Part Two: Interview with Andy Lipkis, founder of TreePeople, on urban forests and watersheds, and how individuals can make a difference for good.
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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.
TreePeople, a local nonprofit organization, is offering its bimonthly Citizen Forester training to LA County residents on Saturday, July 10.
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.
Despite the negative press, LA is a vibrant hub of ethnicities and ideas, a thriving metropolis that spurs continuous innovation for the common good.
"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."
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