*Volunteers must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by an adult. PLEASE NOTE that anyone under the age of 18 must have a liability waiver signed by their parent or guardian in order to participate in these events. Both the English and Spanish waiver can be obtained in advance from www.healthebay.org/waivers.
The Good Food LA: Festival is the culmination of a citywide event on March 31, spanning more than 40 sites and a myriad of workshops and projects all focused on building a more healthy, fair and sustainable food system.
Now is the time for stronger protections, not weaker ones.
When it rains in L.A. County, millions of gallons of water flow over paved surfaces like rooftops, sidewalks, parking lots, and streets. This "urban runoff" picks up animal waste, metals, oil, toxic materials, bacteria, and pathogens, carrying them to our storm drain system to be dumped into our local rivers and beaches, usually with little or no treatment.
October 17, 2011 - 8:30am - October 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
Green california schools summit & expo
The Green California Schools Summit is organized by the non-profit Green Technology, a partner with Cal/EPA for EEI outreach and teacher training.
The Summit offers a once-a-year chance to get up to date on the technologies, policies, teaching strategies and best practices that are contributing to progress in the Golden State’s green schools movement.
NATIONAL TOUR BEGINS OCTOBER 15 AT UCLA ROYCE HALL
Performance and purpose collide in a world stage premiere that illuminates the plight of the Pacific Islands. Scientists report the vulnerable coral atolls of Kiribati Tokelau and Tuvalu are already experiencing rising sea levels as the result of global warming and climate change. Thirty-six dancers and musicians express their deep connection to nature and their ancestral past through multi-part harmonies, poetry, and gracious movement, cascading over dynamic rhythms and inspiring us all to be better stewards of our shared planet.
Join us for the second annual LA Craft Beer Crawl on Saturday, August 13th.
This year's Craft Beer Crawl will feature some of the top Craft and Artisanal Brewers in the country and offer attendees over 50 craft beers to sample all within walking distance in Downtown Los Angeles at seven participating bars including: Cana, Casey's 7 Grand, Golden Gopher, Broadway Bar, Cole's and Las Perlas.
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) would like to encourage its members and allies to join the International Plastic Bag-Free Day on July 3, 2011 being organized by Fundació Prevenció de Residus i Consum.
Public Invited to Learn About the City's Recycled Water Program at Community Event
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and the Department of Public Works Bureau of Sanitation (BOS) are expanding the Recycled Water Program to reduce the City's dependence on imported water by providing more reliable, locally supplied water.
LADWP invites the public to hear an overview of this Recycled Water Program at an open community forum that will outline the City's long-term strategies to expand local water supplies through increased use of recycled water. The Program includes expanding infrastructure for irrigation and industrial uses along with groundwater replenishment using highly purified water.
This is a great opportunity for your family and your friends to join citizens from 90 countries to honor Oceans Day and the international effort of Coastal Cleanup Day. With over 60 locations, it's easy to find a site near you.
WHAT: A community celebration of Heal the Bay’s latest greening project – the construction of the WAYS Literacy and Fitness Park in South L.A. Working with community organizers and local architects, Heal the Bay has empowered residents to reclaim a desolate, block-long concrete traffic median and transform it into a pocket park that incorporates cutting-edge water recycling and other best practices for environmental sustainability.