Agriculture
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Agriculture Blossoms Again in Annual Crop Report, Nears $1.8 Billion

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Agriculture values blossomed for the third year out of the past four and grew close to $1.8 billion, a height they last reached in 2014, in the County of San Diego’s annual Crop Report.

Environment
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County Launches Recycle Right Campaign

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Of course, you recycle! You care; you want to protect the environment. But are you recycling right? You might not be. If you’re putting the wrong items into your curbside blue bin, or even the right item in the wrong way,  you could be trashing your good intentions. And other people’s too.

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County Selects Local Projects for $21 Million in Grants to Improve Air Quality

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The Air Pollution Control District has selected projects from 49 organizations to receive $21.3 million in grants that would keep 692 tons of climate-changing, greenhouse gas and pollution — roughly the weight of six space shuttle spacecraft — out of local skies.

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What are the Benefits of New Fru-hen-ds? Chick out this Backyard Chicken Webinar!

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Been feeling “cooped up?” Looking for some new fru-hen-ds? Or maybe you’re just looking for ways to reduce waste, save money and even improve the quality of your soil? Check out this backyard chicken webinar!

Environment
Tijuana River Valley

County Identifies Projects to Dramatically Reduce Tijuana River Valley Sewage

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The County of San Diego has released a report that identifies 27 projects that could potentially reduce the flow of sewage from Mexico into the U.S. and Tijuana River Valley each year by as much as 91%, from 138 days to 12.

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Two County Children Win Virtual Earth Day Art Contest

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Samarth Joshi of San Diego and Yoshie Sannwald of El Cajon have been named winners of the County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day 2020 drawing and animation contests for their artistic expressions of how to save and love the Earth.

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County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day Celebration Goes Virtual

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Our beaches, parks and trails may have limited access under physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the coronavirus can’t stop Earth Day 2020. And the County’s Land Use and Environment Group is helping San Diegans enjoy it —virtually — at LUEG’s Earth Day webpage at www.sandiegocounty.gov/earthday.