During the first weeks in January, I researched areas at Mussel Rock and beach to create my introductory speech. I found several homeless camps and shelters under trees. Therefore, I asked our volunteers to respect these areas and not touch them during this cleanup. When the tide was low, I found small plastics such as bottle tops scattered in the […]Read more
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Whether you are an active member and/or a volunteer, you are the heart and soul of the PBC. We believe in a cleaner and healthier Pacific Ocean and coastline. We work relentlessly to provide and organize programs and give everyone a chance to help us with this mission. If you also believe that preserving our ocean is a great cause […]Read more
And so we got one! In case you didn’t hear, on Thursday June 6th, our Vice President Jim Fithian accepted a HUGE award on our behalf: The ABAG/Metro Awards. The first Bay Area Metro Awards were presented at a ceremony in Oakland recognizing 13 people, projects, organizations and local governments advancing solutions to ease the Bay Area’s housing crisis, improve the transportation system […]Read more
We had 12 amazing volunteers from Oracle, Hillsdale High School, and Half Moon Bay come out this beautiful May 11th ! Wildflowers were blooming, the sun managed to come out, and we were treated to a couple of whales passing by. The good news – the beach was pretty clean thanks to our Earth Day cleanup a two weeks ago, […]Read more
Twenty-three volunteers, mostly first timers and a few trusty Mussel Rockstars, participated in the making of a video on environmental change by Emily Holman from University of Oregon. It was sunny and mild without too much wind. Emily took video footage of the site and asked questions. I told her how it just took a few individuals to keep the […]Read more
We were a big group of 34 volunteers today! There were 12 women and girls from Job’s Daughters (see photo) as well as a group of mathematicians from Sunnyvale. Thanks to Christine Burr who told me about the mathematicians. We saw whales spouting and spyhopping during the cleanup on a bright sunny day at Mussel Rock. There was mostly light […]Read more