Graduation: Leadership Academy’s 8th Cohort

We honored graduates of our Leadership Academy on December 15 with a ceremony that also recognized community leaders and volunteers. The six graduates of the Leadership Academy's eighth cohort: Carlos Aguilar, Diana Amaya-Chicas, Irvin Barragan Ponce, Elias Salgado, Maria Sanchez, and Janet Valenzuela. Also recognized at the ceremony: "super volunteers" Emely Garcia, Kevin Lynch, Henry Haddad, Florencia Lopez, Patricia Salazar,…

World Soils Day Event

To mark World Soils Day, we joined SGMF member organization Amigos de los Rios for a stewardship event at Peck Water Conservation Park. Volunteers got their hands dirty with us while planting nitrogen-fixing plants and mulching. In addition to beautification of the area, the work is helping to protect our land and soil. For context, find out why maintaining…

Event: World Soil Day at Peck Park

WHAT: Join us as we celebrate World Soil Day with work to protect our soil and continue restoration efforts WHERE: Peck Water Conservation Park (5401 N. Peck Rd., Arcadia, CA 91006) WHEN: Saturday, December 5, 9 am to noon WHO: Hosted by Amigos de los Rios and San Gabriel Mountains Forever MORE INFO: For World Soil Day,…

Event: International Mountain Day Hike

WHAT: Join us as we celebrate International Mountain Day—by hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains. Snacks and light lunch will be provided. WHEN: December 12, 2015; 8:30 am - 2 pm WHERE: Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness Area (TBD); carpool option available WHO: Hosted by the Sierra Club and San Gabriel Mountains Forever RSVP: Please RSVP to roberto [dot] morales [at] sierraclub [dot] org MORE INFO: The…

SGMF Events: Coming Right Up

We're excited to announce that we're working on San Gabriel Mountains Forever events and also teaming up with SGMF member organizations on their events. That means we will be providing opportunities for the public to be involved in our work to protect and improve the San Gabriel Mountains, rivers, and foothills—and to enjoy time in the great…