62 results for tag: Conservation Coach
Recently, Walnut Creek Saves had the opportunity to go to Foothill Middle School’s after school program, The Creek, to talk to students about ways they can save energy and water and how to help the environment. Anna Meehan worked with a couple other Conservation Coaches to prepare a presentation with slides, games, and other activities to present to the students.
Working as a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves has been an educational opportunity like no other for Natalie Ahearn. She has always been a conscientious person when it comes to water and energy, but in the past few years she has become increasingly more exposed to the truths of climate change and how humans have negatively impacted the planet, especially in recent decades.
In the past, Conservation Coaches present informational facts on the environment and many ways on how to conserve energy and water. The audience, ranges from young children to adults; each and every one showing an interest in what was being said. Anisah Rodgers has only presented to younger children, however, they surprised her. Read on to learn more about Anisah's experience presenting to The Creek Youth Center!
Cars are vehicles that let us go from place to place in an efficient manner. The technology for switching from a gas to electric car is already here, and you need to know which one is right for you! In today’s day and age, electric cars (also known as EVs) come in many shapes and sizes, with different brands such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Chevrolet, BMW, Kia, the infamous Tesla, as well as many more!
Going to Oakland in February to present at the YES Conference was probably one of the more interesting events Gautam Sajja has attended here at Walnut Creek Saves, and it is without a doubt, one of the biggest. Meeting new people who are just as passionate about our planet’s future as us was awe inspiring, and going to a college campus to present, really showcased how far we have come.
Winter finally ended and is replaced with spring. Everybody knows it’s around that time for a good scrub down of their own home, spring cleaning! Anisah Rodgers, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, prepared the following article to provide tips on how to conserve energy and water when cleaning the house.
When it comes to recycling, many Americans understand that separating their garbage is beneficial for the Earth. However, according to Environmental Leader, 25% of Americans do not recycle simply because they do not know how to. Even as a Conservation Coach, it is still difficult for Tiffany Zhao to tell what is recyclable and what is not. It is important to recycle because Earth has limited resources that are shrinking everyday due to pollution!
Omar Zaifulizan is a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves. As a Conservation Coach he has learned many things such as talking to new people and improving his communications skills. So far, working for Walnut Creek Saves has been really fun; he has gone to many community events, as well as assisted with his first home consultation!
A few days ago, Anna Meehan and a fellow Conservation Coach worked an outreach event in front of the Ygnacio Valley Library in Walnut Creek. Their goal for the afternoon was to receive sign-ups for our free, in-home energy and water consultations, and explain Walnut Creek Saves to every passer-by. There were many kids wanting quick fun and entertainment. To satisfy this request, Anna and her coworker had an educational recycling game at the booth!
As a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves Ariana Montalvo has learned many skills to help guide her through life. She has learned these skills through many outreach opportunities and in-home consultations. At every new outreach event that Walnut Creek Saves attends she learns how to have a professional conversation with strangers, marketing skills, and I am able to educate Walnut Creek residents on how to better conserve water and energy.