Event Recap: San Gabriel Mountains Monument 3rd Anniversary Celebration

https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ9l3jKHAv- Nature For All coalition members celebrate the third anniversary of the San Gabriel Mountains National monument at Eaton Canyon with Cortada Elementary students, our Leadership Academy, volunteers, friends and supporters.

Event: San Gabriel Mountains Monument 3rd Anniversary Celebration

"The notion of a national monument is interesting because it reminds us that America belongs to all of us -- not just some of us. My commitment to conservation isn’t about locking away our natural treasures; it’s about working with communities to open up our glorious heritage to everybody -- young and old, black, white,…

Monument Defense Event Recap

What a great event today, with supporters rallying to protect the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, along with other public lands being threatened by the Trump administration. Daniel Rossman (The Wilderness Society, SGMF) served as emcee for the event, and speakers included Congressmember Judy Chu, Congressmember Adam Schiff, Congressmember Jimmy Gomez, Congressmember Brad Sherman, El…

National Monument Defense Work at Climate Day LA

SGMF member organization Climate Resolve invited El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero to take the stage at their Climate Day LA conference on June 27, to urge attendees to submit public comments in support of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Our outreach team and volunteers were also there with a table to speak to attendees…

Happy National Trails Day 2017

We began National Trails Day this morning with a rally with Congresswoman Judy Chu, where we celebrated new legislation to expand the monument and create a National Recreation Area, then we embarked on an afternoon of trail work at Crystal Lake. What you can do: Be inspired by some of our favorite places to hike. (Share your own favorites in…

On the Ground Work Update: Guiding The Eagles to Their Nest Project

Leadership Academy graduate Liliana Camacho Guzman led a workshop at Drew Magnet High School, followed by an Eaton Canyon visit and hike with the students. As part of her project, Guiding The Eagles to Their Nest, she discussed environmental justice, access to green and open spaces, and our work in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and…

Golden Streets Success!

Fire postponed the original date and rain came for the rescheduled date -- but it didn't stop the crowds from filling the streets for the 626 Golden Streets event, hosted by member organization BikeSGV. SGMF was proud to be a partner and to engage with community members at three hubs along the route. More: Video from LA County (below); short video on our Facebook;…