nature

Pics of nature around the neighborhood
Laura Duncan, August 05, 2020

For many families in Los Angeles, taking a socially-distanced stroll around the neighborhood has been a major activity over the past few months, a type of recreation that feels essential for our mental and physical health.


2 wild parrots
Tina Lerno, February 20, 2020

If you live anywhere near Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, you have heard them. If you live in Eagle Rock or the Silverlake/Echo Park regions, you will recognize the sound. Twice a day, dawn and dusk, no days off for weekends or holidays. Parrots!


a boy and a bear in a painted wood
Caitlin Quinn, November 16, 2019

Los Angeles is saturated with sunshine something close to 300 days a year with an equally impressive number of hiking trails from Malibu Creek State Park to Burbank’s Wildwood Canyon.


Tree-lined street with Jacarandas
Kelly Wallace, April 29, 2019

Jacaranda season is almost here, that magical time of year when the spectacular purple blossoms come into sight and chase away May Gray and June Gloom.


postcard image of Elysian park
Tina Lerno, April 26, 2019

Friday is National Arbor Day: a day to celebrate trees. When we look around Los Angeles today with its beautiful tree-filled parks and palm-lined streets, it's hard to imagine it being any different.


Photo of a drawing by Edward Vischer of El Aliso at the Vignes winery
Kelly Wallace, April 27, 2018

“Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can make a tree.”

—Trees by Joyce Kilmer


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