Arlington Garden • Pasadena • This garden is not only friendly to people and pets, but also exists as a refuge for Pasadena's native fauna. Birds, bees and butterflies are particularly abundant and can be seen throughout the year.
Angeles National Forest • Arcadia • Volunteer activities can be tailored to specific talents and interests and learn new skills. Help is needed in managing campgrounds, interacting with the public at visitor centers, helping run events and leading projects, like National Public Lands Day, building trails, inventorying wildlife and plants, serving as fire lookouts.
Amigos De Los Rios • Altadena • Volunteers are working planting, weeding, mulching and providing love to parks in the community.
Arroyo and Foothill Conservancy • San Gabriel • Preserves land and restores habitat in the San Gabriel valley.
Arroyo Seco Foundation • Pasadena • Organization to preserve and promote the Arroyo Seco.
California Native Plant Society • Pasadena • Conserves and protects California native plants and habitats.
Citizens Climate Lobby • Pasadena • Exists to create the political will for climate solutions by enabling individual breakthroughs in the exercise of personal and political power.
Descanso Garden • La Canada • Botanical gardens and seasonal horticultural displays.. Education and public outreach.
Eaton Canyon • Pasadena • 190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of San Gabriel Mountains.
EnrichLA • Los Angeles • Engaging students to cultivate and appreciate eating simple whole foods through hands-on lessons.
Environment California • Los Angeles • State environmental group protecting places, advancing the environmental values, and winning real results for the environment such as clean air, clean water and the open spaces.
Friends of the Los Angeles River • Los Angeles • Focusing on improving the 51 mile waterway that runs from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach, and provides freshwater to 14 cities in the greater LA area.
Heal the Bay • Santa Monica • Envisioning thriving oceans, healthy watersheds and smart water; Heal the Bay is working toward a greener, bluer Los Angeles County for everyone.
Huntington Library • San Marino • Art collections, 16 different botanical gardens and library with a Lookout Association.
National Forest Foundation - San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative • Pasadena • Identifies and prioritizes sustainable opportunities, including public safety, watershed, recreation, educational, cultural and historical resources, maintain an open line of communication and relationship with the Forest Service.
National Park Services • Los Angeles area • Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts.
The Nature Conservancy • Los Angeles • Builds a world where human ingenuity is aligned to support nature to do what it does best - sustaining all life on Earth.
Nature Friends of Los Angeles • Los Angeles • An opportunity to appreciate nature and the natural scenery of the country, acquire, build and maintain lodges, shelters, houses. and other places of recreation, arrange meetings, social and cultural activities, exhibitions and lectures in support of the club.
Northeast Trees • Los Angeles • Bringing nature back to the urban environment.
One Arroyo • Pasadena • Preserving, enhancing, and connecting the end-to-end trail system, the headwaters and the tributaries, the natural habitats, the recreational and cultural venues, and the historic sites of Pasadena's great outdoor space, the historic Arroyo Seco, also known as One Arroyo.
Pasadena Beautiful Foundation • Pasadena • Works with individuals, community organizations and the City to restore, renew and protect
Pasadena's parks, urban forests and public spaces.
San Gabriel Mountains Forever • Altadena • Working to preserve Southern California's most scenic and valuable natural resource: the San Gabriel Mountains.
Santa Monica Mountains Fund • Santa Monica • Protecting California's mountains by focusing on wildlife preservation, mountain lion protection, numerous educational programs and myriad hiking and biking opportunities.
Sustainability Caltech • Caltech • Reducing Caltech's environmental impact and promoting stewardship within the Caltech community.
Theodore Payne Foundation • Sun Valley • Promotes, preserves and restore California landscapes and habitats to propagate and make available California native plants and wildflowers, to educate and acquire knowledge about California flora and natural history.
TreePeople • Beverly Hills • Promoting planting and caring for trees, harvesting the rain, and renewing depleted landscapes to grow a greener, shadier and more water-secure city.
Techers for a Sustainable Future • Caltech • Promotes campus sustainability in energy, investments, and resources. Hosts a sustainability film series, gardening series, field trips and workshops/speaker events.
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