News and Events – 17 July 2009
July 17, 2009 § 2 Comments
Some Recent News of Interest to us Creek Freaks:
Legal Planet: More on the nexus and navigability stuff, Legal Planet thinks that stretches of the river cannot be deemed non-navigable simply because the Corps refuses to let people boat on it.
Los Angeles Eco-Village: L.A. Creek Freak’s neighbor had a good time at Cornerstone Theater Company’s Touch the Water – A River Play and blogged about it here.
Long Beach Post: How to keep trash out of the Los Angeles River
Los Angeles State Historic Park: Nearly twitterly details of the saga of a killdeer couple and their nest, and eggs turning into baby killdeerlings, here1, here2, here3, here4, here5 and pretty much missing from here6. My favorite part was the cool artwork they ran by Charley Harper.
Men’s Journal: More coverage on George Wolfe‘s kantakerous kayak.
Pasadena Now: Maybe for L.A. Creek Freak’s one-year birthday, someone could give a couple of copies of the city of Pasadena’s new map of the Arroyo Seco.
Santa Monica Baykeeper: Students, teachers and volunteers are stewarding Stone Canyon Creek, which runs along UCLA Lab School.
Spouting Off: The Santa Monica Bay Watershed is one block healthier with the opening of the city of Santa Monica’s new green street: Bicknell Avenue between Barnard and Nielson.
Events, too: [updated 7/17 1pm]
On Friday July 24th, the Audubon Center at Debs Park will host a river film night. It includes two shorts about the Arroyo Seco, Stream Spirit Rising (Featuring the Arroyo Seco’s North Branch Creek tributary and L.A. Creek Freak’s very own Jessica Hall) and A River’s Journey to Rebirth (about the reintroduction of Arroyo Chub in the Arroyo Seco,) followed by FLOW.
The city of Los Angeles is hosting a couple of meetings to update the public on river plans and projects: Tuesday July 28th at 1pm and 5:30pm at the Los Angeles River Center.