Local Organizations

The following offers a list of local organizations working on non-toxic or less toxic pest management and/or protecting local waterways.

Alameda County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Alameda County HHW

Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program
watersheds@acpwa.org
1-510-670-5543
951 Turner Court, Room 300
Hayward
94545
Center for Environmental Health
ceh@cehca.org
510-594-9864
528 61st Street, Suite A
Oakland
94609

Communities for a Better Environment

510-302-0430
1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 450
Oakland
94612
East Bay Pesticide Alert
beneficialbug@netzero.net
510- 895-2312
2399 East 14th St #24
San Leandro
94577

Master Gardener Program

kathyhofmann@comcast.net
510-639-1371
1131 Harbor Bay Parkway, Suite 131
Alameda
Oakland Museum Guide to SF Bay Area Creeks; maps
510-238-2200
1000 Oak Street
Oakland
San Francisco Estuary Institute
webfeedback@sfei.org
510-746-7334
7770 Pardee Lane
Oakland
The Watershed Project
510-665-3546
1327 South 46th St. #155
Richmond
94804
Union Sanitary District
510-477-7500
5072 Benson Rd.
Union City
94587
Contra Costa County

Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (CCCSD)
webmail@centralsan.dst.ca.us
925-228-9500
5019 Imhoff Place
Hayward
94553

Humboldt County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address

Californians for Alternatives to Toxics

707-445-5100
315 P Street
Eureka

City of Arcata Environmental Services Department
For information on local streams, pollution prevention,
solid waste prevention and disposal,
alternatives to pesticides,
safer alternatives to household hazardous waste etc.

707-822-8184

Humboldt County Agricultural Extension Service

707-445-7351

Humboldt County Vector Control

brent.whitener@co.humboldt.ca.us
707-445-6215
100 H Street, Suite 100
Eureka
95501

NorthCoast Environmental Center - NEC

707-822-6918
575 H Street
Arcata

Waste Reduction Hotline

707-268-2225

Los Angeles County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address

Beach Advisory and Closure Hotline Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

800-525-5662

County of Los Angeles Agricultural Commissioner
Antelope Valley Office

(661) 723-4485
335A East Avenue K6
Lancaster, CA 93535
County of Los Angeles Agricultural Commissioner
Headquarters
(626) 575-5471
12300 Lower Azusa Road
Arcadia, CA 91006
County of Los Angeles Agricultural Commissioner
Pesticide Regulation Division
(626) 575-5466

County of Los Angeles Agricultural Commissioner
Southgate Office

(626) 940-7234
11012 South Garfield Ave.
Southgate, CA 90280
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
(562) 944-9656
12545 Florence Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District Sylmar Branch

(818) 364-9589
16320 Foothill Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
Heal the Bay

Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Ocean Monitoring Program

Los Angeles County Master Gardener
mglosangeleshelpline@ucdavis.edu
(323) 260-3238

Los Angeles County West Vector Control District
(310) 915-7370
6750 W. Centinela Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board Stormwater Program & Hotline

State Water Resources Control Board Stormwater
Pollution Prevention Public Education Campaign

Surfrider Foundation - South Bay Chapter

Marin County
Organization
Email Address Phone Street Address
Creek Groups

Marin Beyond Pesticides
and Pesticides Free Zone
1-888-590-3993

Marin County IPM

Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program
mcstoppp@co.marin.ca.us
415-499-6528
3501 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael

Pesticide Education Group

pegofmarin@aol.com

UC Marin Master Gardners

415-499-4202

Napa County
Organization
Email Address Phone Street Address
Friends of the Napa River
friends@friendsofthenapariver.org
707-254-8520
68 Coombs Street, Bldg. B
Napa
Napa County Resource Conservation District
staff@naparcd.org
707-252-4188
1303 Jefferson Street, Suite 500B
Napa, 94559
Napa County Stormwater Management Program
tadams@co.napa.ca.us
707-253-4823
804 First Street
Napa, 94559-2623
Napa Sanitation District
707-258-6000
935 Hartle Court
Napa, 94559
Watershed Information Center and Conservancy

Placer County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
City of Roseville Stormwater Management Program
(916) 774-5751

Roseville
Sacramento County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Agricultural Commissioner & Director of Weights and Measures
(916) 875-6603
4137 Branch Center Road Sacramento, CA 95827
Laguna Creek Watershed Council
(916) 772-3230

Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership (including the County of Sacramento and the Cities of Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Galt)
(916) 808-4H20

