To Protect and Preserve: One Arroyo Foundation Boosts Local Treasure

The recently formed One Arroyo Foundation is fundraising to protect and enhance trails within the historic Arroyo Seco, uniting some 22 miles of trails within its 900 acres.
Photo courtesy One Arroyo Foundation
The recently formed One Arroyo Foundation is fundraising to protect and enhance trails within the historic Arroyo Seco, uniting some 22 miles of trails within its 900 acres.

It’s been a great winter for Pasadena’s backyard wilderness, the Arroyo Seco. Steeped in lush green, the local trails crisscrossing the tributary basin emit scents of sage and lilac, and, if you keep climbing, you’ll find a panorama of soft buckwheat hills, interspersed with California’s deep orange poppies and mustard brush, a brook bubbling below. You’ll see hawks overhead, darting lizards and, if you’re lucky, a red and black coast mountain king snake sunning itself on a nearby rock. Continue reading “To Protect and Preserve: One Arroyo Foundation Boosts Local Treasure”