Multimedia

Andy Lipkis: You Do Make a Difference

Length: 12:20 minutes   Released: January, 2013

An inspirational video about Andy Lipkis and how he founded TreePeople, his struggle to share the importance of trees and how his work has taught him that each of us really do make a difference in what choices we make every day. His story about the values of one oak tree and the services that it provides is not to be missed. Andy also provides insight into building healthier and more resilient cities.

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Capture the Rain and Rebuild the Economy: It Can Happen Here!

This fun animation shows how reconnecting trees to our city's watersheds is one of the fastest ways to create lasting jobs while rebuilding local economies and preparing our communities to thrive and survive increasing threats of severe weather.
Length: 5:40
Released: October, 24 2011

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Miracle on Elmer Avenue

Andy Lipkis, Founder and President of TreePeople, talks about Elmer Avenue - a neighborhood in Los Angeles' NE San Fernando Valley that was transformed from a flood hazard zone into a green street that is a model of sustainability.
Length: 5:31 minutes
Released: October, 2010

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Smart Green Infrastructure: How to grow sustainable cities

Andy Lipkis, Founder and President of TreePeople, describes how this organization has pioneered an integrated approach to managing urban ecosystems as watersheds in the Los Angeles region. Produced by the Media & Policy Center Foundation for PBS.
Length: 15:22 minutes
Released: November, 2008

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Does the earth need us? Cities, trees, and the role of humans.

In this 2010 plenary at the Bioneers Conference, Andy talks about the role of humans in the ecosystem, busting some myths and sharing stories of how TreePeople has been healing L.A. with trees, biomimicry, and the power of community. The 2011 Bioneers Conference will take place in San Rafael, CA from October 14-16th at the Marin Center.
Length: 31:40 minutes
Released: October, 2010

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Andy Lipkis discusses how air pollution launched TreePeople, and the relationship between trees and air quality with AQMD

Andy Lipkis discusses the story of how he started the work of TreePeople at age 15, the relationship between trees and air pollution and TreePeople's mission.
Length: 18:26
Released: July, 1 2011

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Cisterns save rainwater, quench environmental thirst

TreePeople's Andy Lipkis talks with CNN about big picture water solutions for Southern California.
Length: 2:24 minutes
Released: April, 2009
CNN: "Cisterns save rainwater, quench environmental thirst"

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Andy Lipkis speaks at opening of TreePeople Center for Community Forestry

On October 2, 2008, Actor Annette Bening joined with TreePeople, a Los Angeles-based environmental nonprofit, to celebrate the opening of TreePeople Center for Community Forestry. Andy Lipkis speaks about the accomplishment.
Length: 8:24 minutes
Released: September, 2008

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L.A.'s Trees: Powerful Protectors Against Climate Change

TreePeople Founder and President Andy Lipkis talks about the benefit of trees and their importance to keeping our city safe and healthy on "Eye on L.A."
Length: 3:20 minutes
Released: July, 2008

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Andy Lipkis and TreePeople on It's Easy Being Green

Feature on Andy Lipkis and TreePeople in segment from TV series It's Easy Being Green.
Length: 4:04 minutes
Released: July, 2008

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Andy Lipkis' Time Capsule - Additional Features from the 11th Hour

Message to 2100: The experts featured in the movie The 11th Hour were asked to respond to a question about what they would like to say to people living 100 years from now.
Length: 2:24 minutes
Released: October, 2007

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Trees: Superheroes Healing Our Planet

Founder and President Andy Lipkis talks about the importance of trees and what they do to help nature heal our cities.
Length: 6:38 minutes
Released: July, 2007

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How Kids Built the Largest Curbside Recycling Program in the U.S.

Andy Lipkis, the founder and president of TreePeople, gives a talk about L.A. City's successful curbside recycling program which TreePeople helped promote to Los Angeles youth.
Length: 5:35 minutes
Released: January, 2008

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"My Dream" Statement at the "Dream Reborn" Conference

Shared at The Green for All "Dream Reborn" Conference, Memphis TN, April 4-6th 2008.
Length: 1:51 minutes
Released: April, 2008

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Villaraigosa Achieved Most of His Ambitious Green Agenda

Podcast

Interview with KPCC: Southern California Radio
Length: 4:36 minutes
Released: 2013

 

Upscaling Goodness

Podcast

Bioneers Conference, San Rafael. CA
Released: 2011

 

Connecting the Drops

Podcast

Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA 
Length: 30 minutes
Released: 2005