woods of the local mountains became a 40-year passion for addressing pollution, drought, and global warming through systems that mimic natural forests.

Help Plant Trees in Your Neighborhood

Micki Krimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Micki Krimmel

TreePeople, a local nonprofit organization, is offering its bimonthly Citizen Forester training to LA County residents on Saturday, July 10.

There's a Hole in the Bucket, Dear Liza

Andy Lipkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Andy Lipkis

Every time it rains, the City leaks billions of gallons of rainwater, literally throwing it right out to sea. The solution to Los Angeles' droughts is rainwater harvesting.

True Angels in the City of Angels: The Top 5 Social Enterprises in LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

Despite the negative press, LA is a vibrant hub of ethnicities and ideas, a thriving metropolis that spurs continuous innovation for the common good.

Greening Hollywood: TreePeople's L.A. 2.0

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

"We're doing a full retrofit of Los Angeles. L.A. 2.0. We're creating a sustainable prototype by retrofitting Los Angeles with a functioning forest."