Thanks to Earth Day vol­un­teers

The Tribune (SLO) - - Opinion -

Thank You to our amaz­ing vol­un­teers, non­prof­its, agen­cies, mu­si­cians and com­mu­nity for at­tend­ing and con­tribut­ing to the suc­cess of our Sec­ond An­nual Earth Day in Cam­bria on April 21.

The Cam­bria Forest Com­mit­tee, Beau­tify Cam­bria, Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Church, Green­ing Los Osos and the Cam­bria Nurs­ery pro­moted na­tive tree and plant prop­a­ga­tion, restora­tion of Cam­bria’s unique Mon­terey Pine Forest and coastal wa­ter­sheds, ed­u­ca­tional hikes, na­ture and ad­vo­cacy pro­grams, an eco­nom­i­cally vi­able and at­trac­tive vil­lage at­mos­phere, and spir­i­tual, sci­ence and youth ed­u­ca­tion op­por­tu­ni­ties.

Greenspace kicked off its 3,000 Trees ini­tia­tive and the 30 or more tree grow­ers re­cruited will take care of their seedlings un­til plant­ing this fall!

Soto’s True Earth, Wild Gin­ger and Chef An­gel­ica Peach pro­vided de­li­cious, lo­cally sourced food grown in the wa­ter­shed and stew­ard­ship through healthy and sus­tain­able farm­ing prac­tices.

Friends of the Ele­phant Seals, and ECOSLO — The En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter of San Luis Obispo, Camp Ocean Pines and Pa­cific Wildlife Care pro­moted wildlife pro­tec­tion, a healthy ocean en­vi­ron­ment through en­joy­ment, ed­u­ca­tion and out­reach, an­nual beach clean ups and do­cent pro­grams.

The Mon­terey Bay Na­tional Marine Sanc­tu­ary’s Coastal Dis­cov­ery Cen­ter pro­vided a hands-on demon­stra­tion of how to main­tain a healthy wa­ter­shed by avoid­ing storm-wa­ter pol­lu­tion, state Fish and Wildlife and State Parks were on hand to an­swer ques­tions and ed­u­cate on lo­cal coastal poli­cies and wildlife pro­tec­tion. Sammy the Steel­head, eco mbas­sador, was a won­der­ful ad­di­tion this year.

Spe­cial thanks to our in­cred­i­ble mu­si­cians in­clud­ing lo­cal fa­vorites Dulcie Tay­lor, Tim Jackson, Cassi Ni­cholls, Da­mon Lord and Miss Leo with her feisty fid­dler, per­cus­sion­ist Tracy Mor­gan, Ge­orge Nau­ful, and em­cee Bran­don Fol­lett. The Kid’s Zone was co­or­di­nated by Greenspace Di­rec­tor Amanda Dar­ling and fea­tured face paint­ing by Sara Blair Field and na­ture based ac­tiv­i­ties in­spired by Sue Davis, leader of the monthly Greenspace Na­ture Club.

Win­ners of the lo­cal poster con­test from Coast High School, Santa Lu­cia Mid­dle School and the Cam­bria Gram­mar School are: Branwen Ryan, Lily Hoff­man, Lysha Figueroa, and Ed­uardo Cruz. These tal­ented win­ners will pro­vide the art­work for the 2020 Cam­bria Earth Day pub­lic­ity.

Thanks so much from the en­tire board and staff of Greenspace — The Cam­bria Land Trust and Soto’s True Earth Mar­ket Mary Webb, Pres­i­dent, Greenspace

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