Rise Above Plastics

The ocean is turning into a plastic soup. Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. Rain or overwatering flushes that litter through a storm drain system or directly to creeks, streams and rivers that lead to the ocean. After plastics enter the marine environment they slowly photodegrade into smaller pieces that marine life can mistake for food, sometimes with fatal results. Learn more here »

Ocean Friendly Gardens

What does a garden have to do with the ocean? Urban runoff is often the primary source of ocean pollution. But where does it come from… and how can we divert it? The Ocean Friendly Gardens ™ (OFG) Program educates and assists people in “applying CPR – Conservation, Permeability and Retention – to their gardens to revive their watersheds and oceans.”
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