Amigos receives 2016 APA award

Amigos de los Rios receives the APA 2016 Award for Excellence in Sustainability We were so honored to receive the American Planning Association’s (APA) 2016 Award for Excellence in Sustainability Sustainable Communities Division for our work on Emerald Necklace Forest to Ocean Expanded Vision plan for Los Angeles County. The plan protects water resources while expanding parks and […]

Map stone for Emerald Necklace Park Network

Los Angeles Reaches Back to Plan a Green Future

Re-post of August 15, 2016  article written by Claire Robinson for “The Conservation Fund”. Among the most pressing challenges facing today’s sprawling Los Angeles region: automobile traffic, air pollution, and swelling populations. Insufficient parks, playgrounds and public beaches exacerbate these circumstances. Access to open space is increasingly critical to create sustainable open spaces, strengthen community […]

Do you love the San Gabriel Mountains?

We, the communities of the greater Los Angeles region, are fortunate to have the San Gabriel Mountains as our backyard.  However, due to a shortage of resources we need your support for the following: – Access for all to healthy, sustainable, recreational and educational opportunities; – Improvements to the recently designated San Gabriel Mountains National Monument; […]