Partnership News

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership Welcomes the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation as New Member

San Diego, Calif. — (June 18, 2014) — The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) is pleased to welcome its newest Associate Member, the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation. This new member takes the number of arts, cultural and science institutions represented by BPCP to 28.

“We are delighted to welcome the Botanical-Garden Foundation,” said Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director.

Sustainability Program Looking for LEED Intern to Join the Team

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings.  The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.

A Great Success in Home Energy Savings

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers came together on Thursday, March 20 for an exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads were offered at substantial discounts. 

This was a fun and interesting way to learn more about energy efficiency savings and LED technology for your home.

 

See photos from the event!

Park News

Balboa Park Explorer Named Best of the Best in San Diego!

The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.

The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."

 

Balboa Park Explorer in the Top 20!

San Diego Magazine names Balboa Park Explorer in 20 Reasons to Love San Diego!

Check it out!   http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/February-2014/20-Reasons-to-Love-San-Diego/

 

BPCP Executive Director Honored as one of UT's "People to Watch in 2014"

Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director, is named one of the UT San Diego's "People to Watch in 2014.'

Events

Visitors with Autism: Communication & Engagement Strategies

Classroom
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
and Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am

Description

Taste of Asia Comes to Balboa Park

International Cottages
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The taste, sights, and sounds of Asia come alive on Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Cottages in Balboa Park.

SDEEG Evaluates Reuben H. Fleet Science Center's Sustainable Energy Exhibit

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm


Image:  http://www.afrea.ab.ca/

Facility Director October Meeting

Rotating Locations.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Monthly meeting of Balboa Park's facility directors and sustainability staff.

Meetings made possible thanks to support from San Diego Gas & Electric and participation by our member institutions.