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…

The Public Speaks: Why We Need the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Below, a small sampling of the thousands of comments we have collected in support of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. (Our letter.) “The San Gabriel Mountains are a unique place ecologically, historically and culturally. Allowing them to exist unprotected in the current political climate we’re living in would be irresponsible and irreverent to all…

Coast to Coast Rallies to Celebrate the Antiquities Act

We have representatives in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. today -- on the 111th anniversary of the Antiquities Act -- to rally for more support to protect our public lands and national monuments, including our beloved San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. In Sacramento, the State Assembly passed a joint resolution urging the President, the Secretary of…