November 2016

We're Going to Trial in January -- We Urgently Need Your Support Now to Stop The County's Devastating Big Dig Program for Hahamongna

Please Donate Now

Fall is the best time to beautify your yard and garden with native plants. Come to Hahamongna Nursery to transform your yard

The Corps of Engineers has some exciting proposals to make about how to restore and enhance the Arroyo Seco ecosystem.

Nominate a Local Hero for an Arroyo Verde Award

At our holiday party each year ASF presents the Arroyo Verde Awards to people, organizations and agencies that have made outstanding contributions to improving the Arroyo Seco and its nearby neighborhoods. These awards are the most prestigious environmental awards in our region.

This year we would like to give you the opportunity to nominate worthy candidates for the 2016 awards. Nominations will be accepted until November 30 and will be carefully reviewed by the Arroyo Verde Awards committee which will make the final selection and announce the winners in early December along with details about the Arroyo holiday party.


The Year is Coming To An End Soon
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And Get a Ten Percent Discount at the Acorn Festival Plant Sale on Sat., 11/12

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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.

Monday, November 7, 6:30 pm

USACE Glendale Narrows Workshop

Saturday, November 12, 9:00 am

Members Only Plant Sale

Saturday, November 12, 11:00 am

Acorn Festival & Fall Plant Sale

Tuesday, November 15, 6:30 pm

Arroyo Seco Ecosystem Restoration Workshop

Friday, November 25, 10:00 am

Opt Outside & Explore The Arroyo Seco

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 entire story

No Reprieve: Despite Last-Ditch Efforts, 3 South Lake Avenue Trees Cut Down as Dismayed Protesters Hold VigilNovember 6, 2016 - Despite protests, petitions and a legal filing, three venerable ficus trees on South Lake Avenue fell to the chain saws late on Saturday night.
Rose Bowl Looks at Adding Major Concert, International Soccer Match to 2017 ScheduleNovember 3, 2016 - Look for another major concernt and international soccer match in 2017 at the Rose Bowl. -
Creeping corporate naming in the Arroyo SecoNovember 1, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News consider corporate naming in the Arroyo Seco and believe "Pasadena City Hall needs to draw up more careful guidelines for naming public spaces." We couldn't agree more.
Clock Ticks on Funding for Non-Potable Water PipelineOctober 26, 2016 - Pasadena Water & Power has been exploring issues and alternatives for the pipeline to bring in recycled water from Glendale, but their efforts haven't satisfied Arroyo residents like Nina Chomsky.
Pasadena stands ground: 3 mature ficus trees on South Lake Avenue must goOctober 25, 2016 - Three magnificient ficus trees on South Lake Avenue are condemned to the chain saws by Pasadena City Council approval of a legal settlement with a property owner who has been trying to get the trees removed for years. The trees will be replaced by the Ugly Duckling of the tree world, the Chinese pistache, which reportedly will have a great canopy in a few decades.

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 |

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