Join Team GWNC for AIDS Walk Los Angeles!

awla16_homepage_slide_re-_move_to_downtown2The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council is participating in this year’s AIDS Walk Los Angeles, a 10K fundraising walk to fight the epidemic.

Please join us or donate today! Visit the GWNC Team page:

https://la.aidswalk.net/GWNC

Oct. 12, 2016 at noon is the last chance to qualify for a team “spot in the park.” Register today!

Every dollar we raise helps APLA Health stop new infections and support people living with HIV/AIDS.

Where: Coming this fall to Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles!
When: Sunday, October 23

8:30 a.m. Sign-In
9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony
10 a.m. AIDS Walk Los Angeles Begins!

What: AIDS Walk Los Angeles is a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) fundraising walk to fight HIV/AIDS, and usually takes about 2.5 hours to complete. Register today to join us for an inspiring and memorable day!
Who: Celebrity guests, musical artists, elected officials, AIDS activists, and thousands of caring people like you. Continue reading

2017 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour seeks native gardens

The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants is looking for those with outstanding native landscapes to participate in their 2017 Native Plant Garden Tour, held on April 1 & 2, 2017. This Garden Tour is Theodore Payne’s largest annual outreach event, and has been helping Angeleno’s experience the authentic and sustainable beauty of California native gardens first-hand for nearly fifteen years!

Garden owners or designers interested in participating must complete an online application located here: nativeplantgardentour.org/apply The application period ends October 1, 2016.

Gardens must be planted with at least 50% California native plants, and ideally be at least three years old as of 2017. More detailed information is found in the online application.

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First Annual GWNC Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour

Drought-Tolerant Garden TourPresented by the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Sustainability Committee

Sunday, June 26, 2016
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet at Harold A. Henry Park, 890 S. Lucerne Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90005

  • Explore prime examples of drought-tolerant and sustainable gardens
  • Engage in discussions with landscape designers, landscape architects, and homeowners about their creations
  • Enjoy presentation on drought-tolerant plants by the Theodore Payne Foundation
  • Learn about gardens created using Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Rebates
  • See how sustainable landscaping is going beyond home gardening with a presentation on the landscaping at Harold A. Henry Park and the Ridgewood-Wilton medians
  • Experience the Greater Wilshire area!

For more information, please email sustainability@greaterwilshire.org

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Join a FREE* Green Living Workshop offered by LADWP and Sustainable Works!

* The workshops are FREE to all LADWP customers

Robertson-&-1st-Pres-GLWAction Oriented Topics include: Water and Energy and we touch on Waste, Chemicals, Transportation and Shopping/Food.

The interactive workshops meet once a week for 3 consecutive weeks.

When: Tuesdays, May 24 & 31, June 7, 6pm
Where: Robertson Public Library
1719 S Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles 90035 

To reserve your spot in the workshops visit: www.sustainableworks.eventbrite.com

  • Reduce your Water & Energy usage
  • Save $ on Utilities
  •  Receive FREE resource saving tools

Water saving hose nozzles, energy saving light bulbs and more…

This FREE workshops are funded by an LADWP Community Partnership Grant

Sponsored by LA District 5 Councilmember Paul Koretz