November Green Team Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of infusing sustainability practices into operations, … Read More

November Facility Directors Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

The Sustainability Program meets monthly with the Facility Directors of the member organizations of the Cultural Partnership to further education by discussing  energy efficiency and sustainability topics and providing resources to aid in project implementation.

Energy Storage Workshop

Kelsey Ceccarelli

  The Sustainability Program is partnering with the San Diego Green Building Council, Cleantech San Diego, and the Center for Sustainable Energy to host an Energy Storage Workshop in Balboa Park. The workshop will be held in the Fleet Science Center‘s Community Forum room. The workshop will help arm commercial building decision makers such as Facility Directors, CFO’s, CEO’s, and others, … Read More

Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast

Rubi Baricuatro

The Balboa Park Sustainability Program presents the fourth annual Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast. This breakfast brings together San Diego community and Balboa Park stakeholders to build awareness on current sustainability issues. Additionally, we will honor Balboa Park institutions for their exceptional work in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency through the 2017 Balboa Park Sustainability Awards. To register click here.

October Facility Directors Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

The Sustainability Program meets monthly with the Facility Directors of the member organizations of the Cultural Partnership to further education by discussing  energy efficiency and sustainability topics and providing resources to aid in project implementation.

September Green Team Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of infusing sustainability practices into operations, … Read More

San Diego Zoo Global: A Comprehensive Look at Waste Diversion

Kelsey CeccarelliBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The larger the organization, the more potential for resource savings and change. The San Diego Zoo as the largest organization in Balboa Park by acre, has answered the call for waste diversion action. Waste diversion is any method of keeping waste out of a landfill. This can include recycling, composting, donating, or a number of other creative options. In January … Read More

September Facility Directors Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

The Sustainability Program meets monthly with the Facility Directors of the member organizations of the Cultural Partnership to further education by discussing  energy efficiency and sustainability topics and providing resources to aid in project implementation.

Balboa Park Conservancy Embarks on Urban Forestry Project

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

Tree Balboa Park is a comprehensive project by the Balboa Park Conservancy that will bring 500 new drought tolerant trees to the Park through a community-driven tree planting initiative.  The project will increase San Diego’s urban forest, reduce storm water runoff, improve water savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of sustained drought has negatively impacted Balboa Park’s tree canopy. … Read More

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

Kelsey CeccarelliBalboa 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, … Read More