The following is a short list of work performed in close coordination with Federal, State, and Local authorities in both countries. This legislation will be used as an antecedent to create future legislation and financial support of recovery efforts throughout the binational Tijuana River Valley. At the inception of this Federal Agency in , Oscar Romo was appointed by Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo as a member of the National Council for Sustainable Development and was re-appointed to serve for three administrations totaling 18 years. As a result, trash removal efforts, re-forestation and restoration, environmental infrastructure, sediment control and water harvesting projects have been accomplished, and residents have learned how to apply environmentally friendly technics when expanding their homes or working on community projects. Alter Terra has been influential in the development of the State Environmental Program , in the modernization of state-wide environmental legislation and in the introduction of innovative ideas to the SPA strategic plan In addition, Alter Terra has contributed by training the staff of the state nursery in the propagation of native and drought resistant shrubs and trees, which in time were utilized on a large scale re-forestation program in los laurels canyon planting of these trees.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. During storm events, pollutants originating from both sides of the border are trans ported through the Tijuana River Estuary and are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, impacting hu man health and ecosystems in Mexico and the United States.
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The main objective of the project is to rehabilitate the Arroyo Alamar and its flood plain to encourage planned land use and preserve primary hydroecological functions. The project will satisfy a host of urban-planning needs, including the preservation of riparian areas, flood management, planned land use, recreation, landscaping, a green corridor, replenishment of groundwater, improvement of water quality, and compliance with federal stream zoning regulations. The project encompasses the km reach of Arroyo Alamar, located between the bridge on the toll road to Tecate to the east, and the channelized reach near the confluence with the Tijuana river to the west Fig. To perform the hydrological and hydroecological design of the rehabilitated channel includes the determination of flood discharges for selected design frequencies, and the calculation of water-surface profiles. The U.
Because of Paseo de Todos , residents of Tijuana now have a future to look forward to — one where bicyclists and motorists can co-exist peacefully. It is a ride that is held on the first Friday of every month in Tijuana, Mexico. I have been participating in the ride nearly every month since the beginning of of this year. Witnessing the mutual respect demonstrated by both the cyclists and motorists has made a very strong impression on me. The ride leaders are very visible to all riders with their orange vests and help veterans and new riders navigate the streets by calling out directions in both Spanish and English. They are very effective in setting up expectations to both the riders and motorists which prevents any potential for conflict. While riding, cyclists often witness motorists cheer them on as they pass.