Archive for August, 2011

Remember, September is a Great Month to be a Clean Water Advocate!

Summer has come to an end. Kids are back in school. Fall is right around the corner. You know what this all means? It’s a great time to get out and volunteer for a cleaner Los Angeles! Below is a list of events in our area. There is sure to be one that fits your…

How Are You Celebrating National Water Quality Month?

Did you know that the month of August is National Water Quality Month? Yeah, we knew there was a reason we loved this month so much. It’s a perfect time to look at how we can improve local water quality by following a few simple tips! How are water quality and stormwater related? Here’s how:…

Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project Kicks Off

    In 1984, Echo Park Lake was drained and cleaned up in preparation for visitors from around the globe during the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Now, almost three decades later, LA’s most iconic lake is being emptied once again. This time Echo Park Lake, long considered the crown jewel among Los Angeles’ recreational…

Make Your Garden Ocean Friendly – A Chat with Surfrider Foundation’s Paul Herzog

Paul Herzog works for Surfrider Foundation and is the National Coordinator for their Ocean Friendly Garden Program. The LA Stormwater Program recently caught up with Paul to discuss the program he oversees and glean a little insight on how to make our yards and gardens friendlier to our waterways. LA Stormwater: Hi Paul! Can you…

A Clean Water August: Your Monthly Events are Here!

August is here, and we know your month is full of fun summer activities! Why not add a great community event to the list? Here’s a breakdown of a few taking place in August. >Every Thursday this month Transition LA will be tending and harvesting community gardens. And guess what? They need volunteers! >On Saturday,…

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