Completed Projects

Rio de Los Angeles State Park – The site of Taylor Yard, a former Southern Pacific Railroad switching facility, this California State Park opened in 2009. Surrounded by industrial and residential areas, the park’s natural wetlands offer a serene spot for visitors who enjoy hiking trails surrounded by native plants and  returning wildlife.  The park also includes sports fields, a children’s playground, and a community building.

LA River Bike Path – Phase 1C – This 2.5 mile extension between Barclay Street and Fletcher Drive, which runs along the west bank of the river, was completed in November, 2010. It connects Los Feliz/Atwater through Frogtown and runs to the northern edge of downtown Los Angeles.

Oros Street, Street Greening Project - This project included construction of five curb side storm water gardens in the street parkway, and a large filtration gallery beneath Steelhead Park. North East Trees provided key leadership and an additional $586,651 to complete this project.

Ferraro Soccer Fields, Improvements – Recent improvements to the existing soccer fields have included reseeding, installation of new bleachers, a scoreboard, goal posts, new decomposed granite walkways for disabled access, a chain link fence around the perimeter, and expansion of the parking lot.

LA River Walk Path Signage For Emergency Response - This project involved the installation of trash-capturing devices in the Van Nuys and Canoga Park areas to intercept trash entering the Los Angeles River.

Upper Los Angeles River, Installation Of Trash Capturing Devices - This project involved the installation of trash-capturing devices in the Van Nuys and Canoga Park area to prevent trash from entering the Los Angeles River.

Catch Basin Insert And Coverings Program, Phase 1 - This project involved the installation of screens to reduce the amount of trash entering the LA River and Ballona Creek.

Confluence Park – This small park/plaza celebrates the confluence of the LA River and the Arroyo Seco, near where the original pueblo was founded. This park, developed by the Mountains and Rivers Conservation Authority, also features several interconnected parks, which form a unique pedestrian district. Construction completed in 2010.