Bolsa Chica restoration and education receives much-needed support from So Cal Gas
HUNTINGTON BEACH (April 9, 2019) – The Bolsa Chica Conservancy is partnering with SoCalGas and its employees to clean up and restore the Harriett Wieder Regional Park, which acts as a buffer to the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve for Earth Day and in conjunction with the Conservancy’s festival on Saturday, April 13.
“We’re honored to have the support of SoCalGas and its employees in our efforts to help sustain Bolsa Chica and nearby habitats for wildlife and for the public to learn more about the diversity of our wetlands,” said Grace Adams, executive director of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy. “Partnerships with corporate citizens like SoCalGas help us carry out our mission of STEM-based education and habitat restoration in coastal habitats like Bolsa Chica.”
SoCalGas has contributed $5,000 toward the Conservancy’s earth month events in observance of 2019 Earth Day, a nationwide recognition of the need to conserve and protect natural resources. The 2019 theme is to protect endangered species, the center of conservation work conducted at the Bolsa Chica wetlands.
“SoCalGas has been providing safe and reliable service to customers for 150 years and is committed to the communities we serve through charitable giving and volunteering to benefit the environment, education and the health of our local communities,” said Trisha Muse, SoCalGas Community Relations Director. ”We’re proud to support the Bolsa Chica Conservancy for 2019 Earth Day and the conservation programs it leads,” she added.
The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is located along Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint Street and Warner Avenue in Huntington Beach. The public is invited to participate in the April 13 event and volunteer for habitat cleanup and restoration. Visit https://bolsachica.org/get-involved-2/volunteer/ for more information.
ABOUT THE BOLSA CHICA CONSERVANCY
The Bolsa Chica Conservancy, located in Huntington Beach, California, is a private nonprofit organization established in 1990 to advocate education and public awareness, restoration and preservation of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Its principal mission is to inspire all generations through community involvement, leadership and hands-on science education on coastal resources, watersheds and wetland science.