Fun Ways to Save
Arroyo Seco Watershed
Take a Hike...a jaunt, a treak, a tramp,
a stroll, a strut...just get out and see, hear, smell the world in your
2. Stop and
Smell the Roses...the mountains, the hills,
the valley, lupine, poppies, sage.
some Quality Time with your Pet...leash
your dog (bring a bag and leave the kitties at home!), ride a horse, a
mule! Check out the trails.
4. Play in
the Garden...add native plants to your
garden--California current, coral bells, California lilac, toyon and
sage. Use biological
controls instead of pesticides; monitor your water use.
5. Get Down
and Dirty...volunteer with local
organizations like North East Trees and the Arroyo Seco Foundation.
Help pull weeds, plant trees, and participate in clean-up events.
6. Tap into
think about it! Donít
trash our watershed--limit pesticides and fertilizers on your lawn and
garden, fix oil leaks in your vehicle and remember--your street and
storm drains drain to the ocean.
Shout, Get the Word Out!...let friends, family and
elected officials know how you feel about restoring the Arroyo Seco.
8. Go on a
Treasure Hunt...discover the Arroyo Seco.
What is a watershed? What
is restoration? Check out
the Arroyo in the afternoon--all 22 miles of diverse plant communities
and cultural gems.
9. Plan a
Bright Future...participate in Arroyo planning
efforts. Bring a friend,
log onto www.arroyoseco.org or www.northeasttrees.org.
10. Kiss a Toad...embrace our natural resources. Protect habitat and bring back the steelhead!