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Clean Water Program Seeking Proposals for K-12 School Outreach

Clean Water Program Seeking Proposals for K-12 School Outreach   The Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program is seeking one or more providers of watershed awareness and stormwater pollution prevention education for K-12 schools in Alameda County for school years 2024/25 through 2028/29 (five years of service). The goal is to increase students’ awareness and understanding […]

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Less-Toxic Gardening Webinar Recordings Available

Less-Toxic Gardening Webinar Recordings Available Our YouTube channel has a catalog of 20 recorded webinars hosted by Suzanne Bontempo from the Our Water Our World program. Helpful topics include how to to prevent or manage common pests like aphids, snails, earwigs, leaf chewers, and gophers without using harmful pesticides, growing food in an eco-friendly way, attracting pollinators,

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Free Webinar Series: Set Your Garden Up for Success

Spring is around the corner – let’s get ready for a successful gardening season! In this webinar we will cover: The benefits of building a healthy garden from the ground up How to grow healthy plants with a water-wise approach Pruning tips Garden maintenance to reduce pest problems This class is ideal for beginning & intermediate gardeners. It will run

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Free Webinar Series: How to Manage Weeds Safely and Effectively

Think before you reach for that weed killer! Our gardens are loving the recent rains—but so do the weeds! Learn what you can do to ensure fewer weeds all year long.  You won’t need to reach for toxic herbicides with our organic, eco-friendly techniques for safe and effective weed management. This class will run about an

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