Let's inspire one another! Join us for the #LANatureAtHome challenge: Share nature photos with us so we can share with our greater community of how you are enjoying nature at home, or close to home (while at a safe distance from others!).
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 … Continue reading 2020 New Year’s Resolution: Spend More Time in Nature
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 … Continue reading When I’m in the Great Outdoors, I…..
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, … Continue reading Waxing Poetic About the San Gabriel Mountains: Haiku Time
Here's a haiku by Roberto Morales, from SGMF member organization Sierra Club. I play in your trails reconnect in your calm ponds to quiet the city roar