2016 Social Equity Tree Planting Program Grant Recipient

We are so happy to be included in this fine group of organizations doing great work! Thank you to CAL FIRE and California ReLeaf for helping us to reduce greenhouse gases! April 15, 2016 Sacramento – CAL FIRE along with California ReLeaf, announced today that community groups across the state will receive $385,000 in funding […]

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Let’s reduce traffic! 21st Century transportation – more public transit

Look forward to seeing improvements to the @metrolosangeles #MetroPlan. More public transit and active transportation, please #envirometro 21st Century transportation requires more public transit and active transportation #envirometro #MetroPlan Let’s reduce traffic with work on transit and active transportation, not more freeways #envirometro #MetroPlan First drafts always need feedback! We’re hoping for more work on […]

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Amigos de los Rios receives CCLT Achievement Award

On March 9th, 2016, the California Council of Land Trusts recognized Amigos de los Rios for the vision, creativity and success it has provided in the creation of the Emerald Necklace Park Network. The award was presented at the 2016 California Land Conservation Conference—the largest land and water conservation gathering in the state. The event brought together leaders in […]

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Peck Water Conservation Park get’s some TLC

Peck Water Conservation Park gets some loving care from our friends at PAVA (Pacific American Volunteer Association) World Environmental Foundation. Early Saturday morning, volunteers from PAVA met up with the Amigos de los Rios team at Peck Water Conservation Park and planted over 150 new native shrubs and trees, enriching the environment and the beauty […]

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Did you know Pollinators worldwide are in decline?

Re-posts from the National Wildlife Federation Pollinators worldwide are in decline. Habitat loss, invasive species, parasites, and pesticides are largely to blame. But you can help! Pollinators are animals that move from plant to plant while searching for protein-rich pollen or high-energy nectar to eat. As they go, they are dusted by pollen and move it to […]

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We all Need Parks!!

Healthy, Safe Communities have Thriving Parks! Amigos de los Rios is very excited about the opportunity to participate in the Los Angeles County park assessment Study! Parks provide countless health, social, environmental and economic benefits to communities. Communities with abundant parks and quality recreational facilities thrive. The County of Los Angeles is studying park and […]