Support our Public Lands
We treasure our supporters and the work you do every year! From volunteers and donors to staff and board members, we are honored by your commitment to our efforts. Public Lands benefit each and every one of us on a daily, monthly and annual basis. These local treasures provide both physical and mental benefits – from clean air and water to places that bring us the joys of recreation, gathering, play, solitude, beauty, and respite.
People need public land—and for almost 25 years, The Southern California Mountains Foundation has worked to protect it. Through conservation initiatives, innovative environmental education, and the operation of the largest discovery center and local corps serving the Inland Empire, we empower people to learn and protect the San Bernardino National Forest.
Music in the Mountains Tickets are now available.
What's Happening in the Mountains
MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Tickets are now on sale! A ticket to a Music in the Mountains concert does more than get you into a great show, it helps to protect your public lands.
The Big Bear Discovery Center building is currently closed for remodeling, but we are open with information and programs at our amphitheater area. Stop by and be one of the more than 190,000 yearly visitors to enjoy weekly programs, eco-tours, and special events. Enjoy outdoor concerts, theater productions, and nighttime interpretive programs in the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater.
JOIN THE URBAN CONSERVATION CORPS
Looking for a great career? Consider joining the Inland Empire UCC! Corpsmembers serve in the Southern California Mountains and get valuable skills that can launch your career in environmental conservation.
We are accepting applications now!
Explore Our Programs
Since 1993, the organization has made a critical difference, executing volunteer programs that donated 1.5 million hours of service valued at $32,685,000.00.
Click on the programs below to learn more.