Ventura Botanical Gardens’ First Annual Garden Festival, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9am-4pm

Garden Festival! April 21st Saturday, April 21, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! (click here) Join Ventura Botanical Gardens for our First Annual Garden Festival at Grant Park, the future home of the Ventura Botanical Gardens. There

Ventura Botanical Gardens’ First Annual Garden Festival, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9am-4pm

Garden Festival! April 21st Saturday, April 21, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! (click here) Join Ventura Botanical Gardens for our First Annual Garden Festival at Grant Park, the future home of the Ventura Botanical Gardens. There

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

No FOG (Fats, Oils or Grease down the drain!)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFtPYs3f0uQ] Protect your pipes & laterals – NEVER put fats, oils or grease down the drain. WATCH the VIDEO to find out more and how you can save and conserve!

No FOG (Fats, Oils or Grease down the drain!)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFtPYs3f0uQ] Protect your pipes & laterals – NEVER put fats, oils or grease down the drain. WATCH the VIDEO to find out more and how you can save and conserve!

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: As Gasoline Prices Soar Save Money using Green Driving Tips!

By Christine Wied With gasoline prices going over $4.00 a gallon at the gas station, how we drive can have an impact on our budget as well as the environment.  Here are a few  “Green Driving Tips” to remember. Avoid

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: As Gasoline Prices Soar Save Money using Green Driving Tips!

By Christine Wied With gasoline prices going over $4.00 a gallon at the gas station, how we drive can have an impact on our budget as well as the environment.  Here are a few  “Green Driving Tips” to remember. Avoid

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

City, State and Federal Government environmental initiatives are now, more than ever, underscoring the need for environmental conservation by implementing initiatives promoting the slogan – REDUSE•REUSE•RECYLE! For example, California State Assembly Bill 341 makes recycling mandatory for all businesses that

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

City, State and Federal Government environmental initiatives are now, more than ever, underscoring the need for environmental conservation by implementing initiatives promoting the slogan – REDUSE•REUSE•RECYLE! For example, California State Assembly Bill 341 makes recycling mandatory for all businesses that

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Musical Greeting Cards and How To Properly Dispose of Them!

By Christine Wied With Valentines Day next week, many people are out buying a card for that special someone. Musical greeting cards are very popular.  If you give or receive one, after the fun of playing the message/song over and

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Musical Greeting Cards and How To Properly Dispose of Them!

By Christine Wied With Valentines Day next week, many people are out buying a card for that special someone. Musical greeting cards are very popular.  If you give or receive one, after the fun of playing the message/song over and

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Get Your Rain Barrel in the City of Ventura’s Rain Barrel Discount Program

by Christine Wied A rain barrel discount program for City of Ventura residents is now available through Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water. Working in cooperation with Smith Pipe and Supply at 3060 Sherwin Avenue in Ventura, the Channel/Bushman 60-gallon rain

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Get Your Rain Barrel in the City of Ventura’s Rain Barrel Discount Program

by Christine Wied A rain barrel discount program for City of Ventura residents is now available through Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water. Working in cooperation with Smith Pipe and Supply at 3060 Sherwin Avenue in Ventura, the Channel/Bushman 60-gallon rain

Sustainable Ventura’s February 2012 Show – “Ventura Water’s Infrastructure and What You Need To Know”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju1AHvRqc1I&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] “Sustainable Ventura,” an Environmental Sustainability Prodution, is hosted by Maryann Ridini Spencer and Ray Olson. The show is seen on CAPS-TV’s VTV, Channel 15 on Thursdays at 8:30pm. The show rebroadcasts Monday-Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00am, Sundays at 8:30pm

Sustainable Ventura’s February 2012 Show – “Ventura Water’s Infrastructure and What You Need To Know”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju1AHvRqc1I&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] “Sustainable Ventura,” an Environmental Sustainability Prodution, is hosted by Maryann Ridini Spencer and Ray Olson. The show is seen on CAPS-TV’s VTV, Channel 15 on Thursdays at 8:30pm. The show rebroadcasts Monday-Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00am, Sundays at 8:30pm