Thursday, October 23, 2008
SUDDEN OAK DEATH | BIG SUR—The California Oak Mortality Task Force and partners host a sudden oak death workshop covering disease information, disposal of infested material, preventative treatment options and land management strategies. Free. 6-8pm, Pacific Valley High School, 69325 Highway 1, Big Sur. (415) 499-3281.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW | MONTEREY—Today is the final day for Monterey residents to apply for a post on the city’s Architectural Review Committee. Applications available at the City Clerk’s office and online. City Hall Room 6, 580 Pacific St., Monterey. 646-3935. www.monterey.org/boards/participate.html#apply.
RECYCLING SMELLS GOOD | SALINAS—Ecology Action hosts a kickoff fiesta/BBQ. Specialists answer questions and distribute free recycling bins to residents. Recycle-Rama entertains and educates children. 2-4pm. 1062 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas. Free. 1-800-RECYCLE.
USED OIL AND FILTER COLLECTION | SALINAS—Residents who bring in a used oil filter for recycling receive a new oil filter free of charge (limit two). 8am-2pm. Kragen Auto Parts, 610 Williams Road, Salinas. 755-4579.
FARR ON THE ENVIRONMENT | SEASIDE—Rep. Sam Farr discusses the environment in an election year. Seating is limited. 4pm. CSUMB University Center, Sixth Avenue, Seaside. Free. 582-3653.
HUMAN RIGHTS AND NATURE | PACIFIC GROVE—Pesticide Watch hosts a discussion of citizen rights and the environment with Ben Price of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund and Shannon Biggs of Global Exchange. 7pm. P.G. Community Center, 515 Junipero Ave., LeBeck Room, Pacific Grove. Free. 236-8538.
MUNITIONS REMOVAL MEETING | MARINA—The Fort Ord Reuse Authority hosts a community workshop to discuss vegetation removal and ordnance cleanup planned for Parker Flats. Reservations requested. 6-8:30pm. FORA Conference Facility, 102 13th St., Marina. Free. 883-3506.