UMeTime, a new app offering deals from your favorite local businesses, celebrates its launch with a party in conjunction with Coastal Cleanup Day. Complimentary refreshments and snacks will be available for those who participate in this year's Coastal Cleanup Day and download the UMeTime app once it launches.
October 12, 2012 - 3:00pm - October 13, 2012 - 5:00pm
25 percent of proceeds
benefit sustainable works
Take advantage of the best deal on rain barrels in Los Angeles. Barrels are $100 each, and 25 percent of your payment is tax deductible.* Rain barrels are FREE to Santa Monica residents who qualify for rebate. Twenty-five percent of proceeds will benefit Sustainable Works, a Community Partners project and 501c3 non-profit organization.
Generation Water is an award-winning, social entrepreneurial organization focused on reducing water usage. Since 2009, Generation Water has conducted over 240 water audits and irrigation surveys, inventoried over 350 irrigation controllers and 5,300 valves, cataloged over 25,000 sprinklers (including 10,000 that were malfunctioning or broken), installed over 125 rain gardens, and trained over 250 youth and young adults.
Give your input on what you would like to see the California Department of Fish & Game (CDFG) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to consider about the Ballona Wetlands as they analyze potential restoration designs.
Explore the balancing act required to ensure a reliable, high-quality water supply to our region. Water quality, supply and cost are critical issues affecting our health, economy, jobs and quality of life.
The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District will join its water “partners” in the San Gabriel Valley (Three Valleys Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority and Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster) to present the inaugural “2012 San Gabriel Valley Water Forum: A Balancing Act."
August 10, 2012 (All day) - August 16, 2012 (All day)
HtB supporters offered
Garden in the Sea (Jardin en el Mar), screening as part of DocuWeeks, is a documentary about saving Mexico's Sea of Cortez. Over four years, the director followed Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias to the Sea of Cortez where she was commissioned to create an underwater sculpture that would gradually help enhance marine life. The film not only talks about the role of art but also about the wider environment.
Panelists Cindy Miscikowski (President, Board of Harbor Commissioners, Port of L.A.), Jerilyn Lopez Mendoza (V.P., L.A. Board of Public Works, and former V.P., L.A. Board of Harbor Commissioners), and Christopher Cannon (Director of Environmental Management, Port of L.A.) discuss the conflicting roles and responsibilities of the Port of Los Angeles. You must resereve your place as space is limited.