Category Archives: Local and Global News

Thank You Volunteers!

  THANK YOU! These are still preliminary results from our 20+ sites going from Mussel Rock Daly City to Tunitas Creek Half Moon Bay; 1305 volunteers, 1942 lbs of trash, 494 lbs of recycles, ~400 lbs of metal scrap from Mavericks, over 21,000 cigarette butts, and a whole lot of FUN for everyone! And for the volunteers who missed the […]

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Past Event: Water Conservation 101 Workshop

Learn valuable information on water supplies, drought conditions, local water use restrictions, State mandated reductions, and how to reduce water use both indoors and outdoors. Wednesday, September 9th 7:00 – 8:30 pm Millbrae Library 1 Library Ave – Millbrae, CA 94030  ~ Free Admission ~   RSVP: 650.349.3000 or on the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency’s website   You will also learn […]

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Past Event: Native Plant Hike

Located between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay, Pedro Point Headlands offers a spectacular 255-acre landscape, three miles of trails and stunning views. At the same time, the Headlands suffers from persistent erosion, caused by past off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. Sediment runs into San Pedro Creek, harming fish, frogs and other wildlife. Sunday, August 30th 9:45am Meet at the Pedro […]

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Join the San Mateo Water Sampling Team

What are you doing this Summer? Help protect San Mateo County beach users by sampling beach, creek and bay waters! County staff will provide training, needed equipment and supplies for the sampling. Samples are collected every Monday morning, and volunteers drop samples at convenient locations in either Half Moon Bay or Pacifica for transport by County staff to the Public Health Laboratory for analysis. Sampling occurs year‐round, and […]

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Cigarette Receptacles Installed!

BREAKING NEWS: Cigarette Receptacles installed at Sharp Park and Linda Mar Beach! Each receptacle include a sheet full of cigarette butts facts to educate the public about cigarette butts and their negative effect towards the environment. More containers coming soon to Linda Mar, Rockaway, Winters and Seahorse Saloon. There will be 14 receptacles installed around Pacifica – These were financed […]

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Don’t Let the Balloons Go!

  You might think it is beautiful to see a bright colored balloon fly in the light blue sky but this thought will rapidly go away once you see a dead bird on the beach tangled in a balloon ribbon! Surveys have shown the amount of balloons and balloon pieces found on the beach have tripled in the past 10 years. […]

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