November 26, 2014

Free Workshops from TreePeople

 

For its 40th Anniversary Initiative, TreePeople offers free, quarterly Community Sustainability Workshops for people ready to take on the role of making their community more sustainable.

The next training events will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TreePeople’s Center for Community Forestry in Coldwater Canyon Park, 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 93023. Sign-in: 8:45 a.m. Workshop materials, light breakfast and snacks are provided.

Reservations are required. For more information: treepeople.org/community-sustainability-workshops, (818) 623-4899.

Rainwater Harvesting—Thinking about ripping out your lawn, but not sure where to begin? Learn how simple DIY projects can maximize your ability to harvest the rain. Save water, save money and make your home the envy of all!

Native Plants and Turf Reduction—Want a “green garden” but not sure where to begin? Learn how to reduce your water bill, and create a lovely addition to your home or school. You’ll get the basics of native plant selection and care, learn how to update your sprinkler system and get all you need to make your landscape truly sustainable and lovely!

Community Tree Planting—Want your neighborhood streets, school or park to be greener? Thinking about planting trees in your community, but not sure where to start? We can help. Learn the steps to get your project off the ground and get more trees where you live, learn, and play. Become a Citizen Forester and help grow a greener city,Topanga.

SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS TOPANGA RESTORATION EVENTS

Come join TreePeople’s Brian Rekart, Cody Chappel and the Mountains Restoration Trust as they return to Topanga Creek to its historic natural beauty. The focus is on watering and weeding to vanquish non-native invasive plants (weeds). Help care for the creek-side native vegetation that has been planted to restore this area on the following Sundays, 8:45-noon February 24; March 17; March 24; and April 7.