Participate in Los Angeles County’s climate adaptation workshops – Multiple July dates available!

The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning (Department) will be hosting multiple online workshops in July to find out how your community can adapt to climate change hazards. Climate change may require us to adjust to new conditions like extreme heat days, wildfires, or increasing chances of flooding. Your input will help the Department develop climate adaptation and resilience strategies for the General … Read More

EARTH DAY – The Regenerative Powers of Plants

Devastating disasters like wildfires not only affect the community of people who live there but also the fauna and flora that makes the area so unique. The regenerative powers of plants are seen after a wildfire in forms of blooming wildflowers and sprouting green shoots from the base of burnt trees. The different ways plants can regenerate and recover ensures … Read More

Join us for the Safety Element Update Webinar – 3/24

Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning is kicking off the update to the Safety Element by hosting an introductory webinar on March 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pre-register today to attend this Zoom webinar! The webinar will provide a background on the Safety Element and requirements from the State. Attendees can learn more about the project and provide … Read More

Climate Action Plan Update

Thank you for your involvement and comments on the Los Angeles County Climate Action Plan (CAP) – Public Draft released in March 2020.  Alas it has been almost a year since our last meeting and we have been rather quiet on the project, but rest assured that the project remains active.  During this time, we reviewed the thoughtful feedback submitted, … Read More

Parkway Trees Program

Los Angeles County strives to create a thriving sustainable urban forest that safely enhances the health and well-being of its communities. Parkway trees are an essential element of healthy, livable neighborhoods and are a significant part of the County’s urban forest.  Los Angeles County Public Works has a Parkway Trees Program to plant trees in your parkway for free! A … Read More

Climate Adaptation Focus Groups for Antelope Valley

If you are a senior or electricity dependent resident living in the following communities and have experienced or started to prepare for future wildfires, please join our focus group! Three Points – Liebre Mountain Elizabeth Lake Lake Hughes Leona Valley Green Valley Los Angeles County Dept. of Regional Planning (DRP) is holding focus groups to learn how seniors and electricity … Read More

Climate Adaptation Focus Groups for Santa Monica Mountains

If you are a senior or electricity dependent resident living in the Santa Monica Mountains and have experienced or started to prepare for future wildfires, please join our focus group! Los Angeles County Dept. of Regional Planning (DRP) is holding focus groups to learn how seniors and electricity dependent residents (for medical or disability reasons) are adapting to climate induced … Read More

LA County CAP Comment Period

We have extended the comment period on the Los Angeles County Climate Action Plan discussion draft. Please email your to comments to climate@planning.lacounty.gov by April 30, 2020 for them to be considered in the next draft!

Los Angeles County CAP – Public review draft out now!

The Los Angeles County Climate Action Plan (LA County CAP) is out now for public review! The public comment period has been extended to April 30th. Please send your comments to climate@planning.lacounty.gov. Click here to view the draft LA County CAP.