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RESTORES AND PROTECTS
CONSERVES & PROTECTS
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The San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) was created by the California legislature in 1999. We’re one of ten conservancies within the California Resources Agency. Our mission is to preserve open space and habitat in order to provide for low-impact recreation and educational uses, wildlife habitat restoration and protection, and watershed improvements within our jurisdiction.
Our territory covers eastern Los Angeles County and western Orange County. This vast and varied area includes mountains, valleys, rivers, coastal plain, and coastline. Check out other regional, geospatial information on our interactive map.
Our governing board is comprised of 15 voting, 9 non-voting members who are appointed or are designated by virtue of the office they hold: local, state and federal. The Conservancy has no power of condemnation or authority over city zoning laws.
A Parkway and Open Space Plan was written, as required by the Conservancy’s founding legislation. Subsequently, a number of additional, specialized plans have been created supported by RMC and partner organizations.
The Rivers and Mountains Conservancy is a member of four (4) joint powers authorities (JPA). Click on the following links for information about those authorities and their Board Meetings.
The latest WCA Board Meeting is Thursday May 18, 2023. More details on WCA's Board Meeting is available here.
The latest LCWA Board Meeting is May 4, 2023. More details on LCWA's Board Meeting is available here.
The next Board Meeting for the Azusa-RMC JPA is To Be Determined. Azusa-RMC JPA Board Meeting information is available here. For more information, contact the Authority at (626) 815-1019.
The next Board Meeting for the San Gabriel River Discovery Center Authority is To Be Determined. Latest Meeting Agenda can be found here
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