8.28.18 – Upswell Podcast / Episode 2 / Michele Hodges and Wendy Butts (at 17:45)  LISTEN HERE

2.4.18 – LA Conservation Corps CEO Wendy Butts on KPFK’s Experience Talks

8.5.17 – LA Conservation Corps CEO Wendy Butts on Open Line

9.30.17 – Open Line Highlights the Corps’ New Technologies Program

Press Releases



8.15.18 – The SEA Lab Celebrates 20 Years – part 1 (video)

8.15.18 – The SEA Lab Celebrates 20 Years – part 2 (video)

8.14.18 – Sea Lab in Redondo Beach celebrate two decades of helping marine animals

8.12.18 – “SEA”-lebration staged to allow Sea Lab’s supporters to celebrate two decades of helping marine animals

5.7.18 – The EPA Awards the LA Conservation Corps with Environmental Job Training Grant

5.2.18 – Teens Clear Homeless Encampments (Palisades News)

2.13.18 – Meet Wendy Butts of the LA Conservation Corps (Voyage LA)

1.30.18  Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Awards New Graffiti Clean-up and Deterrent Project to the LA Conservation Corps


12.14.17 – The LA Conservation Corps’ Wiseburn Walking Path Project Wins The Corps Network’s 2018 Project of the Year Award

11.27.17 – Bring Home a Taste of Pawnee From This ‘Parks and Recreation’ Prop Auction (Food & Wine)

10.29.17 – Opinion: A successful organization needs to evolve (Los Angeles Daily News)

10.24.17 – Citi Foundation’s Youth Workforce Fund to Increase Access to Jobs, Including Apprenticeships and Internships, Among Youth (Citigroup)

9.8.17 – SoCalGas’ Advanced Meter Project Donates Over 7,600 Tools and Supplies to Workforce Development Organizations

8.24.17 – Community Groups, Scientists Work to Stem Tree Loss (VOA News)

7.14.17 – LA Conservation Corps Tree Planting with 100.3 The Sound (video)

7.13.17 – LA Conservation Corps to participate in KCETLink’s Inaugural Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival (KCET)

7.11.17 – LA This Week Highlights the LA Conservation Corps’ Annual Spring Luncheon (video)

5.24.17 – Tree Nonprofits at Work

4.1.17 – Earth Interiors – Southbay Magazine, April 2017 Issue


12.22.16 – LA Conservation Corps Launches “Corpsmember for the Day” Social Media Campaign

11.29.16 – Corpsmember Thanksgiving at the LA Conservation Corps (video)

11.24.16 – Ayudan A Otros (Help Others) (video)

11.15.16 – Getting Hands On At The Sea Lab in Redondo Beach (Easy Reader News)

10.18.16 – LA This Week: LA City Attorney’s Homeless Citation Clinic (video)

10.18.16 – LA This Week: LAPD and LA Conservation Corps Youth Talk About Police Mistrust (video)

10.18.16 – Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 – Corps Engaging a More Diverse Generation in Conservation/Community Leadership

10.15.16 – How LA is replenishing Elysian Park’s tree canopy (KPCC)

10.11.16 – The Power Of Partnerships: How Community Organizations Collaborate To Create Change (Huffington Post)

9.27.16 L.A. Conservation Corps plans hope for L.A.’s youth: Guest commentary (Daily News)

9.15.16 – Rodney King’s daughter: Build bridges with police (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

8.9.16 – Audubon Center at Debs Park strengthens ties with LA Conservation Corps

8.8.16 – LA Conservation Corps helps struggling youth find her first job

8.4.16  Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance Announce 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund Grant Recipients in 10 U.S. Cities

7.25.16 – Former Gang Member Gets Second Chance Through LA Conservation Corps (NBC LA)

7.12.16 – 11 Things You Didn’t Know About the LA River (Thrillist)

7.6.16 – Things to Do in Redondo Beach (video)

6.30.16 – LA Conservation Corps Fights Invasive Species (National Forest Foundation)

6.29.16 – The North Face Explore Fund Awards $500,000 to Nonprofits Connecting People to the Outdoors

6.26.16 – Providing Pathways to success for our Youth

6.8.16 – LA Conservation Corps Anniversary (video)

6.7.16 – New community garden growing in East L.A. (The Eastsider)

5.30.16 – Grab Your Kayak: The LA River is Open for the Summer (KPCC)

5.27.16 – Paddle the LA River: Tickets Available Now (NBC LA)

5.25.16 – Conservando El Futuro (video)

5.18.16 – Cleaning Up South LA (video)

5.12.16 – LA Conservation Corps Receives EPA Grant for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training

4.22.16 – Día de la Tierra (video)

2.25.16 – Los Angeles Conservation Corps Offers New Beginnings (KCET)

1.27.16 – L.A. This Week (video)


8.28.15 – Graffiti removal in L.A. County (LA Times)

7.22.15 – Water conservation jobs spike during California drought

6.10.15 – Paddling Los Angeles’ rebounding river (BBC)

5.31.15 – A community garden grows in East L.A. (The Eastsider)

5.22.15 – Your Ultimate Guide To The Los Angeles River This Season (LAist)


12.23.14East L.A.’s First Community Garden is Underway (Los Angeles Magazine)

12.22.14East L.A.’s first community garden to nurture healthy eating habits (The Eastsider)

3.19.14 – New playground catering to younger and special needs children opens at Bellflowers Thompson Park (Press Telegram)


11.8.13 – Engaging the Next Generation with the Help of our Partners in Conservation

2.4.13Highland Park Parklet Not in Front of Restaurant? Attempts to Create Public Space For All (Streets Blog LA)

2.1.13York Boulevard parklet takes shape (The Eastsider)


11.1.12 Million Trees LA: Public/Private Partnerships with JMB Realty & the Los Angeles Conservation Corps (video)

11.1.12 The LA Conservation Corps’ SEA Lab Fun Fishing Program (video)

7.31.12‘Paddle the LA River’ Back for Another Year (CBS)

7.20.12LA River Kayak Tours, Meant to Show Urban Waterway’s Quiet Side, Quickly Sold Out (NBC LA)

7.18.12 Valley section of L.A. River opens to tours (LA Times)

4.9.12 Chevette Bell’s Success Story (video)

3.2.12 Durfee Foundation Interview with Bruce Saito

2.29.12Guardian Angel of Los Angeles Honored for 35 Years of Service with the LA Conservation Corps (NBC LA)

2.14.12Paddle the LA River Program Will Receive a “Project of the Year,” Honor from Corps Networks

2.3.12Crescenta Valley Dog Park Blog

1.31.12KABC – Metropolitan High School Build (video)

1.19.12Volunteers from FedEx to build structure at Redondo Beach’s SEA Lab (Daily Breeze)

1.19.12 SEA Lab and FedEx Clean-Up Day on ABC7 (video)