Arroyo Currents

         June 2018

Senator Portantino's Arroyo Seco Bill Moves Ahead

Senator Anthony Portantino wants to make sure that the Arroyo Seco doesn't get left out of LA River planning, so he introduced legislation to include the Arroyo in the newly-formed Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group that was formed by the legislature last year.

ASF is proud to support the bill and pleased to report tha the bill received unanimous support in the California Senate and has now moved to the Assembly.


River Rangers Can Make the Los Angeles River and the Arroyo Seco Safer and More Inviting

ASF has been helping plan and spread the word about the potential for the LA River Rangers to improve safety and users experience on the LA River and its tributaries.

Draft River Rangers Plan

One Arroyo Concerns

There was a lively discussion at the recent Arroyo Seco Quarterly Meeting about "One Arroyo" and what it means for the future of the Arroyo.

Community Concerns

White Sage —
Salvia Apiana

Come see the sages blossoming at Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery this Spring.

Learn More About White Sage

New District Ranger Appointed for Angeles National Forest

Jamahl Butler has been named the new District Ranger for the Angeles National Forest Los Angeles Gateway District, which includes the Arroyo Seco. Butler has recently served as the Acting District Ranger. Jamal has worked for the US Forest Service for eight years and has an impressive background in and dedication to ecological restoration and conservation.


Trout Scouting in the Arroyo - Sunday, May 20th

Some hardy trout scouts headed up the Arroyo to assess stream habitat conditions in the upper watershed.


There's lots of ways to get involved in the Arroyo —

* Stream Team * Grow Native Plants * Save Hahamongna * Trout Scouting

Let us know how you'd like to help:

Brown Canyon Dam — Then and Now

Paul Ayers unearthed these pictures of Brown Canyon Dam three and a half miles up the Arroyo Seco Canyon from the mouth of the Arroyo near JPL. The first is soon after construction in 1942; the second is from this April.

Arroyo Calendar

Tuesday, June 26, 9:00 amAssembly Hearing on SB 1126

Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee, 1020 N Street, Room 160, Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, June 11, 7:00pmArroyo Seco Quarterly Meeting

Donald Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

Arroyo Seco Foundation
570 W. Avenue 26 #450
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 405-7326
PO Box 91622
Pasadena, CA 91109-1622

Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery
Hahamongna Watershed Park
4550 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 657-0392