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Markham Arboretum at Markham Arboretum and Nature Park

August 15, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30pm
Exceptional Plants for Hot SitesJoin Susan Handjian, horticulturist and co-author of EBMUD’s Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates to learn about the many glorious plants that not only endure but thrive in hot, dry climates. We’ll discuss how plants adapt to heat and dryness, have an update on the current drought, and highlight some of the best, toughest, and most beautiful heat lovers. Many of the featured plants will be for sale on the day of the class.See More
Monday
Tyler Snortum-Phelps's blog post was featured

SCOCO awarding $500 in Seeds of Change Contest

Sustainable Contra Costa announces the Seeds of Change Innovation Contest. This contest will showcase great ideas, fund innovative projects and recognize creative thinkers in our community. We're looking for creative projects and innovative ideas that have the potential for broad use and wide impact. We're planting seeds for the future! Finalists will be invited to participate at the 2015 Leadership In Sustainability Awards Gala.   Prize: $500! Eligibility Requirements --- - Individuals and…See More
Thursday
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a blog post

SCOCO awarding $500 in Seeds of Change Contest

Sustainable Contra Costa announces the Seeds of Change Innovation Contest. This contest will showcase great ideas, fund innovative projects and recognize creative thinkers in our community. We're looking for creative projects and innovative ideas that have the potential for broad use and wide impact. We're planting seeds for the future! Finalists will be invited to participate at the 2015 Leadership In Sustainability Awards Gala.   Prize: $500! Eligibility Requirements --- - Individuals and…See More
Thursday
Sue Hamill is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
Jul 21
Jennifer Brennan posted an event
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CENTER AVE COMMUNITY GARDEN CROP SWAP at Center Ave. Community Garden

July 22, 2015 from 6:15pm to 7:30pm
Hello to Everyone,Please join us for our July Crop Swap bring your extra crops and get other crops.We will be trading plants, fruit, seeds, ideas, veggies, recipes, community, honey, eggs, nuts, home canned goods, among other items. As always no money changes hands and you do not need to bring something to get something. Hope to see you there.See More
Jul 20
Markham Nature Park & Arboretum posted an event

Learn and Save - Home Irrigation Workshops at Markham Nature Park

August 8, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Join us to learn a simple solution to use less water in your landscape.  In this class, you will get hands-on experience about how to convert an existing sprinkler system to super water-efficient drip.  All the basic parts of the system will be demonstrated and there will be time for questions throughout the workshop. Sign up now -- space is limited.See More
Jul 20
Martha & Peter Dragovich posted an event
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Martinez Water Expo August 1st at Downtown Martinez

August 1, 2015 from 8am to 4pm
Come Out and Beat the Drought. An event organized by 6 volunteer Martinez residents with support from the City of Martinez and MainStreet Martinez to help us all cope with drought-induced water restrictions.Stop by Water Expo in downtown Martinez on Saturday, August 1st, 8am-4pm. Find us on Estudillo -- the street joining Main right in front of Starbucks. Water Expo is part of the Peddlers Faire/Vintage Market.  Come learn how to save money and reduce water & energy use in your home.…See More
Jul 20
Martha & Peter Dragovich posted a blog post

Martinez Water Expo August 1st

Come Out and Beat the Drought. An event organized by 6 volunteer Martinez residents to help us all cope with drought-induced water restrictions.Water Expo Martinez August 1stStop by Water Expo in downtown Martinez on Saturday, August 1st, 8am-4pm. Find us on Estudillo -- the street joining Main right in front of Starbucks. Water Expo is part of the Peddlers Faire/Vintage Market.  Come learn how to save money and reduce water & energy use in your home. Pick-up information and free stuff,…See More
Jul 20
 

Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

7th Annual Contra Costa 
Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala
 

On September 23rd, our community will come together at the Hilton Concord to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient - for the long run. Recognize individuals, nonprofits, government programs, schools, or businesses for their accomplishments

Nominations Due July 10th!


2015 SUSTAINABILITY AWARD CATEGORIES:

Leadership in Sustainable Communities

Leadership in Food System Innovation

Leadership in Sustainable Resource Management

Leadership in Sustainable Economics

Rising Star Award (18 and under)

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