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ACTIVITIES WITH A GENTLE FOOTPRINT

Bike advocacy/groups (Long Beach):
www.bikelongbeach.org
www.longbeachcyclists.com

Bike paths:
www.longbeach.gov

Bike rentals:
Bikestation Long Beach
221 First Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436-BIKE (2453)
www.bikestation.org

Junky Rusty Bikes
Rentals available. Also sells new and used bicycles and bike parts.
www.myspace.com/junkyrustybikes
www.junkyrustybikes.net

Wheel Fun Rental
419 Shoreline Village Dr
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 951-3857

www.wheelfunrentals.com

Bird watching:
El Dorado Audubon (a California chapter of the National Audubon Society):
www.eldoradoaudubon.org

El Dorado Nature Center page:
www.longbeach.gov

Nature/Bird walks:

Gum Grove Park, Seal Beach, 8 a.m.

For dates and location info, visit the Los Cerritos Wetlands website:

www.lcwlandtrust.org

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve/Huntington Beach
www.huntingtonbeachevents.com

Canoeing:
Leeway Sailing and Aquatics Center:
www.longbeach.gov

Canoeing classes (City of L.B. Parks and Recreation Dept.):
www.longbeach.gov

Gondola rides:
Gondola Getaway
5437 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach
(562) 433-9595
www.gondolagetawayinc.com

Hiking:

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve/Huntington Beach

www.huntingtonbeachevents.com


Dominguez Gap Wetlands
Hiking trail parallels the Los Angeles River. Enter from Oregon Ave. off of Del Amo Blvd. in North Long Beach.

El Dorado Nature Center
www.longbeach.gov

West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood
River Trail page:
www.lakewoodcity.org

Kayaking:
Leeway Sailing and Aquatics Center:
www.longbeach.gov

Kayaking classes (City of L.B. Parks and Recreation Dept.):
www.longbeach.gov

Nature Centers/Parks

Cypress Nature Park

4201 Ball Rd. (entrance on Via Largo)

Cypress, CA

Note: The park is open only during specific times and is closed when it is raining.

For information call (714) 229-6780

www.ci.cypress.ca.us

Learn about the flora and fauna at Cypress Nature Park:

www.ci.cypress.ca.us

El Dorado Nature Center              

7550 E. Spring St.
Long Beach CA 90815
(562) 570-1745

Nature Center Hours
Trails: Tue-Sun, 8am-5pm
Museum: Tue-Fri, 10am-4pm
Sat/Sun, 8:30am-4pm
Nature Center page:
www.longbeach.gov

Sailing:
Leeway Sailing and Aquatics Center:
www.longbeach.gov

Sailing classes (City of L.B. Parks and Recreation Dept.):
www.longbeach.gov

Stargazing
Discover the Stars
Local astronomer, Michael Beckage, hosts occasional stargazing events during the year.
www.discoverthestars.net

Walking groups:
Bixby Knolls Strollers, Walking Club
Meets every Saturday morning 7:30 a.m.
It’s A Grind Coffee House, 4245 Atlantic Avenue
For more details email:
blair@bixbyknollsinfo.com
www.bixbyknollsinfo.com

Sierra Club/Long Beach Chapter
www.angeles.sierraclub.org

Walking paths:

Channel View
This path begins just off of Loynes Drive on Palo Verde Ave and also from Seventh St. Runs
along the river channel (parallel to Studebaker Rd.).


El Dorado East Regional Park
Four miles of walking/biking paths that run throughout the park.
www.longbeach.gov

Shoreline Pedestrian/Bike Path
The pedestrian/bike path runs along the ocean in Long Beach, from
Shoreline Village to the bay (near Leeway Sailing Center).
www.longbeach.gov

Walking routes (L.B.) with maps:
www.mapmywalk.com

Windsurfing:
Clew First, Windsurfing Club/Instruction:
www.clewfirst.com

Leeway Sailing and Aquatic Center:
www.longbeach.gov

Windsurfing classes (City of L.B. Parks and Recreation Dept.):
www.longbeach.gov

Long Beach Windsurf Center
3850 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 433-1014
www.windsurfcenter.com

ACUPUNCTURISTS

Glenn Hensle, L.Ac., QME
3821 Atlantic Avenue, Suite F
Long Beach, CA 90807
Phone: (562) 490-0400
www.acupuncturelongbeach.com

Peaceful Waves Healing Center
5808 2nd Street (next to Naples Rib Company)
Long Beach, CA 90803
Phone: (562) 434-0774

To find more acupuncturists, visit this website:
www.acufinder.com

AIR PURIFICATION SYSTEMS

ANIMALS

Animal Care Services Bureau, City of Long Beach:
www.longbeach.gov

Friends of Long Beach Animals
3815 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 4
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 988-SNIP (7647)
www.friendsoflongbeachanimals.org

