The Los Angeles Landscape History Project is focused on the Los Angeles River Watershed, Ballona Creek Watershed, and associated coastal watershed in between, with a special focus on ecological and environmental history.
We are building a collaborative archive of reports, data, and studies to better understand the region.
Infrastructure for a Comprehensive Analysis (2020)
Funded by: John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Chapter 2 in Water Supply and Habitat Resiliency for a Future Los Angeles River: Site-Specific Natural Enhancement Opportunities Informed by River Flow and Watershed-Wide Action: Los Feliz to Taylor Yard (2016)
Funder: The Nature Conservancy
Funder: Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission
Historical Ecology and Landscape Change of the San Gabriel River and Floodplain (2007)
Los Angeles Coastal Prairie (1997)
Mattoni, R., and T. R. Longcore. 1997. The Los Angeles coastal prairie, a vanished community. Crossosoma 23(2):71–102.
Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.