Sat Oct 28 – FREE e-Waste Recycling

LAST MINUTE ALERT —e-waste recycling collection POSTPONED— due to continuing poor air quality we have decided to postpone our e-waste collection the new date: Saturday Oct 28 from 9AM – 2 PM Thanks for your understanding. Please pass the word. Keeping litter, debris and unwanted items out of our water is... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – August 2017

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE AUGUST 2017 BOARD MEETING: Linda Meyer (East Pier) wrote a site path to frame the rewriting of the website text. Jen Gennari (Issaquah) will use this as a guide for the rewrite.... Read more

Wild Oyster Project – Volunteers Needed

A history of the San Francisco Bay could be told through the story of oysters. Native oysters were once in abundance, and their shells—found in the middens of Native Americans—date back to about 7,000 years ago. In the 1850’s people began bringing Olympia oysters to the Bay, from Puget Sound... Read more

Learn Weed Management Skills – June 17

Weeds are super adaptors. In urban settings weeds thrive under the most meager of growing conditions—moving into bare patches and vacant lots, filling cracks in the pavement and even pushing up through blacktop. In more natural habitats, biodiversity can take a hit as thuggish weeds crowd out native species. While getting rid of weeds isn’t rocket science, it’s all... Read more

Gardening in the Time of Climate Change

For the first time in a very long time the MMWD (Marin Municipal Water District) is giving a big green thumbs up to watering our plants. As you turn on your irrigation, check that your system hasn’t sprung a leak. Hoses and nozzles degrade with lack of use as well as exposure to the elements. Think... Read more

Lights Out for Dark-Sky Week

  Five Ways to Celebrate Dark Sky Week! The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is a great resource and orientation for the week that starts with Earth Day (April 22) and ends with the spring new moon (April 28). However you choose to spend the week—whether only using the lights you really need,... Read more

Sea Level Rise – How Vulnerable is Marin?

Have you noticed higher tides? For several years, Marin County staff have been developing an assessment of what is vulnerable to sea level rise along our bay shoreline. To learn more, Supervisor Kate Sears invites us to a meeting on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the... Read more

Invasive Sea Lavender Threatens Our Shores

  The Marin Audubon Invasive Sea Lavender Removal Project welcomes volunteers. To RSVP for a Sunday work session, please email Jude Stalker. You will receive notice of the date and location of any upcoming work sessions. All gloves, tools, supplies, snacks and instruction will be provided. This is the story of a plant that snuck... Read more

Free E-waste Recycling – Saturday January 21

Organized by the Sausalito Sustainability Commission and Bay Cities Refuse Services, this is Sausalito’s 7th annual e-waste collection event. Last year 3,905 pounds of e-waste were recycled and, since this collection became an annual event, more than 25 tons of e-waste have been kept out of landfill. That’s impressive. The... Read more