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 per year for bulky items or e-waste and two additional pickups for items in trash bags.
- Broken hydrant or flooding in the street: 1-866-40-EBMUD
- Debris dumped in the creek: 1-800-No-Dumping
- 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
- Simple and detailed responses to common myths about climate change: www.skepticalscience.com
- 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