Measuring Your Plastic Footprint

This article was printed at http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/measuring-your-plastic-footprint/ August 15, 2011, 7:04 am Measuring Your Plastic Footprint By BETTINA WASSENER Bettina WassenerPlastic detritus on a beach in Hong Kong. With climate change and carbon dioxide emissions dominating the environmental conversation much of the time, the issue of plastic pollution tends to get short shrift. Still, the problem […]

Team up with Heal the Bay on Coastal Cleanup Day, September 17, 2011

On Saturday, September 17th, 2011, from 9:00am until 12noon, over 14,000 Southern Californians will head down to their local beaches and inland waterways on a mission to clear the sand and water of harmful and unsightly pollution. Last year, over 80,000 volunteers from California removed a record 1 million pounds of trash! This year, we […]

Access Fund’s 2011 National Access & Stewardship Summit

If you all don’t know this organization yet, you should. The Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over¬†2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering. They rule, and […]

Celebration For Wild Steelhead River Cleanup, Fly Fishing Workshop & Concert

Spey Heads Productions & Soul River Presents Celebration For Wild Steelhead River Cleanup, Fly Fishing Workshop & Concert Free Event! September 10th, 2011, Sellwood Riverfront Park SE Spokane St. Portland, OR 97202 9am – 6pm This weekend celebration promotes ethical and respectful fly fishing and the conservation of Wild North American Steelhead. This legendary species’ […]