Welcome, Leadership Academy Cohort 17

We kicked off the first day of the Leadership Academy on January 12. We're excited to welcome the group and help them develop into environmental stewards to care for our public lands and to join us in advocating for the protection and enhancement of our mountains, forests, rivers, parks, and urban open spaces. For the…

2019 By the Numbers: Nature for All Accomplishments

Wow, what a year! Our work continues to focus on leadership development (let's hear it for our 26 Leadership Academy graduates!); advocacy (we had 174 meetings with elected officials); and community engagement to grown and engage with our base (9,207 + petitions collected; 816 supporters actively engaged in the San Gabriel Mountains Forever/Nature for All…

2020 New Year's Resolution: Spend More Time in Nature

Making resolutions or setting intentions for the new year? You can make a lot of positive changes in your life by simply spending more time in nature. Time in nature has been linked to improving physical and mental health. By spending time in parks, on beaches, or on hiking and biking trails, you're taking steps…

First San Gabriel Valley/El Monte Region Leadership Development Cohort Graduates

The first San Gabriel Valley/El Monte region Leadership Development cohort graduated! Our first Leadership Development course in the San Gabriel Valley attracted engaged community members who demonstrated the high need for urban greening in this target region. They came ready to learn about community empowerment and knowledge from our curriculum that addressed parks, public lands,…

Action Alert: Petition for the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act

We Need Your Support for committee hearings on the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. The San Gabriel Mountains provide 70% of Los Angeles County‚Äôs open space, and the need has never been greater for improved visitor services, access to nature for our diverse urban population, and expanded natural resource protection. To address…