To preserve, protect and restore

Stewards of the
Arroyo Seco

Stewards of the Arroyo Seco is a grassroots organization for advocates and activists who love the Arroyo. The Stewards of the Arroyo Seco conduct advocacy and action campaigns to preserve, protect and restore the Arroyo Seco. Conservation education and stream restoration are key goals.

What is Stewardship?

Stewardship is caring, but much more. It includes advocacy and activism. It means that individuals and groups exercise their responsibility to preserve, protect, and restore nature's grandeur and shape a resilient future.

The Value of Natural Lands

Parks and open space produce health as well as economic benefits. Parks provide exercise and recreatonal benefits for all ages. They attract visitors who put new dollars into local economies. They enhance the value of residential properties and produces increased tax revenues for communities.

Open space captures precipitation, reduces stormwater management costs, and protects underground water sources, reducing the cost of drinking water.

Trees and shrubs reduce air pollution, provide shade and reduce carbon emissions. They also provide precious habitat for wild creatures and humans.

Natural Lands and Trees Protect Communities From Climate Change

Preserving Our Natural Heritage

SOPL Launches Stewards of the Arroyo Seco

The Arroyo Seco Watershed is one of the most precious nature treasures in Southern California. Extending from the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains through the communities of Altadena, La CaƱada Flintridge, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Highland Park, Mount Washington, Hermon, Montecito Heights, Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights to join the Los Angeles River just north of Downtown LA.

Stewards of Public Land is determined to preserve, protect and restore the natural character of the Arroyo Seco stream and the surrounding commmunities. We urge you to join with us to fight for a resilient future.

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Our public lands -- open space, parks, forests, and rivers -- are being neglected, over-utilized, and abused.

We focus on the Arroyo Seco and list here the immediate goals for stewardship of that great tributary of the Los Angles River.

Restore Steelhead in the AS Mountain Watershed

Remove the flood control channel in the stream in Pasadena's Lower Arroyo

Restore the North Branch of the Arroyo Seco in Sycamore Grove Park

Complete Confluence Park

Repair Hahamongna Habitat

Complete the LA County/Corps of Engineers Arroyo Seco Ecosystem Restoraton Program

Protect Poppy Peak from Dangerous Developments

Replenish the Raymond Groundwater Basin

Native Plant Landscape Transformation

Council of Arroyo Seco Organizations (CASO)

CASO is a dynamic forum for organizations working to make a difference in the quality of life in the Arroyo Seco area through issues such as transportation, environment, outdoor recreation, historic preservation, education and many more.


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Stewards of Public Land, PO Box 92722, Pasadena, CA 91109-2722