House Passes Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, Companion Senate Bill Reintroduced

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2546 - Protecting America's Wilderness Act  on Wednesday, February 13, which includes our San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. Thanks to Rep. Judy Chu for introducing and championing the bill, along with co-sponsors of the legislation: Representatives Pete Aguilar, Julia Brownley, Salud O. Carbajal, Tony Cardenas, Mark DeSaulnier,…

Action Alert: Petition for the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act

We Need Your Support for committee hearings on the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. The San Gabriel Mountains provide 70% of Los Angeles County‚Äôs open space, and the need has never been greater for improved visitor services, access to nature for our diverse urban population, and expanded natural resource protection. To address…

Nature for All Celebrates the Reintroduction of Historic Federal Legislation To Protect and Create Access to the San Gabriel Mountains

We are extremely pleased to announce that Senator Kamala Harris and Representative Judy Chu have reintroduced the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act which will protect wild lands, open space and rivers and improve recreation opportunities in Los Angeles County. Stretching from Santa Clarita to San Bernardino, these open space resources, particularly the San Gabriel…

News: St. Francis Senate Bill Introduced

California Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein introduced the "St. Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act" in the Senate to establish a national memorial in San Francisquito Canyon to honor the hundreds of those who lost their lives following the dam collapse and flood of 1928. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel of Nature for All member organization Community…

Volunteer Report: Liliana Griego on Our June 2017 Trip to DC

Liliana Griego is a graduate of the San Gabriel Mountain Forever Leadership Academy and a volunteer for SGMF who joined a group of coalition members on a trip to Washington, D.C. to advocate for protection of our national monuments. Below, she reflects on the experience. What Surprised Me I was shocked to learn about the…

News: San Gabriel Mountains Forever Act Introduced

Great news: Congresswoman Judy Chu has introduced the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Act today. The legislation, cosponsored by Congressman Adam Schiff, will protect 31,069 acres of wilderness -- including two new areas, the Yerba Buena and Condor Peak Wilderness -- and will also designate 45.3 miles of wild rivers. Here's a breakdown of what is…