Category: Urban Forestry

We are Stewards of the Emerald Necklace Green Way

CIRCLE 2.0 has come to El Monte and Paramount

By: Kumar Bloomstein/Amigos de Los Rios – As part of the California Urban Forestry Council’s Invest from the Ground Up tree planting program, the California Initiative to Reduce Carbon and Limit Emissions (CIRCLE 2.0) has come to the Cities of El Monte and Paramount CA this spring! The Cities have partnered with West Coast Arborists…
Read more

Ricardo Barth

Inspiration in El Monte

GAINING JOB SKILLS WHILE BUILDING AN “EMERALD NECKLACE” OF TREES THROUGH LOS ANGELES COUNTY  by Molly Miller (re-published from UpliftCA) A kid growing up around the 1400-acre Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte, near East Los Angeles can spend summer afternoons fishing in the San Gabriel River. It’s stocked with bass and trout. Whittier…
Read more

2016 Social Equity Tree Planting Program Grant Recipient

We are so happy to be included in this fine group of organizations doing great work! Thank you to CAL FIRE and California ReLeaf for helping us to reduce greenhouse gases! April 15, 2016 Sacramento – CAL FIRE along with California ReLeaf, announced today that community groups across the state will receive $385,000 in funding…
Read more

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…
Read more

BIG NEWS for Urban Forestry in Los Angeles!!!

Amigos de los Rios was just named an awardee of the GGRF’s urban forestry fund!!! As did LACC, KYCC, LA Beautification Team, and LABOS! CAL Fire and Forestry is providing $15.6M in funding through a green innovations grant for urban forestry, which will sequester carbon, and help California’s disadvantaged communities! This includes $750,000 for the Jeff Seymour…
Read more

Translate »