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Participate in upcoming biodiversity events, become a stakeholder, and learn about simple steps you can take to protect local biodiversity.

BECOME A STAKEHOLDER


Biodiversity Stakeholders are local biodiversity stewards that engage with the City’s Biodiversity Program. Stakeholders are notified of publications, job openings, events, and more. If you are interested in becoming a Biodiversity Stakeholder, please sign up to join our mailing list.

BECOME A COMMUNITY SCIENTIST


Help crowdsource biodiversity data in support of wildlife habitats in urban environments.

Get started in 3 easy steps!

  1. Download the iNaturalist mobile app.
  2. Get outside! Explore, observe and photograph the wildlife around you.
  3. Upload your observations to the iNaturalist app
A mother and daughter using the iNaturalist app at the 2022 Earth Day Bioblitz event (Photo: Michelle Barton)

CREATING A WILDLIFE-FRIENDLY GARDEN


Learn more about how to create a wildlife-friendly garden and learn more about how you can certify your home, office, school, or community garden as wildlife habitat here.

This beautifully landscaped yard has been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as Wildlife Habitat (Photo: Michelle Barton)


BIODIVERSITY & HEALTHY SOILS - WHAT CAN YOU DO?


LASAN has created a number of flyers and infographics:

  1. What Can You Do to Protect Biodiversity?

    1. Check out this flyer to learn about how you can create and maintain wildlife habitat, engage with biodiversity, and bring nature and nature-based solutions to your neighborhood.
       
  2. Major Takeaways from the Baseline Measurement of the LA City Biodiversity Index

    1. Check out this infographic to learn about the LA City Biodiversity Index and review highlights from the first measurement of the index.
       
  3. Healthy Soils & Biodiversity

    1. Check out this simple flyer to learn about simple things you can do to build healthy soils and protect biodiversity.

For more information, check out all of the publications available in the downloads section in the bottom right-hand corner of the biodiversity page.

Views of Los Angeles from Runyon Canyon Park (Photo: Michelle Barton)