Archive for February, 2011

Redemption & Recycling of Cigarette Butts?

February 27th, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/get_player Hey everyone! RippleLife’s grassroots project offers the first ever Butt Redemption Value (BRV) to incentivize the collection of cigarette butts the same way bottles, cans, and other recyclables are. It’s a chance for outdoor lovers to get… more »

More butts collected at beach cleanups!

February 26th, 2011

On Feb 19, 2011 at the Moonlight Beach cleanup, 33 volunteers picked up 1025 cigarette butts–wow thanks for keeping our beaches clean:) more »

February RAP Meeting

February 24th, 2011

Rappers gathered for February’s meeting in a LEED certified green home in Encinitas. The home was beautiful, Eco-friendly, and really inspired us to come up with ideas to support our mission. The hot items that were up for… more »

Poster Design Contest: Calling All Artists!

February 24th, 2011

Surfrider SD is excited to be hosting the 20th Annual Paddle For Clean Water this year in Ocean Beach. Mark your calendars now for Sunday September 18th and we’ll see you there. Since the 20th Annual is a… more »

Title Image from Chris Del Moro!

February 24th, 2011

Surfrider SD is stoked to feature North County artist Chris Del Moro’s work on our event invite and promo materials this year. To learn more about Chris and what he’s up to visit: collecticlife.blogspot.com Thanks for your support… more »

Spike in baby dolphins deaths in the Gulf

February 24th, 2011

Baby dolphins, some barely three feet in length, are washing up along the Mississippi and Alabama shorelines at about 10 times the normal number for the first two months of the year, researchers are finding. As now February… more »

Federal Legislation Update

February 23rd, 2011

A number of bills have been introduced in Congress this session that would restrict or ban new offshore drilling or improve the regulation, safety, and oversight of drilling activities. The strongest of these is the NO NEW DRILLING… more »

Sustainable Urban Landscape Conference

February 23rd, 2011

The Cuyamaca College Horticulture Program, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension Service and the Cuyamaca College Botanical Society, is proud to present the Third Annual Sustainable Urban Landscape Conference. The conference will be held on Thursday… more »

Sherri Lightner’s Proposed Water Policy Statement: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back.

February 23rd, 2011

In San Diego, we have major water issues.  After all, we live in a desert, and water resources are precious.  Yesterday NPR reported on local city council member, Sheri Lightner’s  recent memo which calls for “Developing a Comprehensive… more »

February 23rd, 2011

Buses are available to tonight’s Gregory Canyon Landfill hearing in Fallbrook. START: Sierra Club San Diego Office: 8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (parking lot isavailable) starting at 4:15pm.Stop 2: La Costa Park and Ride (located east of I-5 and… more »