Angeles National Forest Recovery Meeting

WHAT: The National Forest Foundation (NFF), government leaders and elected officials, conservation organizations and corporate sponsors are gathering to announce a new partnership to help restore the unique treasure Southern California has in the Angeles National Forest.
The Station Fire Burn Area, which harbors critical drinking water sources within the Angeles National Forest, is being restored with the help of the NFF and partners, to recover water quality, recreational opportunities and air quality for generations of Southern California residents. Speakers and presenters tentatively include USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman and NFF Chairman and Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks. A guided tour of the collaborative forest and watershed restoration efforts will be provided.
WHO: Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman
Environmental leaders
National Forest Foundation Board members and staff
South Coast Air Quality Management District leadership
Southern California Edison company leadership
Local and state elected officials

WHEN: Friday, April 15, 2011, 10:00 – 11:30 A.M.

WHERE: Wildwood Picnic Area, 1 Doske Road, Tujunga, CA 91042

*Event organizers recommend appropriate clothes for variable weather conditions and terrain; there will be some walking on dirt and uneven surfaces.

VISUALS: In addition to offering views of the restoration site, the event will present ceremonial weed removal and tree planting as part of future restoration.

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