Category: Events

News from the Rio Hondo River Trail!

The Emerald Necklace San Gabriel River and Rio Hondo Greenway project bring students from many regional high schools, community colleges, and universities, as well as local communities, to the river corridors to do high-touch work and bring the soil, greatly disturbed in most areas, back to life. At Peck Water Conservation Park along the Rio…
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Amigos award from CA Council of Land Trust Award

Amigos de los Rios receives CCLT Achievement Award

On March 9th, 2016, the California Council of Land Trusts recognized Amigos de los Rios for the vision, creativity and success it has provided in the creation of the Emerald Necklace Park Network. The award was presented at the 2016 California Land Conservation Conference—the largest land and water conservation gathering in the state. The event brought together leaders in…
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Peck Water Conservation Park get’s some TLC

Peck Water Conservation Park gets some loving care from our friends at PAVA (Pacific American Volunteer Association) World Environmental Foundation. Early Saturday morning, volunteers from PAVA met up with the Amigos de los Rios team at Peck Water Conservation Park and planted over 150 new native shrubs and trees, enriching the environment and the beauty…
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World Soils Day Event at Peck Park

December 4th was World Soils Day, and to recognize the importance of this topic, members of the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership coalition shared in a stewardship event at Pecks Water Conservation Park. Volunteers got to feel the soil with us while planting nitrogen-fixing plants and mulching. In addition to beautification of the area, the work is helping to protect our land and…
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Meeting about San Gabriel Mountains National Monument – Monday

Repost from the 6-19-15 – Burbank Ledger Sara Carradine The Angeles National Forest will hold a public meeting at the Pacific Community Center in Glendale Monday for residents wishing to weigh in on or learn more about the development of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan. The forest is required by law to…
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Help Protect the San Gabriel Mountains Forever!

Join Us: Public Hearings for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan Living in Southern California, it’s hard to miss the San Gabriel Mountains. The dramatic mountains, majestic forests, and clear rivers provide one-third of Los Angeles County’s drinking water and recreation opportunities for more than 17 million people. The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument…
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June 20th we Celebrate the new amenities at Ruben F. Salazar Park

This coming Saturday, June 20th –  First 5LA  and 1st District – Los Angeles County representatives, and Amigos de los Rios and our wonderful volunteers, will be joining together at Ruben F. Salazar Park to celebrate the new Tot Lots amenities for children 0-5.  For more information – Celebrating the Newly Renovated Play Areas for Children Ages…
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Fitness Trail Ribbon Cutting

Celebration of the Fitness Trail at the Wellness Center

January 24, 2015 – Historic LAC+USC Hospital Campus – Last Saturday was a big day for Amigos de los Rios!  We celebrated the completion of Phase 1 – Fitness Trail at the Wellness Center with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  The visitors were provided health materials, instruction on the use of the equipment and information on the…
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Celebration of Phase 1 – Wellness Center Outdoor Park and Fitness Trail

We would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of the Wellness Center Outdoor Park and Fitness Trail this Saturday, January 24th from 10 am to 12 noon at the Historic LA & USC Hospital Campus in East Los Angeles.  Directions and Parking The mission of The Wellness…
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Amigos de los Rios Volunteer Stewardship Holiday Survey

Please take 2 minutes to complete this survey. This will help Amigos de los Rios continue to bring beautiful parks to the San Gabriel Valley and ensure that you can be a part of that! Let’s plant more trees!