The Santa Monica Pier celebrates the water sports that have defined Southern California culture for generations with paddleboard and dory races, swim races and kids competitions on the beach. An expo on the Pier features surfboard making demonstrations, live music, Hula dancing, and a pop-up museum of surf culture with historic boards, photos and other artifacts. A portion of proceeds from the day's events benefits Heal the Bay and its Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.
Support California Greenworks' ongoing effort to beautify urban neighborhoods and reduce urban blight. Join them at their annual cleanup and tree planting event on June 21 on Hyde Park Blvd. This project is a collaboration with Council District 8, the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and Southern California Gas Company and many other community organization working toward creating a clean, safe environment.
For more information visit http://californiagreenworks.org/projects/hyde-park-blvd-beautification-p...
Your input is needed as LADWP develops its Stormwater Capture Master Plan (SCMP) to identify opportunities for stormwater capture, increase Los Angeles’ local water supply and reduce the dependence on imported water. Public participation is critical to the success of the master planning process.
Are you interested in helping keep oil drilling out of the Santa Monica Bay? The City of Hermosa Beach currently has a moratorium in place that prohibits oil drilling. Hermosa Beach residents will vote later this year on a ballot measure to reconsider this measure and possibly allow slant-drilling into the Bay.
Join together for the largest coast-to-coast climate march in American history! Why? Because “Climate Change is Personal!” On Saturday, March 1, at 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. press briefing), join the SoCal Climate Action Coalition 350 and its regional partners to help kick off the Great March for Climate Action. Thousands are projected to join the mobilized mass movement starting in the Port of Los Angeles (Wilmington Waterfront Park), with hundreds continuing to march 3,000 miles to Washington D.C.
The 3rd Month Forum is a public event series to explore climate action efforts in the Los Angeles region. LARC’s first forum will address coastal impacts and sea level rise in Los Angeles with interactive panels and discussion.
Come paddle one of the most gorgeous stretches of coastline in Southern California with REI and a naturalist from Heal the Bay. On this scenic ocean tour of Palos Verdes you will experience warm sunny coves, craggy headlands, views of Catalina Island and forests of giant kelp teeming with sea life. You will have the chance to see dolphins, seals, pelicans, bright orange garibaldi and several other marine animals. Palos Verdes has been designated as a Marine Protected Area, ensuring the continued health of this important part of our marine ecosystem.