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October 24, 2011

Tijuana River Action Month a Huge Success!!

A photo essay by Paloma Aguirre
Dairy Mart Road East of the Bridge

Tijuana River Action Month/Mes de Accion del Rio Tijuana, a binational inclusive event, consisted of a month-long series of stewardship and cleanup events during September and October to benefit the Tijuana River Watershed.

This period is critical since it is a very small window of opportunity between the end of bird nesting season and the beginning of the rain season to enter the Tijuana River Valley and remove as much ocean-bound trash as possible.



It had two goals:

To mobilize a record number of community volunteers and groups to protect, restore and become stewards of the Tijuana River Watershed through targeted activities and;

To recognize key efforts and investments by public and private agencies, non-profits and community groups to protect and restore the Tijuana River.

Below are the logos of the partner organizations, agencies and corporations who supported this record breaking effort.

(Photo Essay Below)