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The Fight to Protect Los Angeles Forests

When Rachel Malarich became Los Angeles’s first city forest officer in August 2019, she faced a daunting task: make access to trees in one of the country’s largest cities—one spread across a demographically diverse, drought-stricken region—more equitably distributed.


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