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Leadership Academy Spotlight: Brenda Kyle

Brenda Kyle is a 2013 graduate of the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership Academy and now works on social media and public outreach for Amigos de los Rios, one of the nonprofits in San Gabriel Mountains Forever. Here, the Duarte native answers questions about her Leadership Academy experience and love of the San Gabriel Mountains. How did…

Monument Management Plan: Public Comments

We were pleased to be joined by community members last week when the Forest Service held several public meetings to discuss future plans for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Couldn't make any of the meetings? The open comment period is open. Join us in letting  the Forest Service know you would like to the plan to improve visitor…

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…