Taking Care of Our Watershed: Learn about pollution and how to prevent it.
Living on a Creek: A homeowners guide to creek care.
Recipes for Healthy Homes: How to detox your cleaning.
Recycling and Waste Pickup Programs
byebyemattress.com – Mattress recycling program
site.republicservices.com/site/richmond-ca – Republic Services provides one free pickup pre year for bulky items or e-waste and two additional pickups for items in trash bags.
Broken hydrant or flooding in the street:
Also email firstname.lastname@example.org with any photos of the event.
Debris dumped in the creek:
www.ebparks.org – East Bay Regional Parks District
www.baynature.com – Bay Nature magazine
www.savesfbay.org – Save the Bay
sfestuary.org –SF Estuary Project
sfbayjv.org – SF Bay Joint Venture
www.cal-ipc.org – California Invasive Plant Council
www.cnps.org – California Native Plant Society
www.calflora.org – database of California plants with photos
www.rivernetwork.org – “helping people understand, protect and restore rivers”
www.nps.gov/rtca – NPS Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
Local Creek and Stewardship Groups
www.saveelsobrantehills.org – Clark Road Project
www.earthisland.org/cusp – California Urban Streams Council
www.alamedacreek.org – Alameda Creek Alliance
www.fivecreeks.org – Friends of Five Creeks
www.nativeplants.org – Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden
www.sausalcreek.org – Friends of Sausal Creek
www.ccrcd.org/pinole-creek-watershed.html – Friends of Pinole Creek Watershed
www.thewatershedproject.org – The Watershed Project
Climate Change Resources
SPAWNERS believes that climate change is a critical issue to the vitality of our watershed and planet. To learn more about climate change, check out the links below:
Both simple and detailed responses to common myths about climate change: www.skepticalscience.com
Learn more about and participate in grassroots action on a global scale: www.350.org
Lobbying actions that citizens can take: www.citizensclimatelobby.org
Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project: climaterealityproject.org
Trailer for the movie Chasing Ice about melting glaciers: www.chasingice.com/watch/trailer/