A Load Off Our Hands

Our community is a half-ton lighter after the FHA-sponsored e-waste collection day on October 13. That’s how much electronic junk was collected by the Conservation Corps North Bay for recycling. All those old computer parts, TVs, and household appliances will now be kept out of the landfill. The Conservation Corps... Read more

Bay Oyster Forum Oct 27

Last year we reported on a movement to bring back native populations of oysters. They are vital to the health of San Francisco Bay. Olympia oysters filter algae and sediments so underwater plants can grow, and they help create habitat for fish, crabs and birds. Oysters also contour the bottom of the... Read more

3rd Annual e-Waste Collection – Sat Oct 13

It’s time to gather any old electronics you’ve been meaning to get rid of and recycle them. Tossing these items in the trash contributes to our volume of landfill with the added injury of leaching heavy metals into the soil. The FHA environmental committee makes it easy: bring your e-waste... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – July 2018

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 July 10 BOARD MEETING: Jenny Stein mentioned the need to find someone to oversee the ads for the Floating Times, since she will no... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – June 2018

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 JUNE BOARD MEETING:  Kim and Greg Christie of Bay Cities Refuse discussed composting, recycling, and waste. Keep an eye out for Floating Times updates on... 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

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 2018

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 MARCH BOARD MEETING: The FHA website upgrade continues. High resolution photos will be posted, and the site will be more accessible on mobile devices.... Read more