Long Beach native plants

El Dorado Native Plant Sale Returns With California-Friendly Blooms

El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale The El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale will take place October 27, 2012. On Saturday, October 27, 2012 the El Dorado Nature Center will be brimming with California native plants for sale — just in time for outdoor fall planting. 

California Gardens Tour Offers Rare Sunset Views in May

Long Beach Parks - California Gardens Tour Guests go on a guided tour of the area proposed for California Gardens. Back by popular demand, a California Gardens Sunset Tour has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 16th, 6:00PM-7:30PM. The sunset tour will replace the regularly scheduled 3rd Saturday of the Month tour, for the month of May only.

Grand Re-Opening Celebration of Orizaba Park Set For Jan. 21, Residents Invited to Attend

grand reopening Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell, 4th District, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite residents to the grand re-opening celebration of Orizaba Park on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm.

Last Chance to Tour California Gardens this Year

Long Beach Parks - California Gardens Tour Guests go on a guided tour of the area proposed for California Gardens. The next California Gardens tour is scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 10:00 a.m. to noon. Due to the upcoming holidays, this will be the last opportunity to visit the property this year.

Arts Council for Long Beach Presents “A Lot Symposium and Performance Series” at Chantilly Clad

Chantilly Clad Chantilly Clad The Arts Council for Long Beach is passionate about activating underutilized public spaces. On Saturdays June 11 and 18, the space located at the corner of Ocean Blvd. and Lime Ave. and the site of the public art installation Chantilly Clad will come alive with live music, symposia, interactive workshops, and more, all free to the public.

2cc Offers FREE Bi-Lingual Mosaic Workshops

2nd City Council Mosaic Workshops All Ages Welcome. No Experience Necessary The 2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space (2cc) is pleased to announce a four month fun-filled and educational series of environmental themed mosaic workshops that are open FREE to the public.

Holiday Shopping Preview and More at Rancho Los Alamitos This Month

rancho los alamitos holiday events There’s nothing like an “old-fashioned” Christmas. Celebrate the holiday season among the history and natural beauty of Long Beach by attending a holiday event at Rancho Los Alamitos this month. The historic ranch and gardens will host two of their most popular annual events in November—with more holiday fun scheduled for December!

El Dorado Nature Center Features Native Plants for Sale

island-snapdragon Photo by Philip Bouchard This weekend, rare and unusual California and Southwest native plants will be available for sale from the El Dorado Nature Center. The Native Plant Sale begins on Saturday, November 13, at 9:00 a.m.

City of Long Beach to Receive $2.5 Million California Resources Agency River Parkways Grant for DeForest Wetlands Restoration

wilderness $1 Million Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Grant for Deforest The City of Long Beach will receive a 2010 River Parkways Grant worth $2.5 million for the DeForest Wetlands Restoration project, the State of California Resources Agency announced today. “I am pleased that the California Resources Agency has awarded $2.5 million in funding to the City of Long Beach for the restoration of the DeForest Wetlands project along the lower Los Angeles River,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe.

Friends of Colorado Lagoon rally public support leading up to August 11 meeting

colorado-lagoon-restoration On July 1 the City of Long Beach released a study looking at the connection between Marine Stadium and the Colorado Lagoon and the possible ways to improve that connection. Moffat & Nichol, the city’s engineering consultant who put the study together, developed four alternatives with an additional alternative, 4A, which was requested by resource agencies.

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