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Sep 2017

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Understanding Drought Tolerant Gardens Recap

On Sunday, Sept. 24th , experienced gardeners, along with beginners, gathered at the new drought-tolerant garden by the Woodland Library in Los Altos. This garden is a Girl Scout Gold Award project created by Alyssa Robbins in partnership with GreenTown Los Altos, the City of Los Altos, Cal Water and Bay Maples Landscaping. At the ...

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Sep 2017

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We ARE Part Of The Water Pollution Solution!

On Sept. 16, 2017, GreenTown Los Altos led another creek cleaning all in the name of being part of the solution to water pollution. This year’s cleaning led as if often does, to surprises. With a team of 30 volunteers, we managed to haul away 150 pounds of scrap metal from Permanente Creek at Heritage […]

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May 2017

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National River Cleanup Day Recap

From Palo Alto to Gilroy, on May 20, 2017, more than 1,200 volunteers removed more than 33,000 pounds of trash, recycling over 3,000 pounds of debris from our creeks. GreenTown Los Altos volunteers – more than 40 strong – joined countywide efforts on National River Cleanup Day to clean our local waterways. From Permanente ...

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Feb 2017

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Going Green, Going Strong A Recap

Going Green, Going Strong GreenTown’s Community Connections GreenTown Los Altos friends, old and new, braved the storm on Wed., Jan. 18, to join our Community Connections event.  Coming in from the cold, wet weather, we were greeted by lovely refreshments, thanks to Mary Clark Bartlett’s Epicurian Group. Presentations ...

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Oct 2016

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Another Successful Creek Cleanup.

On the morning of Sept. 17, 2016,  GreenTown Los Altos volunteers contributed to the County’s Coastal Cleanup Day effort, organized by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. From less than a mile of Permanente Creek behind Heritage Oaks Park, about 30 volunteers removed 8.4 pounds of trash, 13.4 pounds of glass, 3.4 pounds of ...

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