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March into Spring Being Green: Volunteer or Attend an Eco-Event

Winter is almost over and spring is right around the corner. The changes coming our way aren’t as stark as in some parts of our country, but most of us certainly enjoy the days getting longer and the temperature getting a little warmer. So, why not welcome in Spring by attending an eco-friendly event this…

Thinking Outside the Box Creates a Booth in a Box

Are you the organizer of your local farmer’s market?  Is your neighborhood council planning a Spring resource fair? Are you helping a local rescue group host a dog adoption festival? Would you like to have free City of Los Angeles Stormwater information and outreach materials at an upcoming community event? If you answered yes to…

Give a Little Love (to the Environment) this Valentine’s Month

Show some love this February and come out for a volunteer or eco-friendly event. Below is a list of some of the happenings taking place this month in and around Los Angeles. All are LA Stormwater approved!  > We like clean beaches! We bet you do too. So come on out on Saturday, February 5th…

Kick off 2011 Right: Volunteer for a Greener LA!

We bet you made a New Year’s resolution or two, but it’s not too late to add one to the list. How about committing to participate in a few volunteer events this year? We’ll help by listing great events every month right here on the Team Effort blog. Below are some of the events you…

Day Without A (Plastic) Bag on 12/16

Actions always speak louder than words, especially when it comes to making a difference for the environment. On Thursday, December 16th, Heal the Bay is organizing its fourth annual Day Without A Bag, where the organization is raising awareness about the harmful effects of plastic bag pollution. The Algalita Foundation, which monitors plastics in our…

Celebrate the Holidays by Celebrating the Environment and Community

We’re certain you have a busy month planned, but what better way to get into the spirit of giving this Holiday Season than to donate a few hours for a good cause. There are many volunteer and event opportunities early this month, so why not pick one and go for it! Holiday shopping can always…

November Stormwater Events: A Bountiful Month of Environmental Fun

Fall is in full swing and there is no better time to lend a few hours to better our environment! There are a lot of great opportunities this month to lend a few hours and also some great events you won’t want to miss. Volunteering is like Thanksgiving every day! So come on out! >Have…

Monthly Events: Be an Eco-Champion this October!

The heat wave is behind us. That means one less excuse for not getting out into the sunshine for a day of eco volunteering. Below are a few great opportunities to build community and help make our city a bit more green. >On Thursday, October 7th, come out to Park Work Day in Beverly Hills…

Countdown to California Coastal Cleanup Day!

On Saturday September 25, 2010 the 26th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day will be held across California. Last year’s turn out for the largest marine environment event in the country was enormous here in the Golden State. Over 80,600 great volunteers collected over 1.3 million pounds of trash and recyclables. This year promises to be just…

Sun Valley Stormwater Tour Wants You!

Want to check out some of the area’s most advanced stormwater projects? This month you are invited to come out to Sun Valley where the City of LA Department of Public Works and the Prop O Citizens Advisory Committee will take you on a tour of three fantastic sites (Strathern Wetlands Park, the Sun Valley…

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