Education

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Local Voices: The Climate Crisis Impact

Jun 06, 2024 3:00PM—4:00PM

The JAI at The Conrad 7600 Fay Ave La Jolla, CA 92037

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation in Partnership with The Conrad Presents Local Voices: The Climate Crisis Impact Join us for a moderated panel discussion on climate change to hear from a diverse group of regional professionals in the agricultural, science, plastics recycling, and sports industries. Learn about the small changes each of us can embrace…

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Landscaping for Watershed Protection Panel Workshop – Rancho San Diego

Jun 08, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Rancho San Diego Library 11555 Via Rancho San Diego El Cajon, CA 92019

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When managed poorly, storm water run-off can erode and wash away topsoil, and can pollute our waterways with sediment, chemicals, and nutrients. Join us at the Rancho San Diego Library to learn how to combat these concerns. Our panel of experts will discuss their involvement in creating a win-win outcome developing County of San Diego’s watershed protection…

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All About Worms Workshop – Valley Center

Jun 08, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Valley Center Library, 29200 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center, CA 92082

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Join Solana Center for this workshop to discover why red wiggler worms are composting superstars! Vermicomposting has a benefit for everyone, whether you want to divert kitchen scraps from the landfill, compost in small spaces, or create a natural fertilizer for your plants. This workshop will teach you all about how to get started and maintain a happy home for red wiggler worms. All pre-registered attendees who are residents of unincorporated San Diego County will receive a free kitchen scraps container, courtesy of the County of San Diego. 

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Composting and Manure Management Workshop – Lakeside

Jun 15, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

El Capitan High School 10410 Ashwood St Lakeside, CA 92040

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At this workshop, you will learn how you can both protect your local watershed and produce a fantastic soil amendment by composting large animal manure. Improper disposal of manure is unsightly, breeds flies, may create health hazards, and can contaminate local streams and water sources. Composting is easy and inexpensive, and can help reduce these issues.…

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SB 1383 Compliance – Commercial Food Waste Prevention Webinar

Jun 19, 2024 2:00PM—3:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

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California is leading our nation with groundbreaking legislation that addresses climate change by keeping organic materials out of our landfills. As Californians are asked to rethink how they manage their food waste, businesses may be wondering: How can I be in compliance, and how will this affect my bottom line? The County of San Diego and…

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Master Composter Course – San Diego

Sep 14, 2024 9:30AM—Oct 12, 2024 12:30PM

Tecolote Nature Center, 5180 Tecolote Road, San Diego, CA 92110

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Become a Master Composter! Join us at the beautiful Tecolote Nature Center to gain composting knowledge you can pass along to others.  The Master Composter course provides training in the art and science of composting through lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip. The course covers the following topics: Master Composter 2024 Schedule (This class will meet…

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Past | Archive

May Green Living Tour

May 25, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92110

All About Worms Workshop – Alpine

May 18, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Alpine Library, 1752 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine, CA 91901

Vermicomposting Basics Webinar

May 08, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

Virtual - Anywhere in the World

Backyard Composting Basics Workshop – Spring Valley

Apr 27, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Spring Valley Branch Library, 836 Kempton St, Spring Valley, CA 91977

Water Wise Gardening Workshop – Pine Valley

Apr 27, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Pine Valley Library - 28804 Old Hwy 80, Pine Valley, CA 91962