We’re proud to be among the Californians (virtually) traveling to Washington, DC, this week to ask Congress to protect our public lands. Our virtual “fly-overs” helped to share what we are fighting to protect.

There is so much as stake. In a story about our efforts, board member Thomas Wong was quoted: “The San Gabriel Valley relies on the rain and snow that falls in the San Gabriel Mountains for a majority of our water supply. It’s why we want to make sure we preserve the natural spaces of the watershed.” He added that heavily populated, lower-income communities also need better access to nature, and the pandemic has emphasized that need. In addition, he said, wildlife that inhabits public lands is even more dependent now on wildlife corridors as climate change affects their habitat. (Full story.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s