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The Art of Recycling: The San Diego Art Institute’s Journey Towards Zero Waste

Written by Kelly Hagarty

Kerstin Robers, Director of Operations, leads by example as she personaly sorts through SDAI's waste.

 

SDEEG at the San Diego History Center for Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss

SDEEG at the San Diego History Center for

Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss

January 21, 2015

2015 Johns Hopkins University Student Projects

Trails through Balboa Park
presented by the Johns Hopkins University OnSite San Diego Seminar Students

 

2014 Year in Review

This year, we have been busy greening the Park and preparing for the highly anticipated 2015 Centennial. As a new year begins, we plan to keep the momentum and innovation going to elevate, celebrate and promote Balboa Park as a leader in sustainability.

Accomplishments

Savings Numbers In 2014

Balboa Park institutions, with the help of SDG&E’s incentives and rebates and On-Bill financing, have completed the following in 2014:

Creating Connections Through Mixin’ Up and Meetin’ Up: Balboa Park Mix Up MeetUp

Written by: Kristen Mihalko, Balboa Park Learning Institute Program Coordinator

 

SDEEG Evaluation at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

SDEEG Evaluation at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is developing an interactive exhibition demonstrating how the energy smart grid functions. The exhibition will open in 2015 and will target middle school students through adults.

California Public Utilities Commissioner Carla Peterman Visits Balboa Park

Earlier this week the CA Public Utilities Commissioner, Carla Peterman visited Balboa Park. As an emerging authority on energy policy, Commissioner Peterman serves on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and noted in her speech on Monday that she hopes other cultural institutions in the nation follow Balboa Park's lead.

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 28 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.