Seal Beach Animal Care Center 

1700 Adolfo Lopez Drive
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 430-4993

Fax: (562) 594-0003
E-mail: contact@sbacc.org

Adoptable animals page: www.sbacc.org

www.sbacc.org

SPCALA/P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village and Education Center
7700 E. Spring St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: (562) 570-SPCA
www.spcala.com

Related links:
www.farmsanctuary.org
www.humanecalifornia.org

APPAREL/FAIR-TRADE, ORGANIC, SUSTAINABLE, RECYCLED

The Undershirt, Inc.
Shari Blackwell, owner
931 E. 27th Street
Signal Hill, CA 90755
562-426-8939 - phone
562-426-8986 - fax
Sells a line of green clothing (T-shirts/polo shirts), made of organic cotton, recycled fiber blends and bamboo.
www.theundershirt.com

AQUARIUMS

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 590-3100
www.aquariumofpacific.org

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 548-7562
FAX (310) 548-2649
TDD (310) 548-2052
email: info@cabrilloaq.org
www.cabrilloaq.org

ARBORISTS

ARCHITECTS

Note: For more design professionals, please see LBGG's Residential Design section.

Jeannette Architects, Inc.
Jeff Jeannette, California-Licensed Architect
(562) 987-9139
Long Beach
info@jeanettearchitects.com
www.jeannettearchitects.com
Designing energy efficient homes and remodels that delicately touch the earth. We can introduce you to environmentally-conscious materials and systems while designing your home to use the sun and winds to help reduce heating and cooling costs.--Jeff Jeannette

If your firm specializes in green architecture and design and you'd like to be listed, send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE

For ideas, visit this website based in Sarasota, Florida:
www.sarasotasalvage.com

Also, this one in New Jersey:
www.recyclingthepast.com/Default.asp

Please send Long Beach salvage info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

AROMATHERAPISTS

Infinite Healing, Teri Collette
Services include:
aromatherapy, reiki healing, chakra balancing, angel readings, channeled readings, crystal energy attunement, ear coning, healing energy massage, reflexology, space blessings and clearings, as well as herbal consultations. Teri Collette has been in practice for 20 years.
Call for an appointment at her in-home studio (Long Beach) or for a house call:
(562) 480-5592

AROMATHERAPY PRODUCTS

Orange County (online):
RubyBlaise Essentials: Aromatherapy Mists
(949) 232-9443.
www.rubyblaise.com
Owner, Jody Tsouo, has created 17 unique and healing aromatherapy mists with 100% pure essential oils. Uses include: room spray (kitchen, bathroom, nursery, bedroom, linens, car, office), body spray (use in place of perfume/cologne), foot spray (specifically formulated for use on bottoms of feet), deodorize trash cans, diaper pails and more. Safe, natural and non-toxic. Elevate your mood + purify your space.

ART

East Village Arts District
www.eastvillagelive.com

Long Beach Museum of Art, Hours: Tues-Sun 11-5
2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach 90803
(562) 439-2119
www.lbma.org

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 437-1689
www.molaa.org

ART SUPPLIES

Long Beach Depot for Creative ReUse
320 Elm Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90899
(562) 437-9999
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm
www.thelongbeachdepot.org

ASPHALT RECYCLING

Ewles Materials
Accepts clean asphalt and concrete (rebar and wire okay). No dirt, brick, stucco, roof tiles, plaster or petromat. Visit website to see cost of dump fees.
Corporate Office:
8200 Katella Ave. Suite 203
Stanton, CA. 90680
(714) 894-1988
www.ewlesmaterials.com

ASTRONOMY

Discover the Stars
Local astronomer, Michael Beckage, hosts occasional stargazing events
during the year.
www.discoverthestars.net

Any L.B. stargazing groups? Send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

Long Beach City College has a planetarium with free, monthly events
for the public. Professor Courtney Seligman (LBCC) also has a very
informative website with interesting links:
Home page: www.planetarium.lbcc.cc.ca.us
Show schedule page: www.planetarium.lbcc.cc.ca.us
*Call before going, or check Professor Seligman's website below for current shows.

Long Beach City College Astronomy Open Houses:
Seligman open house page: www.cseligman.com
C. Seligman home page: www.cseligman.com

AYURVEDIC PRACTITIONERS

Nima Berenji, Independent Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner
Call to make an appointment:
(949) 302-1919

Raakhi Mohan ("Siva Rising"), MD MPH AHE
Svastha Health
3141 E. Broadway St.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 930-0150
inspired@svasthahealth.com
www.svasthahealth.com

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