Solana Center Supports Zero Waste Symposium
Feb 10 2015
Are you excited about the upcoming Zero Waste Symposium? We sure are! At last year's Symposium, Solana Center’s Executive Director Jessica Toth, spoke about the growing movement toward community composting. We are excited to be involved again this year, leading a breakout session on diverting organics from the landfill. This symposium is a great...
Dine And Make A Difference!
Jan 26 2015
Join us for a meal at Boudin SF and support Solana Center's programs. In 2014, our environmental education and community outreach programs directly connected with more than 35,000 San Diego County residents. Help us reach even more in 2015! Join us on February 5th for a meal at Boudin SF in Encinitas and directly affect environmental change in your...
Resolve to Save Energy in 2015!
Jan 21 2015
How are the New Years resolutions going so far? Some goals are harder to achieve then others, but if you are looking to reduce your energy usage and save money SDG&E can help you with that. SDG&E has a ton of tips and tools to get you set up to start saving energy and money today!
Volunteer Clean Up Day!
Jan 19 2015
Our outdoor facilities and gardens at Solana Center have been beautified thanks to our hard working volunteers! Weeds were dug, vegetables were harvested, raspberries were uprooted, friends were made, and critters were discovered! Thank you Russ Bruzee, Dorinda Moore, Erika Osorio, Jim Beyster, and Jennifer Gerson
Community support, local leaders, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and generous donors protect coastal property in Solana Beach!
Jan 13 2015
Margaret Schelsinger, the City of Solana Beach's first Mayor, has been fighting to preserve the last undeveloped coastal parcel in Southern California since 1986 and today she was there to witness the end of an almost 30 year battle. With much fan fare and excitement it was announced that the land has been saved and it will forever be the people's park!...
Register today for California's K-12 Recycling Challenge Competition!
Jan 9 2015
Help California reach it's goals of a recycle rate of 75% by entering this fun challenge that will not only reduce waste but give your school a chance to win $12,000 in cash rewards! Wow!! We challenge all San Diego schools to register for this challenge. Do good and win big!!!! The California Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition and...
International Visitors at Solana Center!
Jan 7 2015
Korean students from Gyeongsang National University came by Solana Center to learn all about our compost education and outreach. Traveling as part of a Global Pioneer Program to learn about worms and the environment, these boys came to the right place! They were treated to a tour by Andrea Loyko and although there was a slight language barrier she shared ...
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop at Solana Center
Jan 6 2015
This weekend Solana Center hosted Ari Tenenbaum, co-founder and lead designer of Revolution Landscape, for a hands-on decidious fruit tree pruning workshop. We learned how to distinguish "leader" branches, proper pruning principals, the importance of pruning to allow for light, air, space, and growth, and why you need to cut your branch back at the...