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Community Conversations with Sigrid Wright, Executive Director of the Community Environmental Council. Santa Barbara Foundation. May 7, 2018.

Tajiguas Landfill Revamp Sucks Up Another $91 MillionSanta Barbara Independent. May 1, 2018.

Town Hall Jumble — A Review. Santa Barbara Independent. April 26, 2018.

City hosting energy workshopThousand Oaks Acorn. April 26, 2018.

‘Drought, Fire & Flood’ Event in Santa Barbara Focuses on Wildfire, Debris FlowNoozhawk. April 25, 2018.

Climate Change is Real Act announced in Santa Barbara by Rep. CarbajalKEYT. April 23, 2018.

Earth Day Festival Goes for a Ride with Array of Alternative Vehicles — Including Scooters and BikesNoozhawk. April 22, 2018.

Join SoCal’s Vibrant Earth Day PartiesNBC Los Angeles. April 20, 2018.

Carbajal to Announce Climate Change is Real Act at Earth Day EventsUS Congressman Salud Carbajal. April 20, 2018.

Spring events to enjoy this weekendKEYT. April 20, 2018.

Toward Climate Change Resilience. Santa Barbara Independent. April 19, 2018.

The Amazing Ability of Pasture Grass to Sequester Carbon. Santa Barbara Independent. April 19, 2018.

Celebrating Santa Barbara’s Environmental Victories and Anticipating New Challenges. Santa Barbara Independent. April 19, 2018.

Earth Day weekend events start early at Santa Barbara City CollegeKEYT. April 19, 2018.

Community Environmental Council Hosting Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival This WeekendNoozhawk. April 18, 2018.

Judy Foreman: In Aftermath of Disasters, AHA! Moment Puts Focus on Rising Together. Noozhawk. April 15, 2018.

Some Central And South Coast Nonprofits Can Now Go Solar At No Cost. KCLU. April 14, 2018.

Skip the Straw. Edhat. April 13, 2018.

Skip the straw movement gets support from local kids. KEYT. April 11, 2018.

Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival 2018. Santa Barbara Seasons. April 11, 2018.

Arrive car free to the 2018 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival. KEYT. April 10, 2018.

Bright Ideas to Light Up emPower Earth Day Booth. Noozhawk. April 10, 2018.

What Makes a Home ‘Green’? Santa Barbara Independent. March 29, 2018.

Town Hall to Tackle Climate Change and New Normal. Noozhawk. March 21, 2018.

Oil platform alternatives explored with SBMM. Coastal View. March 14, 2018.

Environmental Stewardship Awards: Nominate a Teacher, Student, or Class Today!Santa Barbara Independent. March 6, 2018.

Workshops Look at Clean Energy SolutionsNoozhawk. March 9, 2018.

The Best Spring Festivals in Santa BarbaraCalifornia Now. March 6, 2018.

Two Workshops Offer Developers, Local Property Owners Opportunity to Host So Cal Edison Renewable Energy, Increase RevenueSanta Barbara Independent. March 6, 2018.

Environmental Stewardship Awards: Nominate a Teacher, Student, or Class Today!Santa Barbara Independent. March 6, 2018.

Santa Barbara Family and Life Nonprofit GuideSB Family & Life Magazine. March 6, 2018.

Veggie Rescue Teams Up with Chumash Casino to Redirect Excess Food to People in NeedNoozhawk. March 3, 2018.

Two Workshops Offer Developers, Local Property Owners Opportunity to Host So Cal Edison Renewable Energy, Increase RevenueSanta Barbara Independent. March 1, 2018.

Restaurants promote sustainability with ‘Skip the Straw Day’Santa Barbara News-Press. February 23, 2018.

Excerpt from The Courage Way by Shelly Francis. Lead Change. February 8, 2018.

En GardeSanta Barbara Independent. January 6, 2018.

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