Archive for March, 2011

New Bills Introduced to Expand Offshore Drilling

March 30th, 2011

On March 29, three different bills were introduced in Congress by Rep. Doc Hastings (WA) that would expand offshore drilling in the United States. These include the Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act which would overturn Obama’s recent… more »

Moving Toward Water Self-Sufficiency

March 29th, 2011

Barry Nelson of NRDC just wrote a great article highlighting efforts by Santa Monica, Long Beach, San Diego and a couple of water districts in Los Angeles who have significantly reduced their amounts of imported water through a… more »

March 19, 2011 Moonlight Beach Cleanup

March 25th, 2011

Last weekend volunteers cleaned up 2,820 cigarette butts! Thank you volunteers:) more »

High Line

March 23rd, 2011

Check out this cool original painting from artist Chivo entitled “High Line”. It’s acrylic on found (or FSC-certified) wood. Yeah for recycling! When not pushing paper in his day job or surfing the local Encinitas breaks, Chivo has… more »

KCET – Effects of sea level rise on California’s Coast

March 23rd, 2011

http://www.kcet.org/shows/socal_connected/content/environment/swept-away.html video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player more »

Cabo and Coral are back!

March 22nd, 2011

Thank you again to Dr. Udo Wahn for submitting some of the original art work by Hanna Daly used in his children’s book: Cabo and Coral’s Secret Surf Spot. Not only has Dr. Wahn contributed for many years,… more »

World Water Day March 22nd!

March 21st, 2011

World Water Day OFG Challenge! Decrease water use in your garden and create awareness in your neighborhood by doing one or more of the following: 1) Change regular sprinkler emitters to Hunter MP Rotators:  Each emitter only costs around… more »

Oceanside beach cleanup efforts!

March 19th, 2011

On Sat, 3/12/11, the beach cleanup crew in Oceanside collected 8799 butts! Wow what an ongoing issue!! more »

Encinitas OFG

March 18th, 2011

Our latest OFG in by Moonlight Beach in Encinitas is coming along nicely!!  Our next Lawn Patrol will be in this neighborhood on April 17th so mark your calendars and we’ll see you there!  Keep posted for exact… more »

6 Night Stay in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

March 18th, 2011

Oceans by DayStar donated a six-night stay at one of their five luxury oceanfront condo communities in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica for the silent auction at the Art Gala. Each boutique condo hotel offers the privacy and conveniences… more »