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…

When I’m in the Great Outdoors, I…..

We started this week's Leadership Academy class with an interactive fill-in-the-blanks exercise.  Here's what was posted to the board: When I'm in the great outdoors, I _______________________. Here are the answers: enjoy the fresh air take in all of the sights and sounds feel at peace! can smell clean air! love to take pictures feel…

Waxing Poetic About the San Gabriel Mountains: Haiku Time

During our recent Leadership Academy class, we took some time to compose haikus about the San Gabriel Mountains. A few days later, we noticed the National Parks were publishing haikus on Twitter for a social media poetry slam. We couldn't help but jump in ourselves. We're inspired by the #NationalParkPoetrySlam, so here's another #haiku: High above you stand,…