Earth Day 2022 in Gardena

Photos by Gary Kohatsu Taking part in the April 23 Earth Day community clean-up are from left, Glenn Mitchell of the CarsonGardena-Dominguez Rotary Club, naturalist Danielle Marquez and rec leader 1 Brandy Castaneda. The clean up took place in the Gardena Willows Wetland. The event included food, music, information booths, environmental activities, games and arts and crafts.
Cheral Sherman of the Friends
of the Willows Wetland Preserve
hands out packets of seeds during
the Earth Day clean up in April.
Greg Tsujiuchi, Planning and Environmental Quality Commission
Secretary, does his share of clean up in the Willows. Accompanying him
is his son, Travis, age 6. City staff and volunteers joined forces for the Earth
Day event. Below, Cheral Sherman of the Friends of the Willows Wetland
Preserve, hands out seeds to those who visited the Friends booth
Handing out waste collection items at the April 23 Earth Day clean-up
day are two staffers from the city’s Public Works Department. From left are
Hong Lee, program coordinator, and Kim Nolan, administrative analyst
Waste Resources, which serves the city of Gardena for its trash collection,
had staff members at the April 23 Earth Day event at the Willows. Seated
in front is Matt Tavoukjian, and standing from left are Maria Gomez,
Bevan Thomas, Tyree Godwin and Andrea Sotelo.