Category Archives: Earth Heroes

A Walk in the Mud

by Greg Finkelstein – PBC Naturalist Some of my earliest memories are of duct taping my shoes to the ends of my jeans. During my childhood, my father, Jay Finkelstein, was a leader of the Bayfront Cleanup, which is now a part of Coastal Cleanup Day. On that day, he would borrow an airboat, and we and a small team […]

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2020 Annual $500 Scholarship: Adeline Wilson

Four plus years ago a young woman attended a Pacific Beach Coalition meeting, started helping at beach cleanups, and joined in the habitat restoration events too!  Now, after logging 335.5 volunteer hours (most of them with the Pacific Beach Coalition) with Oceana High School’s volunteer program, Adeline Wilson will be completing her senior year and graduating on May 15th.   Adeline is passionate about stewardship […]

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Russ Hartman, Unsung Hero 2019

Russ Hartman embodies the spirit that Cedric brought every day – he quietly and consistently works hard on his own to make Pacifica a more beautiful place which truly qualifies him as our Unsung Hero. For years, Russ single-handedly eradicated the large patches of invasive pampas grass along Highway One and has since patrolled the Coastal Trail from Linda Mar […]

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Jeff & Paxton’s Fight Against Plastic

We Couldn’t Be More Proud of our Volunteers Jeff and Paxton!   Pacifica Magazine features Jeff and Paxton (graduate of Oceana High School and honored with PBC’s first Earth Hero scholarship program) Christner and Mussel Rockstars in their October 2018 edition. Probably one of the most amazing story about plastic and our OCEAN Problem! –A must READ! Story available in the […]

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