Outdoor Outreach SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Imagine living in San Diego and never going to the beach or visiting our natural preserves. That was reality for some inner city high school students until Outdoor Outreach, an environmental nonprofit, came along. The organization is transforming lives, and our environment, by connecting youth with nature.
Conservationists along the California-Mexico border are turning trash into park benches and other construction materials. It’s part of a binational program to clean up garbage before the rainy season and involve local communities. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jill Replogle of Fronteras Desk reports.