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This August, get to know your home's energy usage by completing a Home Energy Audit! Make sure to check out (pun intended) the BayREN Home Energy Efficiency Toolkit available at any County library branch and find out how to increase your energy…
Aug 1
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
It seems that fire season comes earlier each year, so it's never too early to prepare your home and community.  
Common sense tells us that the risk of wildfires is heightened during periods of extreme heat and amid the worsening drought. However,…
May 31
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Mark your calendars for the East Bay Green Home Tour on May 14th and 15th! This virtual program consists of 12 short video tours of different homes in the East Bay and includes a Q&A with homeowners interested in similar home upgrade projects. 
May 2
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Thank you to all who attended the Climate Careers Chat that was held on Thursday, January 20th. Whether or not you were able to join us for the online event, the team who worked on this program is incredibly grateful to all who participated and…
Feb 1
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
From October 31st to November 12th this year, the 26th annual Conference of Parties (COP26) met in Glasgow to revisit climate pledges made under the Paris Agreement in 2015. In it, countries were asked to make significant changes to keep global…
Nov 30, 2021
Eliana Batrez posted a discussion
Are you looking for a way to keep your home warm and energy efficient as the weather gets colder? You’re in the right place! 
Join Sustainable Contra Costa and Contra Costa County for our upcoming BayREN Home+ Homeowner Workshop on Thursday,…
Nov 2, 2021
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Sep 4, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Eliana Batrez's discussion Get Involved in your Contra Costa community!
"Thanks for sharing these opportunities!"
Jan 12, 2021
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, 2021
Eliana Batrez is now a member of SCOCO Network
Dec 17, 2020