Category: Sponsorships

We are Stewards of the Emerald Necklace Green Way

A Vision for a Healthier Los Angeles Cty!

Check out the post to KCET SoCal Departures – “The Emerald Necklace a Vision for a Healthier Los Angeles County”  by Amigos de los Rios Fellow  Nikola Hlady – Over the past 10 years Amigos de los Rios has championed a vision of a healthier, more livable Los Angeles Basin — a vision that unites 4,000 square…
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Sycamore Tree canopy

Proposed $50 mil. in auction rev. to CAL FIRE

This is great news for California’s urban forest! A significant portion of the 2014-2015 budget allocation to CalFire will be directed to support urban forestry projects in California that help meet the state’s goal of reducing greenhouse gases. This proposed funding demonstrates the recognition of urban forestry projects as an important part of California’s plan…
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Mini Center Tot Park Celebration

Tot Park & Nature Trail Opens in S. El Monte

Saturday, October 26th – Odwalla, The Nature Conservancy, Target, and Amigos de los Rios hosted a Tree Planting Celebration at Mary Van Dyke/Mini Center for the opening of the Emerald Necklace Nature Trail and Tot Park at the Mini Center in South El Monte. This Emerald Necklace Tot Lot and Nature Trail Project was funded…
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San Gabriel Mountains Forever to receive Award

Congratulations to San Gabriel Mountains Forever!  They have been been selected to receive the Building Bridges Award at Congresswoman Judy Chu’s 4th Annual Diver Cities event.  DiverCities is a very special occasion to recognize the diverse leadership and volunteerism in the cities that make up the 27th Congressional District.  The Award Dinner will take place at the Arcadia Women’s Club in Arcadia, California.

Bring Back the Wild into the San Gabriel River

For most of its history the San Gabriel River ran wild, carving steep valleys in a mountain range and providing sustenance to native peoples and wildlife alike. Since the 1930s much of the lower San Gabriel River watershed has been tamed by concrete and made inaccessible to the public. Join us to hear Claire Robinson, Managing Director of Amigos de los…
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Sycamore Tree canopy

Tree Grants to Cities in Los Angeles

Here’s an article from San Gabriel Valley Tribune we thought you might like. Supervisor Molina is providing tree grants to increase the Urban Forest in Los Angeles County –  Tree Grants to Cities

New Projects along Rio Hondo & San Gabriel rivers

sgvtribune.com – The 16 projects range in scope. Some that will cost less include adding a connecting bike lane to the existing Class 1 lanes on the San Gabriel River and the Rio Hondo River, both of which take riders to the ocean.  For the full article – [button link=”http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_22958439/16-projects-unveiled-greening-rio-hondo-san-gabriel” size=”small” bg_color=”#190e6b”]16 Projects Unveiled[/button]  

Amigos de los Rios office wall of contest entries

2012 Student Essay and Picture Contest

Student Essay and Picture Contest on the Importance of Trees We all know that trees look lovely, they provide shade, and they make our neighborhoods look nice, but what many of us don’t realize is how we connect to trees on a personal level. This year, Amigos de los Rios asked elementary, middle school, and…
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2012 was quite a year!

Dear Friend, As our 2012 year comes to close, we would like to take the time to thank each and every one of our supporters that have given so much time and energy to our cause. YOU have helped, in some way, shape or form, to create a regional Emerald Necklace of sustainable open spaces…
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American Planning Association

American Planning Association Los Angeles  – “Comprehensive Plan Award Large Jurisdiction” 2012  for our participation in the El Monte General Plan Parks & Recreation Element – El Monte, California