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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Feds May Help Out East L.A.County Wildlife Corridors...

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Feds Ask Public about Connecting L.A. Parks



http://www.nps.gov/pwro/sangabriel/


http://www.nps.gov/pwro/sangabriel/studyprocess.htm


The "San Gabriel Watershed and Mountains Special Resource Study" is a once in a generation opportunity to bring in more resources to the Angeles National Forest to improve healthy, non-motorized recreation and to better protect the forest's natural and cultural resources.

The study team will release its draft proposals in early August and will be seeking public comment in a series of five meetings that include the El Monte Senior Center on the evening of August 31st and the Glendora Public Library on Monday, September 14th. Click here for details and to see other meeting locations.

1. El Monte----- Monday, August 31st (7pm - 9pm)
City of El Monte Senior Center
3120 N. Tyler Avenue

2. Diamond Bar------- Wednesday, September 2nd (7pm - 9pm)
Diamond Bar Center Ballroom
1600 S. Grand Avenue

3. Santa Clarita------ Thursday, September 3rd (7pm - 9pm)
George A. Caravalho Activities Center, Santa Clarita Room A
20880 Centre Point Parkway
4. Glendora------- Monday, September 14th (7pm - 9pm)
Glendora Public Library
140 South Glendora Avenue

5. Palmdale------ Tuesday, September 15th (7pm - 9pm)
Larry Chimbole Cultural Center,
Lilac Room
38350 Sierra Highway

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Angeles National Recreation Area?

http://www.modernhiker.com/2009/08/05/angeles-national-recreation-area/

The National Park Service has posted a detailed plan on the feasibility of incorporating the Angeles National Forest and the Puente-Chino Hills into its stewardship (PDF), and the news is pretty good. When looking at recommending acquiring new land, the Park Service asks several questions: 1. Does it possess nationally significant natural or cultural resources? 2.

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San Gabriel Mountains Interpretive Association
San Gabriel Mountains Interpretive Association, SGMIA
http://www.sgmia.org/

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http://www.puentehillsnature.blogspot.com/

puente hills blog--old site

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Luxury Homes Proposed for Hill west of San Gabriel River


http://saveourcommunity.us/?q=node/1008
Montebello hills EIR released

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http://www.montebellohillsreserve.com/habitat.html
map of development proposal’s open space (the slopes)

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http://www.hosec.com/webnews.htm
their news page—like a blog


Friends of the Whittier Narrows Natural Area - Home
http://naturalareafriends.net/

OVERLAY MAP: Partial view of Whittier Narrows Natural Area. The current Nature Center facilities are in yellow. The planned Discovery Center is in red with the main building (the length of a football field), a 150-space parking lot, a demonstration "we

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