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    Hike with AFC

    We'd love to take your group on a hike in the local foothills.

    Click on the image above to email Chief Executive John Howell to set up a hike.

    Help Preserve Wildlife Corridors

    Rosemont Preserve Spring Family Celebration Sunday, April 15th, 3-5pm

    Come one, come all to enjoy the beauty of the Rosemont Preserve in the Spring!

    Bring your kids to this special family event at the Preserve.  This is a special opportunity for hands on games, art projects and learning related to plants, animals, and local Native American heritage at the Preserve. Try acorn pancakes or chia jam!  
    We will also offer a scavenger hunt and docent-led walks for those wishing to further explore the Preserve ecosystem.

    Rosemont Preserve Tour Saturday, March 24th, 9-11am - Fire & Flood Landscape Resilience with Cassy Aoyagi

    Join FormLA Landscaping president Cassy Aoyagi in the Rosemont Preserve to learn about the impact of landscapes on LA’s overall resilience.

    Post-fire and slide it is more critical than ever that we take great care with what we introduce to our gardens and wildspaces. Authentic foothill-native plants protect wildspaces and homes. They stay lush and leafy in both drought and deluge and, therefore, do a better job of resisting fire, whereas many plants promoted as drought-tolerant are highly flammable. Their roots of natives also help protect slopes from mudslide.

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    In 2017, Rosemont Preserve restored and re-wilded slopes close to homes. Volunteers removed invasive plants and replaced them with native plants native to the LA foothills. It now serves as a great model for landscaping at the urban-wildspace interface.

    If you are looking to restore a slope or simply make your garden and LA more resilient, this is a great opportunity to see what can be accomplished. We hope to see you there!

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