Alexandra Applegate is a multimedia journalist and public radio producer in Los Angeles. She is passionate about reporting on climate change, policy, inequity and people. Her work has appeared in Buzzfeed News, Currently, Laguna Beach Living, The Fullest magazine and more. Alex recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master of Science in journalism.

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Volunteers remove trees to restore San Antonio's only nature sanctuary

Chopping down trees may seem counterintuitive to restoration, but when it's invasive trees, it helps protect biodiversity. Volunteers are helping with that at Headwaters Sanctuary, run by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.