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The importance of our water resources

Amigos de Los Rios is working to bring attention to ensuring a safe future for the water resources of Southern California – a critical part of our collective health and wellbeing as a region. Despite our region’s constant droughts and water management issues, we still take for granted our access to clean, quality drinking water.…
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Heal the Bay Releases Annual Beach Report

June 29, 2021 Heal the Bay releases scientific reports and annual bacterial-pollution rankings for hundreds of beaches in California and dozens of freshwater recreation areas in Los Angeles County during 2020 – 2021. https://healthebay.org/beachreportcard2021/

The Emerald Necklace: Metrogreen Space Planning in Los Angeles and Beyond

The Emerald Necklace: Metrogreen Space Planning in Los Angeles and Beyond Nov 9, 2014 –  Will Allen, Chapel Hill  – Claire Robinson, Los Angeles  – Mike Houck, Portland In winter 2009, Houston Wilderness hosted an inaugural meeting of what would become the Metropolitan Greenspace Alliance.  Today the Alliance is a national coalition of coalitions working in ecologically, culturally,…
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California Landscape Stewardship Network interview with Claire Robinson

Sharon Farrell of Parks Conservancy interview with Claire Robinson

A Vision for Los Angeles -The Emerald Necklace Plan

A Vision for Los Angeles_The Emerald Necklace Plan by The Conservation Fund

Harris, Feinstein Applaud House Passage of Public Lands Bill and Introduce Senate Companion Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2020  CONTACT: Meaghan Lynch (Harris) 202-228-5648   Adam Russell (Feinstein)  202-224-9629   Harris, Feinstein Applaud House Passage of Public Lands Bill and Introduce Senate Companion Package   WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Wednesday introduced the Protecting Unique and Beautiful Landscapes by Investing in California (PUBLIC)…
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CIRCLE 2.0 has come to El Monte and Paramount

By: Kumar Bloomstein/Amigos de Los Rios – As part of the California Urban Forestry Council’s Invest from the Ground Up tree planting program, the California Initiative to Reduce Carbon and Limit Emissions (CIRCLE 2.0) has come to the Cities of El Monte and Paramount CA this spring! The Cities have partnered with West Coast Arborists…
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El Monte Walking School Bus Program

Join other families walking to Durfee-Thompson Elementary! WALK WITH US TO SCHOOL AND: HAVE FUN with friends on the way to school. HELP SAVE THE PLANET by reducing emissions from cars. GET SOME EXERCISE and get to school ready to learn! INCREASE OUTDOOR ACTIVITY and gear up to explore trails and parks in the area.…
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