02.15.2011 Environmental Stewardship Series

Check out the PCC Environmental Stewardship Series from last Spring:

What’s in your Food? lecture on March 10, 2010

The State of our Planet. lecture on April 1, 2010

What’s in our Water? lecture on April 7, 2010

What’s in our Air? lecture on May 12, 2010

What’s up with the Planet? lecture on June 2, 2010

A big thanks to Dr. Ling O’Connor for providing the videos.

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02.14.2011 Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

Pasadena is hosting a rainwater harvesting workshop with Brad Lancaster. This event is open to everyone. Plus, win a 55 gallon rain barrel.

Note: You must register at the City of Pasadena’s website.

Time: 9:00 am to noon
Where: Salvation Army Pasadena Tabernacle
960 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91106 (Map)
When: Sat, March 12, 2011

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop
Courtesy the City of Pasadena and Pasadena Water and Power

02.05.2011 Anthropogenic Effects on Hawaii

This past winter intersession, Students from PCC visited the Big Island of Hawaii. Students were impacted by the amount of plastic that was collected on the beaches in South Point. They saw a small sample of the amount of plastic that is trapped in the North Pacific Gyre (known as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch“).

Trash

More Trash

Even More Trash
Courtesy Jason Carman