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Students Defend the Sea at Kids Ocean Day

More than 5,000 Los Angeles students, teachers and volunteers convened on June 7 at Dockweiler State Beach to celebrate the 19th annual Kids Ocean Day.  The participants cleaned the beach and formed a massive kid-designed shark and shield to “Defend the Sea” from a modern day sea monster – every day plastic litter. The activity…

Green Thumbs Galore at Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase

By Joyce Amaro, LA Stormwater Public Education Manager I have a brown thumb. I’ll be the first to admit it. Being the daughter of two farmers, you would think I’d have more luck when it came to growing plants, or at the very least, keeping them alive. Sadly, I didn’t inherit my parents’ “farmer genes,” and…

March Into Spring With Some Eco-Events!

Spring is upon us and that means it’s time to get into the green spirit and plan a day’s worth of eco-fun! There is plenty to choose from this month, including tree-plantings, beach cleanups and even cool nature walks. Don’t let March pass you by without taking a little time out to enjoy the great…

It’s A Busy Month For Stormwater Events!

Can you believe it is February already? Wow, time flies when you are having fun. It also flies when you are busy, busy. And here at LA Stormwater we’re busy doing our best to reduce urban runoff pollution. This month we hope you can take a moment out of your sure-to-be busy schedule to help…

Thanks In Advance For Giving This November!

It’s that time of year again. Sure, it is getting dark earlier, the weather is cooling off and the leaves are falling to the ground. But that doesn’t mean it’s too late to give a little back in 2011 to the City we all love and call home. Below is a list of some of…

Plant Trees In The South LA Wetlands Park!

On Saturday, October 15, 2011 the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, will be planting 40 trees near the South LA Wetlands Park and volunteers are needed! This project is part of the Million Trees LA program and compliments the nearly completed South LA Wetlands Park, which aids in…

Take Part in California’s Biggest (Clean Water) Volunteer Event!

California’s largest volunteer event only happens once a year, so mark your calendars for Saturday, September 17, 2011. Which event are we talking about? That would be the wonderful Coastal Cleanup Day taking place across the Golden State. California Coastal Cleanup Day is part of the International Coastal Cleanup that is organized by the Ocean…

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…

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,…

July on the Fly: Your Clean Water Events Roundup is Here!

If you are like the majority of Angelenos, you likely have a lot of fun summer activities planned. We understand, the sun is out and the beach is calling. There is a lot to do! That’s why we’re making it easy for you to find a great clean water event to take part in this…

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