Balboa Park Conservancy: Preserving Balboa Park’s Urban Forest

Nate Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The Balboa Park Conservancy is continuing to offer an outstanding example of environmental protection through their new Tree Stewards volunteer program. Through this initiative, the Conservancy trains volunteers on how to take care of Balboa Park’s vibrant, urban forest. Volunteers will learn important skills including tree identification, proper planting techniques, irrigation of new and established trees, and general tree maintenance. …

San Diego Pride Parade 2018: One Park- One Team!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

On July 14th, over 50 Balboa Park team members represented One Park- One Team at the San Diego Pride Parade! Employees and volunteers from approximately 11 of the organizations came out to march in support of our fellow Park team members and friends, defining what the “One Park- One Team” motto of inclusion and equality means to us. Staff members …

Park Profiles: Meet Ira Bauer-Spector!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Ira Bauer-Spector is the Marketing and Communications Manager for the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet. This year he received Friends of Balboa Park’s Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader of Balboa Park Award for his contributions to fostering awareness for the arts and his dedication to the Balboa Park community. 1. Congratulations on being the recipient of the Betty Peabody Emerging …

Energy Upgrade California: Rallying All Energy Users to Make a Big Impact

Nate Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

Rallying ALL Californians to take action will help to achieve the State’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050. That’s why San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has partnered with Energy Upgrade California’s (EUC) Do Your Thing™ initiative to encourage residents and small businesses to take simple actions that ultimately make California cleaner, …