June 2016

Don't miss this visionary presentation!

A variety of experts will fill you in on the potential for long-term, sustainable stream and habitat restoration in the Arroyo Seco from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Los Angeles River.

Wednesday, July 20, 7-9 pm
Donald Wright Auditorium,
Pasadena Central Library,
300 E. Walnut St., Pasadena







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Nursery Volunteers At Work

Have you been wondering why the plants are growing so fast at Hahamongna Cooperative Nursery? There are thousands there now, representing more than 150 distinct native species. It's got a lot to do with the dedication of the hundreds of volunteers who have devoted time and energy to propagating the plants for habitat restoration and conservation purposes. Click on the brief video at the left to get some idea of how hard they work.


Arroyo Seco Calendar

Your guide to special events related to the Arroyo Seco, the Los Angeles River,
the San Gabriel Mountains, and key environmental issues in our region.

Click on the title link to read the event details.

Wednesday, July 13 6:30pm

County Flood's Big Dig Meeting - Altadena

Thursday, July 14 6:30pm

County Flood's Big Dig Meeting - Pasadena

Saturday, July 16 2:00pm

County Flood's Big Dig Meeting - La Cañada Flintridge

Wednesday, July 20 6:00pm

ASF Quarterly Meeting - What Does Restoring the Arroyo Mean?

News of the Arroyo

An achive of news stories about and related to life in the Arroyo Seco.

Click on the title link to read the story.

Why LA County wants to risk an endangered bird to clean Devil’s Gate Dam July 12, 2016 - Although LA County Flood Control District basically ignored endangered species in their environmental impact report for the Devil's Gate Dam cleanup, they have now applied for an "incidental take permit" that would allow them to destroy vital habitat and actually kill the Least Bell's Vireo, a federally endangered species that is an important indicator of ecosystem health.
Drought threatens 'genius' regs that stopped L.A. water grabJune 27, 2016 - Mono Lake in the Eastern Sierras and the program carefully crafted to save it are now in jeopardy due to California's long drought.
Go into your local garden store and ask: ‘Where are the native plants?’June 25, 2016 - Steve Scauzillo sings the praises of native plants and laments how hard they are to find at local nurseries and home improvement stores. Hey, Steve, try Hahamongna Cooperative Nursery.
Update on regional projectsJune 23, 2016 - County Flood Control officials Chris Stone and Keith Lilley made a report to the La Cañada City Council regarding the implementation of their Big Dig sediment excavation program for the Devil's Gate Dam area in Hahamongna Watershed Park.
Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra NevadaJune 22, 2016 - More than 26 million trees have died in the Southern Sierra Nevada region of California since October 2015.
What Lake Mead’s Record Low Means for CaliforniaJune 20, 2016 - The long-term impacts of the Southwest drought are becoming very apparent with the new low at the Lake Mead Reservoir on the Colorado River. -

Arroyo Seco Foundation
Los Angeles River Center, 570 W. Avenue 26 #450, Los Angeles, CA 90065
PO Box 91622, Pasadena, CA 91109
(323) 405-7326 | info@arroyoseco.org

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