Watershed Wise Training

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Meet The New G3 Training Workshop – The Watershed Wise Landscape Professional

  In May 2015, G3 joined a handful of other organizations nationally to become an EPA WaterSense Partner offering an approved irrigation system auditor certification: the Watershed Wise Landscape Professional (WWLP). This partnership has tremendous implications for how our G3 Associates are viewed in the industry including expanded business opportunities. Our members are professionals who [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|Professional Training, WaterSense|0 Comments

One More Rain Garden For The Beach

Here's a sweet message we received after a Lawn Be Gone workshop in San Diego, CA: "Having attended all your Watershed Wise Basics and Hands On  Workshops at the Montgomery Waller Park Project, I wanted to show you our new front yard. It's been transformed from a water-guzzling lawn that constantly needed mowing -- to a carefree, water-smart, [...]

Kids Learn HOW At Palos Verdes High School

Junior AP students from Palos Verdes High School learned HOW to select, place, and install CA native plants during a three-hour Hands on Workshop, led by G3 Qualified Trainers, Tom Rau and Marianne Simon.  The HOW was part of the experience of building an Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden at PVHS.  The OFG was designed by [...]

Water LA Infiltrates Panorama City With G3 Watershed Wise Training

G3's Water LA Project Lead, Marianne Simon, Embraced By Residents After Watershed Basics Class G3's Watershed Basics Class kicked off the resident training portion of  Water LA's exciting project in Panorama City, CA. G3 became involved in the Water LA project more than two years ago when it was still percolating around Melanie [...]

Surfrider San Diego Sunset Cliffshanger Watershed Basics Class

San Diego G3 Associate, Susan Krzywicki Congratulations to G3 Associate and San Diego Chapter Ocean Friendly Gardens Committee Chair, Susan Krzywicki, who led the three hour Watershed Basics Class at Point Loma, kicking off the next OFG Series targeted at residents living near Sunset Cliffs. Peninsula Beacon Picture of Sunset Cliffs [...]

By | October 12th, 2012|Homeowner Classes, TerraBLOG, Video, We're In The News|0 Comments

Torrance West High Builds An Ocean Friendly Sponge Garden

Saturday September 15, 2012 - Saturday September 15, 2012 Torrance West High School Map and Directions | Register Description:Construction begins in earnest at Torrance West High School's Schoolyard Habitat Garden with two back-to-back Hands on Workshop (HOW) building the Sponge  Garden.  This professionally led Work Day will include installing the decomposed granite paths, planting, and [...]

By | September 9th, 2012|Hands On Workshops, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

Malibu Bluffs Park Readies For G3 Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden

Malibu Bluffs Watershed Basics Class Forty-eight residents of Malibu and other West Basin MWD's service areas joined Surfrider Foundation's National Coordinator and G3 Associate, Paul Herzog and G3's Pamela Berstler at the Michael Landon Center at Malibu Bluffs Park in Malibu, CA for an Ocean Friendly Gardens Watershed Basics Class and walk-through of [...]

By | July 12th, 2012|Design Studio, Homeowner Classes, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

G3 Launches (VOW) Voice Of The Watersheds Project

G3 COM Workshop Focus Group G3's Voice of the Watersheds (VOW) Project, lifted off last week with the first G3 Communication Workshop Focus Group.  Seven G3 educators and activists from across California, joined G3 Associate, Marianne Simon in a day-long workshop designed to hone their personal presentation styles into dynamic and effective voices [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Professional Training, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

Vote With Your Click To Ocean Friendly Gardens Video

Vote with Your Eyes by clicking on this link to the newest Ocean Friendly Gardens video featuring G3 Associate, Renee Roth.  Each click casts a vote which will put us in the running for an environmental video award of $1,500!  Share the link with all your watershed-friendly (and soon-to-be-watershed-friendly) friends!  SURFRIDER VENTURA OFG VIDEO