June 20, 2022

LA needs 90,000 Trees to Battle Extreme Heat. Will Residents Step Up to Plant Them?- Highlighting North East Trees and TreePeople


In 2019, Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an ambitious plan to plant 90,000 trees in Los Angeles by 2021 as part of L.A.’s Green New Deal.

To accomplish this, he appointed the city’s first forest officer, Rachel Malarich, to head the Urban Forestry Division. The city also authorized a network of non-profits and “community ambassadors” to aid and encourage residents in planting much-needed trees.

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