Category: Sponsorships

L.A.Works Day 2015 – September 12th

On September 12, 2015  from 8:00 am to 1:00pm – thousands of corporate and community volunteers will be spread out at regional parks and nonprofit organizations along the LA River in South East LA. Volunteers will have the opportunity to get their hands dirty on L.A. Works day as they spend their time throughout the regional…
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Public Comment Period Extended for San Gabriel Mountain Natl Monument Plan

On – August 4, 2015 The USDA Forest Service, Angeles National Forest, has extended the public comment period for the Need to Change Document for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan until Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Public Comment on San Gabriel Mtns Nat’l Monument Plan  

Greening the new Seymour Center in El Monte

The Cal Fire and Forestry “Seymour Family Green Infrastructure Center” a Green Innovations program Grant will fund  transformation “via greening” of the decommissioned Munhall Elementary School and related green infrastructure education programs in partnership with the El Monte School District. This location is being converted  into a  “one stop Family Wellness  Center” named after legacy…
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Latino Conservation Week – July 11th – 19th, 2015

This past weekend, the second annual Latino Conservation Week  kicked off and will continue through July 19, 2015. The week is an opportunity for Latinos to demonstrate their passion for enjoying and protecting public lands. During the week, the Latino community will go on outings, volunteer in clean-ups, and other community events – more than…
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Groups want buses to serve San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Re-publish of San Gabriel Valley Tribune article – July 2, 2015 Last fall, when President Barack Obama created the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, many thought the new status would mean preservation of the rugged peaks, tall pines and natural streams first recognized by President Benjamin Harrison and later brought to life by naturalist John…
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Amigos’ Brenda Kyle guest speaker for Youth Voices

By Luis Sierra Campos of KCET Departures June 19, 2015 Youth Voices is working with middle school students from three schools in the El Monte City School District: Columbia, Durfee, and Wright. The students, participants in the English Language Development program at their schools, formed teams to explore, investigate, and write about an important issue in…
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Karen Robertson Fall of 1st5LA and the CCC at Salazar Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 6-20-15

A great celebration at Salazar Park!

On Saturday June 20th, representatives from First5 LA, Best Start, Los Angeles County – 1st District, Amigos de los Rios, the California Conservation Corp. and community members all came together on Saturday for a Ribbon Cutting celebration at Salazar Park for the new Tot lot amenities.  The new park amenities were designed for children 0-5 years…
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June 6th – Trail Restoration in San Gabriels for National Trails Day

Re-post of June 4th Press Release from June 6: Trail Restoration in San Gabriels for National Trails Day On Saturday, June 6 – National Trails Day – the Community Hiking Club will lead a group of volunteers in restoring the Dagger Flat Trail, an impassible trail four miles into the Santa Clarita side of…
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KCET – Tending to the School Gardens of Tomorrow: Arroyo High’s Knight Garden

This is a great article about Arroyo High School students building connections with nature and healthy foods! AMIGOS is so happy that we could help the Knights Garden Club get their garden growing! Re-post of KCETLink Youth Voices article by Go Green AHS – May 28, 2015 When we first started the KCETLink Youth Voices program…
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D.C. doctor’s Rx: A stroll in the park instead of a trip to the pharmacy

Re-post of May 28, 2015 – Washington Post Health and Science article by By Frances Stead Seller Robert Zarr is walking from his Columbia Heights medical practice toward Meridian Hill Park, talking about what’s going on inside his head. If you could see his brain on an MRI, he says, far more extensive regions would be…
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