Exploring the Senses and Safety: Highlights from the ICO Retreat at Harwood Lodge

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By Elizabeth Neat
Next time you go for a hike try this strategy to enhance your observation.  Thinking about your five senses, note 5 things you see, 4 that you hear, 3 that you smell, 2 to feel and 1 to taste.  This was one of the suggestions made during the Nature and Children Workshop at ICO’s first annual retreat at Harwood Lodge, held on September 22 - 24.  

Join the Angeles Chapter Library Committee Meetings this November

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By Nguyen Tran, Chapter Librarian
Some exciting news for the Angeles Chapter Library!! After much-expressed interest and enthusiasm from members surrounding the induction of the new Library Committee, we’d like to invite you to join our first official meetings. Member involvement and commitment will be tailored to your schedule and can be as flexible as you need. The Library Committee is a space for members to build community, connect through the shared delight of reading, propose and plan future library events, upkeep the library, raise funds for the library, etc.

Healthy Homes this Holiday Season

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By Kim Orbe, Senior Conservation Program Manager
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at an event about electrification at Burbank where various of the presenter spoke about why we work on building electrification. We spoke about the environmental social justice aspect and importance, advocacy, local incentives and more. The event was closed with a cooking demonstration on portable induction stoves. I was excited to see firsthand the wide variety of induction stoves, features, sizes and prices!

Pasadena 100 vs. Pasadena Water & Power

  • Posted on 1 November 2023
  • By George Vine, Pasadena Group

Who wins, the planet or the electric utility?

You have electrified your home, and installed solar panels. You drive an electric car and you no longer take commercial airplane flights. You know that all this is just a drop in a very big ocean. What do you do next to save the planet?

San Antonio Ski Hut Work Weekend - photo essay

  • Posted on 31 October 2023
  • By Morgan Goodwin - Senior Director, Angeles Chapter
Photos by Morgan Goodwin
How do you measure the love that goes into a place? One way would be to count the thousands of pounds of supplies that have been hauled nearly a thousand vertical feet up the trail, on people's backs, to build the San Antonio Ski Hut.