We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that (1) supports youth development through conservation initiatives integrating environmental education, training and hands-on service projects; (2) protects our natural esources through adult and family-led programming; (3) provides interpretive services that focus on outdoor recreation, responsible use, and stewardship of our natural environment; and (4) collaborates with multi-agencies to help create healthy forested and urban communities.
We achieve our mission by raising money, organizing critical volunteer resources, and creating and managing programs focused on health, stewardship and sustainability of our Southern California mountains and urban “forests”.
National Children's Forest
Visitor Center at Children's Forest is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 5pm through September 1; meet our youth leaders and learn about our wildlife, natural history or take a guided hike!
Music in the Mountains; We're pleased to report our season passes for this summer's series of 3 shows are sold out; however, general admission tickets are still available for the June 29 opening show. All ticket options are available for the July 20 and August 31 concerts. Tickets are selling briskly; buy yours now. Thank you for your support! Help heal our mountains with music!
All 7 Lookouts are open as working visitor centers staffed by volunteer hosts; please join us for some amazing views and learn how we spot fires, learn about our mountain ecology, and how we're keeping the lookouts a vibrant part of our local mountains.
Forest Care Extended
Forest Care has been extended through December 31, 2013 to help create more healthy and fire-safe forested communities! We will meet with any interested landowners through August, 2013. Reimbursement requests must be received by the Forest Care office by September 15, 2013.