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  Posted on 7/17/2015
$1.3 BILLION L.A. RIVER HABITAT RESTORATION APPROVED IN D.C.
On July 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, DC, unanimously approved the $1.3 Billion LA River habitat restoration plan. more...
    
  Posted on 6/26/2015
MAY 31 EVENT 'A WATERSHED MOMENT' HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK
A few weeks ago, Council for Watershed Health had the pleasure of bringing together many of the water & community leaders whom we most admire in order to honor their great work toward healthier watersheds and a more sustainable Southern California. more...
    
  Posted on 6/3/2015
TRANSITION OF LEADERSHIP AT THE COUNCIL: BELINDA FAUSTINOS TO TAKE ON NEW DIRECTOR ROLE
Council for Watershed Health is turning to a new chapter; as of May 31st Dr. Nancy Steele is stepping down as our Executive Director. Nancy was the Council’s second and longest serving ED to date, having started in July 2005. Starting June 1st, the Board has confirmed Belinda Faustinos in the position of Interim Executive Director. more...
    
  Posted on 7/23/2015
  DWP'S RATE INCREASE PLAN NOT BIG ENOUGH
  In an Op-Ed from the L.A. Times, the DWP's rate increase plan is described as "not enough". If Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to realize his ambitious water management agenda, we must all pay more. more...
    
  Posted on 7/1/2015
  HOW ARE WE (AND YOU) MANAGING THE DROUGHT?
  Below are a couple of links with comprehensive (one stop shopping?) information about the emergency drought. They are great reference sites. We think you might find them useful and interesting. more...
    
  Posted on 6/24/2015
  COUNCIL FOR WATERSHED HEALTH INTERVIEWED ABOUT ELMER AVENUE
  Elmer Avenue in Sun Valley has historically been flooded whenever the rains come, according to Eileen Alduenda and Dr. Chris Solek from the Council, in a radio interview with Amy Quinton on June 23. more...
    
  Posted on 5/5/2015
  HOME DEPOT TO STOP SELLING INVASIVE PLANTS IN OVER 200 OF ITS STORES IN CALIFORNIA
  PlantRight, a statewide campaign that partners with California plant growers and retailers to voluntarily phase out invasive plants in the state’s $11 billion horticultural industry, announced that it has secured key corporate commitments from Home Depot in promoting safe, non-invasive plants to benefit the state’s environment and people. more...
    
   
  
  
  
July 30
AQUARIUM LECTURE ON SEA JELLIES
  
  
August 22
2015 POLITICS OF INFRASTRUCTURE SEMINAR
  
  
October 28
CALIFORNIA INVASIVE PLANT COUNCIL SYMPOSIUM