Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention

The California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways, California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean & Green Program, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a FREE Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Workshop in Sausalito on June 13. AIS pose serious threats to... Read more

Watering: It’s that Time of Year Again

From the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD):  It’s that time of year: With the recent warmer and drier weather, many gardeners are turning on their irrigation systems. It’s common for irrigation systems to suffer some damage over the winter, so be sure to check that your system is functioning properly... Read more

Earth Day: There’s a Marsh in Marin City?

Earth Day was celebrated around the Bay Area on April 22, and the Sausalito Woman’s Club, in partnership with others, organized cleanups throughout zip code 94965. One of the spots was the marsh in Marin City, the prone-to-flooding area sandwiched between 101 and Target. At low tide and in boots,... Read more

Earth Day April 22 — Dark Sky Week, Part 2

Last week we imagined what could be seen overhead: Dark Sky Week April 15-21 – Turn on the Night. This week, with Earth Day following directly on the tail of International Dark Sky Week, we cast our gaze back to our planet for a look at the cost of light pollution,... Read more

Beautify the Earth on Earth Day April 22

Why not get a little muddy this Earth Day? Founded in 1970, this year’s day of environmental action is targeting plastic. We all know the terrible things that plastic is doing to our bodies, our bay, and our wildlife. Removing plastic waste is a great thing to do on Sunday,... Read more

Sausalito e-Waste Collection – Sat Jan 27

Annual E-Waste Collection Event. The City of Sausalito’s annual e-waste collection event returns to the City Hall parking lot on Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring old and worn out electronic equipment to the parking lot, which may be entered off of Bee... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Environmental Posts

Looking back over 2017 it’s clear the FHA Environmental Committee supports individual actions and choices—with posts addressing alternatives to herbicides for weed management, oyster shell recycling, and invasive plant species removal—alongside the bigger picture of sea level rise. To read a post, click the link/story title.  For 2018 expect more... Read more

Resilience Looks for Community Input

Upcoming Event: Housing Resilience November 1st | 6:30-8:30pm | CCA Nave Alcove  1111 8th St., San Francisco | Free and Open to the Public We’ll explore driving forces behind the Bay Area’s acute housing crisis, the potential impacts of climate change on housing, and opportunities to address overlapping risks of sea... Read more

The Plight of the Sea Otter

The lead item in yesterday’s NYTimes California Today column—The Plight of the Sea Otter—caught my eye for its mention of The Marine Mammal Center (TMMC), located here in the Marin Headlands. Several floating homes residents volunteer there on a regular basis. But what really grabbed my attention was the connection made between the vulnerability... Read more