Category: Emerald Necklace Park Reviews

Free Outdoor Nature Trip Series – Summer 2024

As part of the Outdoor Equity Grants Program, we have been given funds to increase the ability of residents from El Monte and surrounding communities to participate in outdoor experiences at state parks and other public lands. If you are interested in participating in our outdoor activities (below). Please fill out our interest form here:…
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Monument status for San Gabriels, but much work to do

This article is a reminder that though the San Gabriel Mountains have been designated a National Monument our efforts to protect our beloved San Gabriel Mountains is far from over. There is much more to do to ensure the community’s vision for protecting wild places within the monument, safeguarding important areas outside the proclamation boundary…
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Diversifying Green Spaces with Amigos de los Rios

By Connie K Ho – SoCal Departures Looking at The Wellness Center Park and Fitness Trail in Boyle Heights, it’s hard to believe that it once was an empty fire lane with cement and dead trees littering the area. Located towards the front of The Wellness Center, a facility that offers fitness and health…
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Is there a link between Greenspace and Health?

Re-Posted from Treebune News, Cambridge, MA (December 24, 2015) — Mounting evidence connects human health and urban green spaces, but uncertainty remains about the characteristics of those links and, more practically, how cities can be designed to take advantage of them.      

Peck Water Conservation Park Reviews

Oct. 9 2012 – Check out a recent review of Peck Water Conservation Park on Arcadia Patch.