THIRTEEN WAYS OF SEEING NATURE IN L.A.
WE NEED TO REWRITE THE STORIES WE TELL ABOUT NATURE,
AND LOS ANGELES IS THE BEST PLACE TO DO IT.
The First Six Ways and a Trip to the River
DISCUSSED: Nathanael West, Mike Davis, Raymond Chandler, Temescal Canyon, Dolphins, Hawks, Ducks, Mango Body Whips, Coyotes as Urban Terrorists, Seismic Retrofitting, Feral Peacocks, Aaron Spelling, The Concrete Straitjacket
Another Seven Ways and an Arrival At the Confluence
DISCUSSED: Urban Demographics, Consumerist Valhallas, Nature Writing, The American Eden, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Muggings, Suntan Lotion, Hydrology, The L.A. River Greenway, Clean Air Legislation, Nature’s Revenge