Archive for July, 2009

Beer Sponsor: Stone Brewing Co.

July 31st, 2009

SurfriderSD is stoked to have Stone Brewing Co. sponsor the beer garden again this year. Get ready for some of San Diego’s finest beer! Stone has been a long-time supporter of SurfriderSD through their annual anniversary event. If… more »

Supporting Sponsor: Cali Bamboo

July 31st, 2009

San Diego-based Cali Bamboo manufactures green building products for residential and commercial projects made entirely from bamboo; one of the world’s most durable, sustainable and renewable materials. Founded in 2004 by Jeff Goldberg and Tanner Haigwood, the company… more »

Supporting Sponsor: Cali Bamboo

July 31st, 2009

San Diego-based Cali Bamboo manufactures green building products for residential and commercial projects made entirely from bamboo; one of the world’s most durable, sustainable and renewable materials. Founded in 2004 by Jeff Goldberg and Tanner Haigwood, the company… more »

Report Shows Beach Water Quality Jeopardizing Health

July 29th, 2009

SWIMMING IN OUR OWN SEWAGE We may think of San Diego County’s beaches as five-star attractions. But an environmental group says the water quality at many of our beaches get lower ratings. Part of the problem is the… more »

BECC-NADB Board of Directors certifies and approves US$30 million in funding for 6 new border projects

July 28th, 2009

(San Antonio, Texas) The Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) held its semi-annual meeting today at which 6 projects totaling US$38.1 million were certified and approved to… more »

Marine Life Protection Act Regional Stakeholder Group Meeting in Carlsbad, CA

July 28th, 2009

One of the Last Chances to Provide Input on Maps for Marine Protected AreasThe MLPA Regional Stakeholder Group (the people tasked with making the maps for protected areas) is entering into “Round 3 of map making”. After Round… more »

Breathing Easier in CA; Coasts Still Threatened in FL

July 28th, 2009

California dodged an oily bullet over the weekend when the State Assembly rejected Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposed end-run around the State Lands Commission , who had voted down a new offsore oil drilling project off Santa Barbara in February…. more »

Ranchers fear return of floods

July 27th, 2009

With wet winter forecast, debris removal urged If the Tijuana River Valley isn’t cleared of debris by early fall, horse owners and ranchers fear they could have a repeat of last year’s catastrophic flooding. Forecasters are predicting El… more »

Four Walls International

July 23rd, 2009

“It’s a secondhand town. Everything has been used by somebody else before,” says Oscar Romo, a UC San Diego lecturer on urban studies and planning and the Coastal Training Program coordinator at the 2500-acre Tijuana River National Estuarine… more »

Imperial Beach’s WiLDCOAST Receives Environmental Grant From California American Water

July 22nd, 2009

Funds will be used to restore and clean up Otay and Tijuana River Watersheds San Diego, CA (Vocus) — California American Water announced today that WiLDCOAST in Imperial Beach will receive funding through the Company’s 2009 Environmental Grant… more »