Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Nothing quite says summer like a bug bite- especially one you don’t notice until the next day. Whether you prefer traditional insect repellent methods or natural, DIY ones, SCOCO has you covered this summer. However, one tried and true tip for…
Jun 29
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Are you looking for a way to keep your home cool and energy efficient as the weather heats up? This summer, Sustainable Contra Costa will be working with Energy Upgrade California and BayREN Home+ to help you discover different energy efficiency…
Jun 1
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
As our second pandemic Earth Day quickly approaches, there is much uncertainty as the world slowly but surely returns to pre-pandemic “normal.” Global CO2 emissions  have already rebounded above pre-pandemic levels. While Earth Day in 2020…
Apr 5
Ann Brown commented on Eliana Batrez's blog post The Need for Milkweed
"I have been growing the Narrow-leafed milkweed in my garden for about 4 years. Every year it spreads more, and I conserve the wonderful seeds to scatter and spread. With what might be the last of our rains, perhaps now is a good time to scatter!…"
Mar 8
Eliana Batrez posted a blog post
In the 1980s, monarch butterflies filled trees from Marin County to San Diego County during their migration season. This year, the Xerces Society reported only 1,914 monarch butterflies overwintering (the process by which organisms pass through or…
Feb 25
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
 
For many, balloons are associated with celebrations and remembrances. They’re eye catching, festive and often brightly colored. If you think about it, they are a relatively low maintenance decoration, and are more decorative than interactive; that…
Feb 1
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Eliana Batrez's discussion Get Involved in your Contra Costa community!
"Thanks for sharing these opportunities!"
Jan 12
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash
Are you looking for ways to get involved in your Contra Costa community this year? Below you will find opportunities to engage in environmental activism in Contra Costa County and in your current city.
Get involved…
Jan 3
Eliana Batrez is now a member of SCOCO Network
Dec 17, 2020