LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Councilwoman Nithya Raman, the Department of Recreation and Parks and the nonprofit Friends of Griffith Park will celebrate Earth Day belatedly today with a morning of planting, hiking and more at Griffith Park.
The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with Raman making remarks and volunteers planting 100 ferns along the Fern Dell stream bed. The Department of Recreation and Park's ecologist Courtney McCammon will lead a guided nature hike at 9:30 a.m.
Raman's office will also host an open-air Eco Village fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and it will feature the nonprofit LA Compost, the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance, the nonprofit Habits of Waste, LA Sanitation and Environment/RecycLA, South Coast Air Quality Management District, the L.A.-based women-led collective Narrated Objects, the nonprofit school of field environmental philosophy Biocitizen, and the community garden At the Birdhouse.
People can join the event at 2333 Fern Dell Drive. Parking is available at the Section 9 lot, on the south west side of Fern Dell Drive.