We organize and promote volunteer projects that individuals of all ages can participate in. Our activities include a school supplies drive for School on Wheels, a toy drive, beautification projects at local schools and serving dinner to homeless clients of Turning Point Transitional Housing.
The mission of 5 Gyres is to create awareness of
the dangers of plastic pollution world wide and
to work towards the elimination of this environ
mental and health hazard. They do this through education and research.
An estimated 95% of the plastic in the oceans
comes from land.
What can you do to reduce plastic pollution?
Check out this shopping guide link: https://www.5gyres.org/plastic-free-shopping-guide
You can help by taking action in your commun-
Come get your tomatoes on April 14!
The Spring Garden Workshop is Saturday, April 14, 9:30 am to 11:30 am on the patio of the Palisades Branch Library at 861 Alma Real Drive.
Come celebrate Earth Day and Spring by getting free warm season seeds and seedlings and garden information. Some of our seeds have been donated by Kaye Kittrell, "The Late Bloomer", a fellow Palisadian.
Kids activities include planting in recycled containers, making seed tape and more.
Information on companion planting, planting theme gardens and more will be available.
The workshop is coordinated by Marie Steckmest, "Ms. Marie" the garden teacher at Marquez School, who is a UCCE Master Gardener and the founder of Palisades Cares.