Category: Education

Daily News eEdition – Steve Veres: For kids’ sake, protect the San Gabriel Mountains

This Op-ed article appeared on the Daily News Los Angeles eEdition, May 15, 2013. The role of the outdoors in enhancing the lives of America’s youth is increasingly well-known. Numerous studies point to the benefits for health and academic focus; an entire movement of educators and social scientists is dedicated to reversing the “nature deficit”…
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Green Infrastructure Bioswale

What is Green Infrastructure?

One of AMIGOS goals is educating our community about environmental issues that impact our local area. A topic we feel passionately about is the importance of Green Infrastructure (GI), a methodology we incorporate in our park and trail designs and how it can benefit our communities; especially GI’s impact on the local watershed areas of…
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