‘After the lawn’ launches at KCET

Southern California is undergoing a landscape revolution. KCET has launched a new series aimed at helping a water-strapped region save its trees while reducing its lawns.

Proposition 1 analyzed for voters

A Pacific Institute report shows Proposition 1, California's 2014 water bond, weak on conservation

Fourth year in the garden

The third in a series of photo essays on the progress and setbacks faced in taking over the remnant of an old California orchard.

Starve the lawn, not the tree

Well-intentioned reductions in lawn irrigation to conserve water can have catastrophic consequences for LA's urban canopy. The Urban Forestry Council and Barbara Eisenstein have the 411 for progressive tree care.

Joke shaming water wasters works

The EPA veto of Colorado's massive Two Forks Dam ended the era of big infrastructure and forced Denver to take the lead in urban water conservation.
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