San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

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The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is a United States National Monument managed by the U.S.wikipedia
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Angeles National Forest

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The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is a United States National Monument managed by the U.S. Forest Service, which encompasses parts of the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest in California.
The ANF manages a majority of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

San Gabriel Mountains

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On October 10, 2014, President Barack Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to create the new monument, protecting 346,177 acres of public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Transverse Ranges. The movement to further preserve the San Gabriel Mountains began in 2003 when then Congresswoman Hilda Solis initiated an environmental feasibility report to see if it was possible to increase protection by National Monument designation.
On October 10, 2014, President Obama designated the area the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Sheep Mountain Wilderness

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It contains the Sheep Mountain Wilderness, the San Gabriel Wilderness, and Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness.
Sheep Mountain Wilderness is a wilderness area of 41883 acre within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and managed by the Angeles National Forest.

Telegraph Peak (California)

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The monument covers the central and northern regions of the San Gabriel Mountains, extending west to east from Upper Sand Canyon at Little Tujunga Canyon Road to Telegraph Peak.
Telegraph Peak, is a peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and San Bernardino County, California.

Mount San Antonio

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Most of the major peaks of the San Gabriels are within the limits of the monument, including Mount San Antonio, Mount Baden-Powell, and Throop Peak.
The peak is within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest.

San Gabriel Wilderness

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It contains the Sheep Mountain Wilderness, the San Gabriel Wilderness, and Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness.
The San Gabriel Wilderness is a wilderness area created in 1968 of more than 36,118 acres (150 km 2 ) within the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Throop Peak

Most of the major peaks of the San Gabriels are within the limits of the monument, including Mount San Antonio, Mount Baden-Powell, and Throop Peak.
Throop Peak is a 9142 ft peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest, in Los Angeles County, California.

Mount Baden-Powell

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Most of the major peaks of the San Gabriels are within the limits of the monument, including Mount San Antonio, Mount Baden-Powell, and Throop Peak.
The peak is within the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Hilda Solis

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The movement to further preserve the San Gabriel Mountains began in 2003 when then Congresswoman Hilda Solis initiated an environmental feasibility report to see if it was possible to increase protection by National Monument designation.
In May 2017, Solis voted in favor of retaining designation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, created in 2014 but under review, along with other recently created national monuments, by new U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke for possible revocation.

National monument (United States)

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The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is a United States National Monument managed by the U.S. Forest Service, which encompasses parts of the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest in California.

San Bernardino National Forest

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The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is a United States National Monument managed by the U.S. Forest Service, which encompasses parts of the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest in California.

Barack Obama

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On October 10, 2014, President Barack Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to create the new monument, protecting 346,177 acres of public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Transverse Ranges. The National Monument was established on October 10, 2014, by proclamation of President Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act.

Antiquities Act

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On October 10, 2014, President Barack Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to create the new monument, protecting 346,177 acres of public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Transverse Ranges. The National Monument was established on October 10, 2014, by proclamation of President Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act.

Transverse Ranges

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On October 10, 2014, President Barack Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to create the new monument, protecting 346,177 acres of public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Transverse Ranges.

Presidential proclamation (United States)

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The National Monument was established on October 10, 2014, by proclamation of President Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act.

Open space reserve

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More than 15 million people live within 90 minutes of the San Gabriel Mountains, which provides 70 percent of the open space for Angeleños and 30 percent of their drinking water.

Drinking water

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More than 15 million people live within 90 minutes of the San Gabriel Mountains, which provides 70 percent of the open space for Angeleños and 30 percent of their drinking water.

Environmental protection

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The creation of the monument was in response to decades of input and support from the local community demanding greater environmental protections for the heavily touristed region.

Public health

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Public health and Latino groups also advocated for protecting the public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains as an opportunity to protect access to open space and outdoor recreation as a way to counter the shortage of parks and open space in Los Angeles County which they claim has contributed to high childhood obesity rates.

Latino

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Public health and Latino groups also advocated for protecting the public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains as an opportunity to protect access to open space and outdoor recreation as a way to counter the shortage of parks and open space in Los Angeles County which they claim has contributed to high childhood obesity rates.

Eric Garcetti

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Local officials, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, cheered the news along with Hispanic, recreation, and conservation groups.

Los Angeles County, California

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Public health and Latino groups also advocated for protecting the public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains as an opportunity to protect access to open space and outdoor recreation as a way to counter the shortage of parks and open space in Los Angeles County which they claim has contributed to high childhood obesity rates.