The River Runs Through It

Thursday, July 17th, 2014, 7:00pm
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Just Add Water: The Discussions

Discover the history of water in Los Angeles in a series of lectures at NHM. Learn about

the people and the struggles. Explore the L.A. River and see what the future holds for

the once neglected waterway. Discuss the possibilities of surviving a hotter Los Angeles

and how to create a harmony with our region’s natural resources. Complements the

exhibition Just Add Water (closing August 3).


General Information


$10 Nonmember/$8 Members

Purchase the entire series at a discounted rate: $40 Nonmember/$36 Members.

Doors open at 6:30 PM. Please use the North Entrance.


7 PM: Discussion, followed by Q&A

8 PM: Visit the Just Add Water exhibit and the Nature Gardens SERIES MODERATORR:

Jon Christensen, editor of Boom: A Journal of California and senior researcher at the

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA


Thursday, July 17: The River Runs Through It

We explore the L.A. River — the vibrant, diverse, concrete and green, watery centerpiece

of the new L.A. of the 21st century and its changing relationship to water.


For more information, a complete list of lecture panelists

and to purchase tickets, visit NHM.ORG or 213.763.DINO


Presented in conjunction with the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Boom: A Journal of California