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The Los Angeles River is nearly 50 miles long weaving through the entire city winding its way to the ocean. Unfortunately many residents of Los Angeles don't even realize the city has a river let alone that it plays a vital role in the urban communities it passes through. Thanks to partnerships between the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and Friends of the Los Angeles River, the river is bringing new opportunities to a new generation of young adults, recreation opportunities to the citizens and a new era of revitalization and wildlife conservation. For more information on our Urban Wildlife Conservation Program, visit www.fws.gov/urban. Produced by Tandem Stills + Motion, Inc. in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Los Angeles Conserva...
Explore the people and places of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) in Los Angeles. Narrated by Tim Whalen, director of the GCI. Visit the Getty Conservation Institute: http://www.getty.edu/conservation Learn more about the Getty: http://www.getty.edu/about/whoweare Other places on the web: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegetty Twitter: https://twitter.com/thegetty Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/thegetty Tumblr: http://thegetty.tumblr.com/ Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/the-getty Blog: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/
The primary mission of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps is to provide at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success through job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community. In 25 years, corpsmembers have planted more than 32,000 trees, removed 12 million square feet of graffiti, cleaned 5,000 blighted alleys, built 25 playgrounds for children, rescued 14,000 marine animals at the Corps' SEA Lab, restored 900 acres of natural habitat, taught 19,000 schoolchildren about recycling, and recycled more than 10,000 TONS of bottles and cans from schools and communities.
Aug. 17 -- Water managers in Los Angeles are managing drought pressure on city water supplies by covering their major reservoir with 96 million little plastic balls. Xavierc President and Founder Sydney Chase speaks on "Market Makers." -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.
The primary mission of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps is to provide at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success through job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community.
http://www.conservation.org Kung Fu Panda star Jack Black speaks for real-life pandas in this video from the Kung Fu Panda DVD. As part of the launch for the Kung Fu Panda DVD in Los Angeles, DreamWorks Animation and Conservation International announced a new partnership. DreamWorks will donate $1 million to Conservation International and its partners to jump start a new plan to save wild pandas in China. Pandas are one of the worlds most beloved and recognizable species but they are endangered, with wild panda numbers at a shocking 1,600. Learn more and find how you can help at: http://www.conservation.org/pandas
In spite of being one of the most unique works of art, the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia are on The Cultural Landscape Foundation's Landslide list of threatened and at-risk landscapes and landscape features. Built by the Italian immigrant Simon Rodia between 1921 to 1955, the Watts Towers site in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles features three main towers and seven other sculptures that he constructed using salvaged steel, wire mesh, cement and a range of found and donated objects such as broken glass, seashells, generic pottery and tile, and many pieces of twentieth century American ceramics. In this video we meet up with Dr. Frank Preusser, Senior Conservation Scientist at the Conservation Center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), who provides us with an introduction to ...
The closing roundtable discussion at "Abstract Expressionism: Time, Intention, Conservation, and Meaning" symposium—featuring David Anfam, Susan Lake, Tom Learner, and Carol Stringari—at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, presented by the Clyfford Still Museum Research Center and The Getty Conservation Institute, on November 12, 2015. More information at clyffordstillmuseum.org/gettysymposium
This case study was presented as part of a planner's roundtable, by Dr. Rosi Dagit . This roundtable was a part of the UC Cooperative Extension webinar on "Planner's Guidelines for Oak Woodlands" in the spring of 2012.
Evaluations and consultations at your home or business no charge, pick up and delivery no charge. See short video tour of lab: http://www.FineArtConservationLab.com Click on SHOW MORE for additional info For testimonials on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL41D80C1C65FF2CE7 For testimonials on website: http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/testimonials/ For media appearances: http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/media-room/ Contact info: Scott M. Haskins, Virginia Panizzon, Oriana Montemurro 805 564 3438 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Corps Network Project of the Year Award celebrates Corps that have undertaken particularly innovative or impactful work. Los Angeles Conservation Corps won a 2018 Project of the Year Award for construction of the Wiseburn Walking Path. The path was designed to confront larger societal concerns around the lack of public outdoor exercise and fitness options within Los Angeles County. Corpsmembers transformed an essentially unused slope from an illegal dumping ground into a valuable community resource.
Dean Sobel's (Clyfford Still Museum) remarks at "Abstract Expressionism: Time, Intention, Conservation, and Meaning" symposium at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, presented by the Clyfford Still Museum Research Center and The Getty Conservation Institute, on November 12, 2015. More information at clyffordstillmuseum.org/gettysymposium
The California drought has caused many residents to rethink their water use. To help conserve water, some Los Angeles County residents are taking advantage of a rebate program that allows them to convert their lawns to a landscape that requires little to no watering, virtually for free—and lower their water bills too. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoT...
A group that helps young residents of the inner city develop job skills is sharing the holiday spirit with the young people who are turning their lives around. Mike O'Sullivan has more from Los Angeles. Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/youth-conservation-group-enjoys-holiday-cheer/4176692.html