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Ocean Friendly Gardens

Ocean Friendly Gardens


Water runoff is a major source of ocean pollution.The Ocean Friendly Gardens (OFG) Program is a volunteer-run landscape education and hands-on training and advocacy program that applies “CPR”- Conservation, Permeability and Retention to landscapes, hard scapes and streets. The program promotes the use of native plants, permeable ground-covers and water retention features to prevent runoff, create wildlife habitats and design beautiful spaces.

To learn more about OFG’s:  Surfrider Foundation OFG Program

Community Partners:

Articles about OFG efforts:

For more information about our local OFG efforts, Sierra Croomer