We are passionate about working to protect the remaining foothill open spaces to support the health of our watershed and to ensure future access to and enjoyment of the foothills and the adjacent Angeles National Forest.

City of La Verne
Founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1906, La Verne is nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel – Pomona Valleys. La Verne is situated approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles and has a population of over 33,000. Although La Verne is located in metropolitan Los Angeles County, it is a “close-knit” community which has been able to retain its “small town” traditions and virtues.

San Gabriel Mountains Regional Conservancy (SGMRC)
Our mission is to promote the preservation of land and/or buildings for historic, educational, ecological, recreational, or open space opportunities. You play a huge part in completing this mission.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL)
The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

Claremont Wildlands Conservancy
The mission of the Claremont Wildlands Conservancy is to preserve the land, air, watershed, and wildlife resources of the San Gabriel Mountains foothills in the greater Claremont area of northeastern Los Angeles County, and to protect important biotic habitats as well as natural areas for the enjoyment of current and future generations.

Glendora Community Conservancy (GCC)
To promote the preservation of land and/or buildings for historic, educational, ecological, recreational, scenic, or open space opportunities.

Angeles National Forest
To the millions of Los Angeles-area residents and to visitors from all over the world, the Angeles National Forest provides a thousand square miles of open space and a variety of recreation opportunities year-around.

LA County Parks & Recreation
The Department provides the residents and visitors of Los Angeles County with quality recreational opportunities that promote a healthy lifestyle and strengthen the community through diverse physical, educational, and cultural programming, and enhances the community environment by acquiring, developing, and maintaining County Parks, gardens, golf courses, trails,and open space areas.

San Dimas Experimental Forrest (SDEF)
The San Dimas Experimental Forest serves as a field laboratory for studies of chaparral and related ecosystems, and has been recognized by national and international organizations. It covers 6,945 ha (17,153 acres) in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles, and has a typical Mediterranean-type climate.

The California Native Plant Society
Protecting California’s Native Flora since 1965. The California Native Plant Society works hard to protect California’s native plant heritage and preserve it for future generations. Our nearly 10,000 members promote native plant appreciation, research, education, and conservation through our five statewide programs and 33 regional chapters in California.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG)
An active partner with the California Native Plant Society and strives to display, document and conserve the remarkable flora of California. The largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California’s native plants.

The San Gabriel Mountains Regional Conservancy Network


The San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC)
RMC was created by the California legislature in 1999; it is one of ten conservancies within the California Resources Agency. RMC’s mission is to preserve open space and habitat in order to provide for low-impact recreation and educational uses, wildlife habitat restoration and protection, and watershed improvements within our jurisdiction.

The Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
WCB was created by legislation in 1947 to administer a capital outlay program for wildlife conservation and related public recreation.

The Sierra Club
Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. We are the largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. And our founder, John Muir, appears on the back of the California quarter.