Archive for February, 2010

O.C. Couple Faces Fines for New Garden

February 25th, 2010

This is an example of what we hope to prevent with education through the Ocean Friendly Gardens program. Check out the attached newsclip to see video of the garden, the plants in front will eventually fill to completely… more »

The Enigma of a San Diego Apartment’s Water Use

February 25th, 2010

Councilwoman Marti Emerald has pushed a new law forward that would require almost every new apartment built in the city to include individual sub-meters to measure water use. It would apply to the more than 80,000 new apartments… more »

Environmental and Health Concerns Don’t Stop at U.S.-Mexican Border

February 25th, 2010

The border between the United States and Mexico is fortified with walls and fences and patrolled by aircraft, remote-sensing technology, and an increasing number of border patrol agents. But just putting up barriers doesn’t break the deep-rooted economic… more »

Ask an Alien

February 24th, 2010

OK, we admit this offshore oil drilling discussion can get pretty confusing sometimes, with all the claims and counter-claims, so we thought we would seek out some “expert” advice from a more advanced civilization. We were pleasantly surprised… more »

Plans to step up Navy training worry neighbors

February 24th, 2010

Noise, environmental issues on Silver StrandBy Janine Zúñiga, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITERTuesday, February 23, 2010 at 12:02 a.m.K.C. AlfredMembers of Beachmaster Unit 1 conducted drills last week at the Navy’s Silver Strand Training Complex.Photo by K.C. AlfredThe Navy wants… more »

2,350 oil spills into the Mediterranean… in one year

February 24th, 2010

2,350 oil spills into the Mediterranean… in one year more »

No B.S. Network Meeting

February 23rd, 2010

Tijuana River Network- meeting notes- February 18, 2010WiLDCOAST office, Imperial BeachAttendees: Laura Silvan from Fundacion La Puerta, Margarita Diaz from Proyecto Fronterizo, Roderick Michener from Surfrider, Dan Kesler, Danielle Litke from TJ Estuary, Rachael Dorfman from SF, Angela… more »

Tijuana River Valley Recovery Team Workshop

February 23rd, 2010

Meeting notes from Friday, January 29, 2010 – 9am to 12 Lowest Atmospheric pressure ever recorded.Mouth of the river -> Sand covered channels south of the river mouth. Tidal exchange keep lagoon healthy.Goat Canyon Flows – sediment basins:… more »

SurfriderSD HOTYB Committee Meeting Wednesday 2/24 6:30pm

February 23rd, 2010

Do you hate cigarette butt litter too? If so, please join us on Wednesday evening for a planning meeting for the ‘Hold On To Your Butt’ anti-cigarette litter campaign in San Diego. This is a big year with… more »

Rainwater Harvesting – Surfrider San Diego’s February Chapter Meeting

February 23rd, 2010

In case you missed the last chapter meeting, we have posted the video online; http://vimeo.com/9660633 Brook Sarson is owner and founder of H2OME, San Diego’s first rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling installation business. Offering consultations on water reuse… more »