Environment

Navy team safeguards ranges: aims to aid, educate operators

During any day of the week on the West Coast, Navy personnel are training as they fight by operating aerial drones in the Mojave Desert or qualifying at a small arms range at Naval Base Coronado.

Posted On : Monday, May 07, 2012 - 1:47:43 PM | Tagged :

First Graders Get Environmental Show-and-Tell for Earth Day

“Who likes animals?”

With that, wildlife biologist Martin Ruane had the complete attention of 60 first-graders at Bard Elementary School in Port Hueneme — no easy feat.

Posted On : Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 4:06:21 PM | Tagged : ,

New home for Feral cats restores natural order to San Nicolas Island

Off the coast of Southern California, just 60 miles from Los Angeles, sits San Nicolas Island, one of California’s eight Channel Islands.

Posted On : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 4:35:21 PM | Tagged :

Endangered Lizard finds Island Resort Home in Training Range

Privacy, beauty and romance are most people’s ingredients for a great vacation, but for the island night lizard on San Clemente Island, it’s a normal way of living.

Posted On : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 4:23:23 PM | Tagged :

Naval Base San Diego Photovoltaic Projects

In 2010, NBSD completed its Photovoltaic Projects. These solar energy systems are expected to generate approximately 570 MW. This photo shows the Photovoltaic Carport on the “wet side” of NBSD.

Posted On : Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:13:01 PM | Tagged : , ,

Naval Base San Diego Environmental Projects

Aging waterfront structures and a substandard basketball court were transformed into a first-class multi-use outdoor work-out facility including a synthetic ¼ mile running track, full-size modern basketball court, workout stations and picnic areas; providing a convenient workout area on the waterfront.

Posted On : Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:03:10 PM | Tagged : ,

Naval Base San Diego Receives Environmental Award from Navy’s Top Officer

SAN DIEGO-- Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) was announced as the winner of the Fiscal Year 2010 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award for Sustainability Feb. 17.

Posted On : Monday, June 13, 2011 - 11:55:12 AM | Tagged : ,

Naval Base San Diego; a home for HA/DRs

Naval Base San Diego is the hub and home for Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response (HA/DR) efforts that bring comfort and hope to countries and communities around the world. The 59 home-ported ships, 120 tenant commands, and 30,000 Navy personnel and their families who call the base their home, are ambassadors for the United States through the Navy whenever they provide relief to those in need.

Posted On : Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 7:46:17 AM | Tagged : ,

Pacific Partnership Departs Vanuatu

ESPIRITU SANTO, Vanuatu (NNS) -- The Pacific Partnership 2011 team departed Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) May 9, after 10 days of working side-by-side with the people of Vanuatu, marking the first time a U.S. Navy vessel has traveled to Vanuatu since World War II.

Posted On : Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:30:09 AM | Tagged : , ,

Town Hall Meeting Addresses Needs of Voluntary Departure Families

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A town hall meeting held at the Navy Lodge aboard Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), April 13, provided military family members who voluntarily departed Japan last month with updates on their situations and addressed their concerns.

Posted On : Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:09:57 AM | Tagged : ,