The Ocean Friendly Gardens Program is a complimentary program to Surfrider Foundation’s Rise Above Plastics Campaign. But lots of great activity is happening about single-use plastics awareness. Check out this Heal The Bay video about the migration of the Plastic Bag from grocery store to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch hilariously narrated by Jeremy Irons.
Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 by pamela in East Coast, Environment 911, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Media, G3 Partners, Los Angeles/South Bay, Nature Lessons, Orange County, San Diego County, San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Barbara County, Surfrider Foundation, Ventura County, Video, Water Conservation, Watershed Notes
Thursday March 8, 2012 – Thursday March 8, 2012 Newport Beach Public Library Map and Directions | Register Description: It’s time for the 4th annual WaterMiser Workshop located at the Central Library. The focus of the evening will be on Ocean Friendly and native planting with emphasis on water conservation and water quality (reducing and [...]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by pamela in Environment 911, G3 Blog, G3 Community, Green Infrastructure, Los Angeles/South Bay, Nature Lessons, Orange County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, Water Conservation, Watershed Notes
This post is all about heavy lifting. First, we’ve linked to this discussion about the Edmonston Pumping Plant that lifts the water up over the Tehachapis mountains for our benefit here in SoCal. We SoCal inhabitants must import more than 50% of our water from upstate or out of state, spending hundreds of millions and a [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by pamela in G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Design Studio, G3 Education, Homeowner, HOWs, Neighborhood Walks, Orange County, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Watershed Friendly Gardens
Another successful Lawn Patrol was launched today in Long Beach, anchored by the Ocean Friendly Garden built by Surfrider Foundation and community volunteers in April 2011. Now, only four months later, the garden is beginning to look like the real and natural Long Beach it aspires to emulate. Many of the native and climate-appropriate plants [...]
A warm August evening. A stunning outdoor living space. Landscape professionals who can cook. Where are we? The O.C. of course! Once again the OCLDN hosts a great event. This time it was a barbeque to celebrate summer and introduce to the group Paul Herzog of Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Gardens Program and Lenica Castner, [...]