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SGMF Leadership Academy Graduation: Spring 2015

Go, grads! We honored a new set of graduates from our Leadership Academy yesterday at a ceremony in El Monte. The Graduates: Vanessa Cazares Crystal Delgado Jocelyne Flores Reannon Fontan Kyle Hamada Cuauhtemoc Hernandez Jorge Martinez Phuoc Nguyen Jaime M. Reyes Gregorio Rodriguez Jonathan Rodriguez Ariana Santamaria Raphael Serna Nancy Verdin So far, 49 people have…

Fighting Climate Change for All

Our conservation movements and environmental organizations must tackle the issue of environmental justice head-on. They need to reflect the diversity that is embedded in Los Angeles, and the inequalities and inequities that still exist today. —Andrew Yip of BikeSGV (and a member of our campaign) in an op-ed by Raúl M Grijalva in the Guardian,…

Earth Month Campaign: #MySGMtns

Show and tell time! To celebrate Earth Month, we're asking you to share photos of your visits to the San Gabriel Mountains using the hashtag #MySGMtns with a caption about your reason for loving the San Gabriel Mountains. We'll share and post our favorites online. Share your photos on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag ‪#‎MySGMtns‬,…

Convert-a-Can Event: West Fork Trail Beautification

Volunteers, students, and artists participated in a Convert-A-Can park beautification projects we presented with the U.S. Forest Service in the San Gabriel Mountains. For the event, trash dumpsters in the West Fork trail/picnic area in the San Gabriel Mountains were transformed into functional art installations in an effort to help clean up the West Fork…

Bringing the San Gabriel Mountains Closer to the People

Post by Robert Garcia originally published by KCET Departures Paco Serrano, a Highland Park youth advocate with the Anahuak Youth Sports Association, will drive three hours to go hiking and camping in Lake Isabella in the heart of the Kern River Valley, but he has never been to the Angeles National Forest or the San…