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Welcome Cohort # 15!

One-hundred and thirty seven people have graduated from Nature for All’s Leadership Academy! This month, we welcome 15 new participants to the 15th Nature For All Leadership Academy Cohort! The Leadership Academy’s six-month training program helps community members develop new skills in political organizing, civic engagement and communications techniques. The fifteenth class is composed of…

Apply for the Nature for All Leadership Academy

Our Nature for All Leadership Academy application for the Spring 2019 term is now OPEN! Applications are due at 11:59pm, January 8, 2019 (deadline extended). Apply online today! The Nature for All Leadership Academy is a five-month training program focused on organizing, advocacy, civic engagement, and local community action. Individuals must meet the following criteria: A)…

Thank you, Senator Kamala Harris, for introducing public lands legislation!

Senator Kamala Harris has introduced the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act today, which will protect wild lands, open space and rivers and improve recreation opportunities in Los Angeles County. Stretching from Santa Clarita to San Bernardino, these open space resources, particularly the San Gabriel Mountains, are the recreational "backyard" for more than 17…

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Organizational Spotlight: Amigos De Los Rios, Claire Robinson

Tell us a little about Amigos De Los Rios and the work you do there.  Amigos De Los Rios – ‘The Emerald Necklace Group’ is a mission-driven 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2003. Los Angeles as a mega region that has great weather, incredible biodiversity and a wonderfully diverse cosmopolitan population.  Yet our metropolitan area…

Spotlight on Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor with Andrea Gullo (Executive Director, Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority)

Tell me about the Habitat Authority's work. The Habitat Authority manages a 3,870-acre wildland nature preserve in the western Puente Hills, and we manage it primarily for the biological preservation as well as low-impact recreation and outdoor education. We do a lot of things... We have about 3 rangers that patrol the hills to help…

Spotlight on Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor with Claire Schlotterbeck (Executive Director, Hills For Everyone)

What was it like when you established the Chino Hills State Park, and how are things different now? Claire: The act of establishing the state park has been going on and is still going on over the last 41 years. There wasn’t like a single moment where it happened. The group Hills For Everyone was formed…