South San Diego Water Quality Workshop
Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join WiLDCOAST, the Tijuana River Estuarine Research Reserve, the County of San Diego’s Department of Environnmental Health, the City of Imperial Beach Lifeguards, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego Coastkeeper, Surfrider San Diego and the office of Sen. Juan Vargas at TRNERR (Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center, 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA) on December 13th from 6-8pm to learn about the process that goes into monitoring ocean water quality and influences beach closures and advisories. Walk away with practical tools that will help you to know when the water is safe and how to safeguard your health!
Registration is free! Register Here
Free raffle and refreshments!
When & Where
WILDCOAST, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve and Surfrider San Diego.
WiLDCOAST conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. Through its U.S.-Mexico Border Coastal Program, WiLDCOAST works to to protect and restore the Pacific Ocean shoreline from Rosarito to Coronado including the Tijuana River Watershed and the Tijuana River Mouth Marine Protected Area through advocacy, conservation policy, and community stakeholder engagement.
The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve preserves, protects, and manages the natural and cultural resources of the Tijuana River Estuary by focusing on research and education with compatible recreation and resource use. The Reserve encompasses beach, dune, mudflat, salt marsh, riparian, coastal sage scrub, and upland habitats surrounded by the growing cities of Tijuana, Imperial Beach, and San Diego. Critical issues confronted by the Reserve include habitat conservation and restoration, endangered species management, management of the wastewater from Mexico, sediment management, and the integration of recreation.
About Surfrider San Diego
The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.
The Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter is currently engaged in the following campaigns: Rise Above Plastics, Hold On To Your Butt, No Border Sewage and Beach Preservation. The chapter is also running several programs including Ocean Friendly Gardens, Know Your H20, Blue Water Task Force, Kids for Clean Water and monthly Beach Cleanups