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The LA River is NOT the Concrete Ditch You Think it Is

“Anytime you have geographic diversity in a span of a city, there’s a lot of literal room to dream up new fantastic things.” – Marissa Christiansen on Full Service Radio

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Marissa Christiansen, Executive Director of Friends of the LA River (FOLAR), wants you to forget what you think you know about the LA River. Hear about the troubled history and idyllic future of the LA River and learn about Marissa’s work with FOLAR. Founded in 1986, FOLAR is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to ensure a publicly accessible and ecologically sustainable Los Angeles River by inspiring River stewardship through community engagement, education, advocacy, and thought leadership.

Music & Editing by Nathaniel Weiner
Photo courtesy of FOLAR