Posts Tagged: save our water

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned

Ventura City Fire Department: Leading By Example

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5j7QAFidUY&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA] Watch Sustainable Ventura News at Ventura County Star online (SEARCH “Sustainable Ventura News) also WATCH on the NEWS and LIFESTYLE pages and in the VC STYLE COLUMN. Sustainable Ventura TV News is reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer and airs

Ventura City Fire Department: Leading By Example

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5j7QAFidUY&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA] Watch Sustainable Ventura News at Ventura County Star online (SEARCH “Sustainable Ventura News) also WATCH on the NEWS and LIFESTYLE pages and in the VC STYLE COLUMN. Sustainable Ventura TV News is reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer and airs

Ocean Friendly Garden Ventura Homeowner Case Study

  [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oFJ1EShis] “We enjoy our outdoors so much more than we did before,” said Ed Wehan, Ventura homeowner and active community member.  “Transforming our ‘traditional’ yard for an ocean friendly garden, my wife and I discovered an amazing improvement to

Ocean Friendly Garden Ventura Homeowner Case Study

  [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oFJ1EShis] “We enjoy our outdoors so much more than we did before,” said Ed Wehan, Ventura homeowner and active community member.  “Transforming our ‘traditional’ yard for an ocean friendly garden, my wife and I discovered an amazing improvement to

Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it

Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it

Sustainable Ventura talks to Ventura Water about SAVING OUR WATER with the Never Waste Campaign

Ventura Water’s involvement with the Never Waste Campaign to SAVE OUR WATER, kicks off in March 2013. In this segment of Sustainable Ventura (March 2013 show)   talks with Ventura Water’s Management Analyst Nancy Broschart about the campaign which is aimed

Sustainable Ventura talks to Ventura Water about SAVING OUR WATER with the Never Waste Campaign

Ventura Water’s involvement with the Never Waste Campaign to SAVE OUR WATER, kicks off in March 2013. In this segment of Sustainable Ventura (March 2013 show)   talks with Ventura Water’s Management Analyst Nancy Broschart about the campaign which is aimed

Another local bioswale with native plants

Slow It. Spread It. Sink It. – Helping Nature to Help Ourselves with Bioswales

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Urbanization of towns and cities has caused many of the natural, grassy, open air landscapes to become gray scapes  — areas with lots of concrete, paved parkways, sidewalks and parking lots and other hard-surface areas.

Another local bioswale with native plants

Slow It. Spread It. Sink It. – Helping Nature to Help Ourselves with Bioswales

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Urbanization of towns and cities has caused many of the natural, grassy, open air landscapes to become gray scapes  — areas with lots of concrete, paved parkways, sidewalks and parking lots and other hard-surface areas.

“Get Your “Every Drop Counts” Green Your Green On Open Line article for October 12, 2011

Every Drop Counts! By Christine Wied Last week we had our first taste of rain for the season. If you have the space, this is a good time to consider a rain barrel to save money along with water. Although

“Get Your “Every Drop Counts” Green Your Green On Open Line article for October 12, 2011

Every Drop Counts! By Christine Wied Last week we had our first taste of rain for the season. If you have the space, this is a good time to consider a rain barrel to save money along with water. Although