Thursday, March 14, 2013
TRUCKING ON | ARIOUS LOCATIONS—As Monterey-Salinas Transit braces for federal funding cuts, the community is invited to weigh in on proposed route changes and service reductions. Meetings March 20-April 8, various locations countywide. Visit www.mst.org/about-mst/news/public-hearings-3 for full schedule. 899-2558.
THURSDAY 3 | 14
AQUATIC EDUCATION | MONTEREY—The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary hosts an informational meeting for people interested in becoming docents along the shore or on kayaks. Training programs follow on six Thursday nights beginning April 11. 6-8pm, sanctuary office, 99 Pacific St. building 455. 647-4227, www.montereybay.noaa.gov.
SATURDAY 3 | 16
GREENER COMMUNITIES | SEASIDE—Join the Seaside Green Team in weeding and garden maintenance at a drought-resistant garden on what was once a vacant lot. Volunteers gather the third Saturday of the month. 1pm. Northwest corner of Fremont Boulevard and Canyon Del Rey. Free. email@example.com.
TRAIL PLANNING | BIG SUR—Community members are invited to contribute input on the local portion of a state-mandated California Coastal Trail. State Senator Bill Monning, D-Carmel, and Coast Property Owners Association hold a discussion for coastal residents. 10am-noon. Big Sur Lodge conference room, Pfieffer Big Sur State Park, 47555 Highway 1. 675-6315, http://tinyurl.com/c2sqn75.
MONDAY 3 | 17
ZERO WASTE WEEK | PENINSULA—Eight schools recognized by NOAA as Ocean Guardian Schools lead zero-waste week, encouraging the public to cut out throw-away items through March 23. 647-4202, http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/ocean_guardian.
TUESDAY 3 | 19
CLIMATE CHANGE REALITY | SEASIDE—Tama Oliver, who attended the Climate Reality Conference in 2012, presents on the latest science and what individuals can do to make an impact. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7934, www.sustainablemontereycounty.org.