Farmlab Public Salon
Friday, June 1 @ Noon
Down By The Los Angeles River
Or: How to Lose Thousands of Pounds of Concrete and Keep It Off!
Joe Linton will speak on the past, present and future of the Los Angeles River. Through Los Angeles was founded on our River, by the 1980's, the once scenic natural waterway had become neglected, degraded and largely forgotten. Communities and activists have struggled to begin to bring the river back to life. New parks, bikeways, public art and more have opened along the River, and the best is yet to come! Come and learn about the mighty Los Angeles and what you can do to restore its health.
About Joe Linton
Joe Linton is an activist and artist with experience in many urban environmental causes. He currently serves as the
Director of River Projects at The City Project, and is a former Outreach Director for Friends of the LA River, and environmental deputy for Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed Reyes. Linton co-founded the LA County Bicycle Coalition. He wrote and illustrated the book, "Down by the Los Angeles River" (Wilderness Press 2005).
Farmlab / Under Spring, 1745 N. Spring Street #4, LA, CA 90012
Across the street from the site of the Not A Cornfield project, in a warehouse colocated at Baker Street and N. Spring Street
Salons are always free-of-charge, all ages welcome.
Refreshments will be served.