Entries by Sabrina

Creek Week – Ways to Get Involved with Protecting Our Creeks

Creek Week – Ways to Get Involved with Protecting Our Creeks September marks several dedicated efforts throughout California that signify the importance of clean water and promote cleanups of local waterways. Pollution Prevention Week (starting on the third Monday of September), Creek Week (starting the fourth week of September), and California’s Coastal Cleanup Day all […]

Car Washing: Clean Car – Clean Environment

Help keep our waterways clean with responsible car washing practices Summer months usually bring us outdoors: gathering with friends, bar-b-ques, 4th of July fireworks, swimming, hiking, boating, concerts in the park, and summer camps. Really, an endless list of summer activities to enjoy in the sunshine and warmer weather. This year is different as we […]

Looking for a Little Peace? Plant a Rain Garden

The term “rain garden” may bring to mind images of tropical forests or elaborate garden water features. In reality, they are one of the easiest ways to improve your yard while protecting our creeks, streams and Russian River. They are also a great excuse to play in the garden. Rain gardens filter, infiltrate, and slow […]

Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary!

While we socially distance and modify our daily routines to limit the spread of Coronavirus, individually celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary on April 22nd – the planet’s largest civic event by learning more about climate actions, conservation, our home watershed, and promoting a healthy, sustainable environment. What is Earth Day? Earth Day started on April […]

Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary List of Events

The COVID-19 pandemic will affect most events. Please check with the organizer or this blog regularly. Any updates will be posted as soon as they are available. Virtual Earth Action Week, April 20-26, 2020 Join the City of Sonoma’s virtual Earth Action Week at home! Even though we are sheltering-in-place, you can still participate in […]