Category Archives: Environmental

Norm Nakanishi to Speak on Clivias at Garden Club Meeting Monday 

Clivias expert Norm Nakanishi will speak at the Pacific Palisades Garden Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, at the Woman’s Club on Haverford. The public is invited. Nakanishi is director of the North American Clivia Society. His … Continue reading

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Landfill Debris: Unintended Consequence of Wind Turbines

Lake Mills, Iowa and Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Casper, Wyoming have “green” burial grounds: the landfill sites for wind turbine blades. Those locations are the only three places in the U.S. that currently accept turbine blades, which are not recycled. According to a Wyoming … Continue reading

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Plastic Bottles for Babies Totals More than 10,000

Francesca Chase, the Bottles for Babies founder, hosted a celebration on January 10 to commemorate the collection of more than 10,000 plastic bottles that were recycled from Pacific Palisades. The CRV money was used to buy baby food and diapers for … Continue reading

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Billions of Birds Have Disappeared Since 1990: Create a Safe Habitat for Them in Your Backyard

If you have a problem with crows in your back yard, there’s an easy way to discourage them. “Buy a ‘dead’ decoy crow and put it in your yard,” said Julie Hansen, owner of the Santa Monica Wild Birds Unlimited … Continue reading

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