Balboa Park Sustainability Program
Balboa Park is fast becoming a touchstone for other cities to watch. Through collaboration and ongoing communication, the Sustainability Program has developed a shared vision for “greening” Balboa Park. It continues to advance solutions that will help protect Park resources and strengthen economic viability, while enhancing visitor experience and enjoyment. Read More.
"I am very proud of the progress that has been made in the Park over the last few years. The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership has provided leadership through collaboration which has helped bring this issue to the forefront. With the help of corporate sponsors like San Diego Gas and Electric, the partnership with the City of San Diego and numerous Park stakeholders, we have succeeded in making sustainability a TOP priority in the Park." - Councilman Todd Gloria
See the Sustainability Program in action!
2013 was designated by the United Nation General Assembly as the year to put the issue of providing freshwater access around the globe on the forefront of all agendas and to address the importance of a multidisciplinary approach and cooperation to effectively manage freshwater resources. Join UCSD's Calit2 for The Greenovation Forum: International Year of Water Cooperation on Wednesday, April 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required.
Rory was a true force of nature, a wise companion, and a visionary who has left an indelible mark on our community. In the same way that she cultivated a thriving program to help "Green Balboa Park," Rory cultivated abiding friendships, leaving us with memories that will not soon be forgotten. Those who had the honor of knowing and working with Rory - and there are many of us - recall the bright spirit, smile, and energy that she exhibited in her life and work.
This program is in partnership with Honeywell and is an extension of BPCP's Sustainability Walk-About series. Honeywell's Green Boot Camp is an intensive five-day, hands-on interactive educational experience to help educators become familiar with the latest methods of instruction to teach green and sustainable topics, methods, lessons and concepts to middle school students at their respective schools.
The Sustainability Program has showcased Balboa Park as a leader in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. With numerous achievements and case studies, Balboa Park is fast becoming a cornerstone for other cities to watch. Read More
Sustainability Program Recommends
Information about incentives, rebates, audits and other sustainability programs available to Balboa Park institutions. The Balboa Park Sustainability Program recommends a series of websites for financial and strategic planning resources and best practices. Read More
Sustainability Program Partners
The Sustainability Program would like to take this opportunity to thank our partners for their support. Every day actions of each individual, institution and the greater community makes a difference in our capacity to assure the Park is here for future generations. Read More
2015 Ecotourism Experience
Balboa Park’s ecotourism and education experience is an opportunity to capture San Diego as an ecological diverse and educational destination, featuring Balboa Park as the welcome center and eco-village. A breadth of Balboa Park ecotourism and education experiences are being developed as identified by Balboa Park Sustainability Program. Read More