December 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

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

December, 18, 2016 - Volunteers from Arroyo Seco Foundation and Hahamongna Nursery along with Linda Vista Library Associates transformed the library into a beautiful native plant garden.

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.


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And Get a Ten Percent Discount at the Holiday Plant Sale on Sat., 12/18

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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.

Saturday, December 17, 9:00amHahamongna Nursery Holiday Sale
Sunday, December 18, 9:00amLinda Vista Library Native Plant Planting
Wednesday, December 21, 6:30pm2016 Arroyo Verde Awards
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 7:00pmASF Quarterly Meeting

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

California's forests are turning tree cutters into millionairesDecember 14, 2016 - Here's the sad story of the more than 100 million trees that the drought and other conditions have doomed in California.
Grease for the PalmsDecember 9, 2016 - Two grand Canary Island Palms that once towered over the old Twin Palms restaurant have been reduced to sawdust, but the owner will have to pay for not having a permit
Local Landmarks LostDecember 6, 2016 - Palm trees? What palm trees? Remember those grand palm trees at the Twin Palms restaurant? Gone without fanfare or a permit.
New ‘Open Rivers Fund’ to restore waterways, remove aging damsNovember 29, 2016 - The Hewlett Foundation and the Resources Legacy Fund have developed an 'Open Rivers Fund" to restore waterways and remove antiquated dams like Brown Canyon Dam in the Arroyo Seco.
In new plan for Arroyo Seco, a real river runs through it: Larry WilsonNovember 22, 2016 - Larry Wilson describes the new plans recently unveiled at a meet in Pasadena to restore the natural character of the Arroyo Seco stream and canyon.
Drought Fosters Water Alliance Between StatesNovember 11, 2016 - KQED reports that states in the Southwest are working together behind the scenes on ways to meet the long-term water supply challenges on the Colorado River by sharing water.
Op-Ed The delta tunnels — a project only engineers can love November 20, 2016 - Jacques Leslie rips into the diminishing justification for California Big Fix program for the Bay Delta. -
102 million dead California trees 'unprecedented in our modern history,' officials sayNovember 19, 2016 - The devastating impact of California's long drought has caused the death of more than 100 million trees. The majority of the dead trees are in the southern and central Sierra Nevada region.-
Exciting Alternatives for Arroyo RestorationNovember 18, 2016 - Here's a report on the November 15 meeting in which the Corps of Engineers presented alternatives for ecosystem restoration in the Arroyo Seco.

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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