Sacramento Urban Creeks Council
(916) 482-8377

UC Master Gardeners

(916) 875-6913

San Francisco County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Friends of the Urban Forest
See Website
(415) 561- 6890
Presidio of San Francisco, Bldg. # 1007 P.O. Box 29456
San Francisco
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Water Pollution Prevention Program
info@sfwater.org
415-695-7375
3801 Third St. Suite 600
San Francisco
SF Department of the Environment
environment@sfgov.org
(415) 355- 3700
11 Grove St.
San Francisco
SF Department of Consumer Assurance (Agricultural Commissioner)
consumer_assurance @ci.sf.ca.us
(415) 824- 6100
501 Cesar Chavez St. Ste 109A
San Francisco
SLUG San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners
See Website
(415) 285- 7584
2088 Oakdale Ave
San Francisco
Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
(415) 661- 1316
9th Ave at Lincoln Way
San Francisco
San Luis Obispo County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
County of San Luis Obispo Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program
stormwater@slocountypwd.org
805-788-2767
Department of Public Works
County Government Center, Room 207
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority
iwma@iwma.com
805-782-8530
870 Osos Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
San Luis Obispo Master Gardeners
mgsanluisobispo@ucdavis.edu
805-781-5939
2156 Sierra Way, Suite C
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
San Mateo
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Acterra: Action For A Sustainable Earth
EcoAdvocate@Acterra.org
650-962-9876

Acterra: Special creeks volunteer opportunities

Creeks@Acterra.org
650-962-9876 x305

Coastal Watershed Council

Common Ground
650-493-6072

County of San Mateo RecycleWorks
info@RecycleWorks.org
888-442-2666

San Mateo Countywide Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program
650-363-4305

Watershed Help Line

650-599-1100

Santa Barbara County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
City of Santa Barbara
JScheeter@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
805-897-2658
620 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Project Clean Water
cconstan@cosbpw.net
805-568-3546
123 E. Anapamu Street, Suite 226
Santa Barbara
93101
Santa Clara County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
Aquatic Outreach Institute; education outreach
Staff@aoinstitute.org
510-231-5655
1327 S 46th Street #155
Richmond
City of Palo Alto
cleanbay@cityofpaloalto.org
650-329-2495
-2598
2501 Embarcadero Way
Palo Alto
Common Ground
manager@commongroundinpaloalto.org
650-493-6072

Leiter's Pharmacy
(Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program)
pharmacystaff@leiterrx.com
(408) 292-6772
1700 Park Ave Suite 30
San Jose
Master Gardener branch at Gamble Garden, Palo Alto
admin@gamblegarden.org
650-329-1356
1431 Waverley ST, Palo Alto
Master Gardener Program (UC Extension)
(408)282-3105
1553 Berger Dr., Bldg 1
San Jose
Oakland Museum Guide to SF Bay Area Creeks; maps
510-238-2200
1000 Oak Street
Oakland
San Francisco Estuary Institute
webfeedback@sfei.org
510-746-7334
7770 Pardee Lane
Oakland
Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program
See website: Contact
1-800-794-2482
699 Town and Country Village
Urban Streams: CA urban streams guide

US Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park
Watershed Watch
See website: Contact
hotline: 866-watershed

Santa Cruz County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address

Arana Gulch Watershed Alliance

475-2379 (Bobbi)
345 Lake Avenue, Suite D
Santa Cruz
Ecology Action of Santa Cruz
sherry@ecoact.org
831-426-5925 extension 114
333 Front St. Suite 103
Santa Cruz

Ecology Action's IPM Information Request Hotline

831-426-5925 ext. 132

Friends of Soquel Creek

476-9197 (Kay)
P.O. Box 851
Soquel

Watsonville Wetlands Watch

464-0559 (Laura)
120 Miedle Avenue
Watsonville
Sonoma County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address
City of Santa Rosa Public Works Depatment
Storm Water Home
707-543-3800
69 Stony Circle
Santa Rosa
Community Action Publications
708 Gravenstein Hwy N.
Suite 104-W
Sebastopol
Marin / Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control District
Information@msmosquito.com
707-285-2200
595 Helman Lane
Cotati
Sonoma County Waste Management Agency
Eco-desk Hotline
eco-desk@recyclenow.org
707-565-3375

Stanislaus County
Organization Email Address Phone Street Address

City of Modesto General Recycling Information

209-577-5494