Mission Statement

Amigos de los Rios mission is to create an “Emerald Necklace” green infrastructure networkEmerald Necklace Vision Map
of parks and trails throughout the Los Angeles Basin to connect the Mountains to the Sea, and in doing so, improve access to recreation and link Southern Californian communities to nature and each other, expand access to safe non-vehicular transportation, create culturally meaningful public spaces within blighted communities, and protect urban communities from the harmful effects posed by climate change.