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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; […]

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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 […]

2015 World Soil Day

World Soils Day Event at Peck Park

December 4th was World Soils Day, and to recognize the importance of this topic, members of the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership coalition shared in a stewardship event at Pecks Water Conservation Park. Volunteers got to feel the soil with us while planting nitrogen-fixing plants and mulching. In addition to beautification of the area, the work is helping to protect our land and […]