Watershed weekend

ACCORDING to the California Coastal Commission, last year more than 70,000 volunteers collected more than 1.6 million pounds of trash from beaches, lakes and waterways on Coastal Clean-up Day. They hope to best that this year on September 19th.

To volunteer or find future events, click here.

Or click here for a listing of Los Angeles-area watershed organizations from the Santa Monica Bay Foundation.

For Friends of the Los Angeles River, click here.

To find out about inland river clean-ups from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, click here.

Or click here to be taken to a Watershed Wise Magazine tribute to Heal the Bay founder Dorothy Green.

Finally, if you missed it, click here for Ilsa Setziol’s account of her day on the bay in search of blue whales. She didn’t find one. She found two.