Spotlight on Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor with Claire Schlotterbeck (Executive Director, Hills For Everyone)

What was it like when you established the Chino Hills State Park, and how are things different now? Claire: The act of establishing the state park has been going on and is still going on over the last 41 years. There wasn’t like a single moment where it happened. The group Hills For Everyone was formed…

Leadership Academy Spotlight: Joel Glen

How did you hear about the Leadership Academy and what inspired you to apply for the program? I heard about the Leadership Academy through a Facebook link. What inspired my mission to clean up the East Fork was after my good friend passed away. I feel he would have wanted me to do something like…

Call for Public Comments: Protect Water from Suction Dredge Mining

The State Water Resources Control Board is collecting public comments concerning the development of suction dredge mining regulations for rivers and streams throughout California. Of interest to us: those waterways that begin in and flow from the San Gabriel Mountains. Comments are due by noon on Tuesday, February 28. SGMF has sent a letter to the Water Board,…

Webinar: Southern California Climate Adaptation Project​

WHAT: Southern California Climate Adaptation Project​ Webinar​ WHEN: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 noon PM PT WHO: US Forest Service and EcoAdapt are developing a climate vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan for Southern California forests, including the Angeles National Forest. TO REGISTER: RSVP online; after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. MORE…

SGMF Leadership Academy Spotlight: Jackson Lam

Jackson Lam is a San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership Academy graduate who now works for SGMF member organization Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (A3PCON). How did you hear about the Leadership Academy and what inspired you to apply for the program? I heard about the Leadership Academy through BikeSGV, a bike advocacy nonprofit that I…