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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, [...]

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

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

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

Ventura Lawn Long Gone!

25 volunteers arrived at the home of Dan Long for a Garden Assistance Party (GAP) building an Ocean Friendly Garden in his front yard. The event was organized and funded by the City of Ventura and Surfrider's Ventura Chapter with a California Coastal Commission Whale Tail Grant. Landscape professionals, environmental activists, representatives from Aqua [...]

Fresh Baked Plans For Los Angeles Rainwater Harvesting Project

G3 Associate, Marianne Simon joined Pamela Berstler and The River Project Executive Director, Melanie Winter, in kicking off an official pie eating contest in Studio City.... Wait a second...That's not what happened at Dupar's in Studio City.  Determined environmental advocate, Melanie Winter, officially kicked off the Los Angeles Rainwater Harvesting Project, after more than three [...]

Voila! Ventura Lawn Vanishes!

The lawn at 1538 San Nicholas St. in Ventura vanished last week in anticipation of the Ventura Surfrider Ocean Friendly Gardens Garden Assistance Party Workday on May 12.  The GAP Workday is the fourth and final event in the creation of an Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden through a California Coastal Commission Whale Tail Grant [...]

Pasadena Residents Learn HOW To Sponge Up The Rain Garden

A collaboration on the part of Pasadena's Public Works Dept. and Power & Water, along with Pasadena Planning Department's Cultural Arts Division and G3 led to the installation of an amazing Sponge Garden at the intersection of Union and Catalina St. through an all-day G3 Hands-on Workshop. The Sponge Garden (a.k.a. Rain Garden) was [...]

City of Pasadena: HOW To Build A Sponge Garden

Saturday April 28, 2012 - Saturday April 28, 2012 Catalina & Union Ave. Intersection Map and Directions | Register Description:THE DATE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED AGAIN!!!!  The City of Pasadena Department of Power & Water hosts its first Hands-on Workshop (HOW): Building a Sponge Garden.  This is a hands-on experience, so join us to [...]