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ECOLOGY CENTER EVENTS
12/16/2006	 	Benefit: Berkeley Farmers' Market Holiday Crafts Fair

ALL EVENTS
Through 12/30/2006	 	Live Webcasts: "International Polar Year at the Exploratorium"
Through 1/14/2007	 	Creek Walks Where Salmon Spawn
Through 4/15/2007	 	Exhibit: "ONE: An Earth Installation"
Through 5/24/2007	 	Class: "Watershed Assessment"
12/15/2006	 	Sale: 10% Discount Available at Global Exchange Stores
12/15/2006	 	Benefit: "Mustaches For Kids"
12/15/2006	 	Benefit Performance: "Tings Dey Happen" for "Bowoto vs. Chevron"
12/15/2006	 	Training: "Silence the Violence" (Ages 16 - 25)
12/16/2006	 	Volunteer: "Water Quality Monitoring"
12/16/2006	 	Corona Heights Habitat Restoration Work Party
12/16/2006	 	Class: "Biodiesel Homebrewing"
12/16/2006	 	Anniversary Holiday Party: The Ella Baker Center
12/16/2006	 	Save the Oaks Party
12/16/2006	 	Volunteer: "Winter Solstice Planting Party"
12/16/2006	 	Volunteer: "Corona Heights Habitat Restoration Work Party"
12/16/2006	 	Volunteer: "Replacement Tree Planting with Friends of the Urban Forest"
12/16/2006	 	Class: "Solar Basics for Residential Customers"
12/16/2006	 	Benefit: Berkeley Farmers' Market Holiday Crafts Fair
12/16/2006	 	Class: "Let's Get Cookin' in the Eco-Kitchen"
12/16/2006	 	Benefit Screening: "Behind the Mask"
12/16/2006	 	Exhibit Opening: "Bringing the Condors Home"
12/16/2006	 	Volunteer: "Restore Arroyo Viejo Creek"
12/16/2006	 	Class: "Compost and Mulch for Your Soil"
12/17/2006	 	Bike Fun in the Park
12/17/2006	 	CodePINK Glad Voter Pink Tea Party
12/17/2006	 	Community Labyrinth Peace Walk
12/17/2006	 	Volunteer: "Bernal Hilltop Native Grassland Restoration Project"
12/18/2006	 	International Migrants Day
12/19/2006	 	City Council Food Meeting Discusses Sustainable Food Policy
12/20/2006	 	Application Deadline: Biodiesel Intensive 2/18/07 - 2/23/07
12/20/2006	 	Film and Discussion: " Beef with Broccoli: A Film About WTO Protests"
12/21/2006	 	Winter Solstice Gathering
12/22/2006	 	Film: "Life of Mammals"
12/23/2006	 	Slideshow and Music: "Walking Among the Natives Baylands"
12/23/2006	 	Volunteer: "Baker Beach Survey"
12/26/2006	 	Film: Baraka
12/29/2006	 	Film: "Life on Earth"
12/30/2006	 	Really Really Free Market

ECOLOGY CENTER EVENTS

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Benefit: Berkeley Farmers' Market Holiday Crafts Fair — Local craftspeople selling a wonderful variety of beautiful handcrafted gifts. Live music all day, every day of the fair: 10am-noon: This Old Band (classic r+b, soul, blues, etc.). Noon-1:00pm: Erica Azim & Isaac Rains (traditional Zimbabwean mbira music). 1:00pm-1:30pm: World Harmony Chorus (choral group). 1:30pm-2:30pm: Mark Abdilla (500 years of lute & guitar music). 2:30pm-3:00pm: Women & Song (community chorus). The event benefits the Ecology Center. Also takes place on 12/2 and 12/9. Location: Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Center St. at MLK Jr. Way, Berkeley. Time: 10am - 3pm. Cost: Free. Info: 510-548-3333, bfm@ecologycenter.org , http://www.ecologycenter.org/bfm/index.html .

ALL EVENTS

Through Saturday, December 30, 2006
Live Webcasts: "International Polar Year at the Exploratorium" — Webcast programs originating from the Exploratorium and streaming live on the Web, will feature climate scientists, authors, and Exploratorium senior scientists demonstrating and discussing the work being done to understand climate change, the impact of global warming on people and the environment, and ways individuals can get involved. Guests include Chris Mooney (12/13, 1pm PST), author of The Republican War on Science and an upcoming book, Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics and the Battle Over Global Warming and Robert DeConto (12/15, 3pm, PST). Info: 510-548-3333, http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/06-12International.html .

Through Sunday, January 14, 2007
Creek Walks Where Salmon Spawn — Two tours daily on Saturday and Sundays,10am and 1pm Special trips, Wed-Fri, Nov. 22-24 and Mon - Fri Dec. 25th - 29th and New Year's Day. Tours will proceed rain or shine. Wear warm clothes, galoshes or boots and bring rain gear. Reservations required. Call between 9am and 5pm, M-F to reserve a space. Location: Lagunitas Watershed. Time: 10am and 1pm. Cost: $6 - $10 sliding scale. Info: 415-488-0370 ext. 107, Creekwalk@SpawnUSA.org .

Through Sunday, April 15, 2007
Exhibit: "ONE: An Earth Installation" — San Francisco's celebrated designer/artist, Stanlee Gatti, reflects on the interconnectedness of all living things in his very first public exhibition this winter at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. The exhibition brings together Gatti's flair for floral design and his artistic approach to creating original, contemporary environments. Location: Strybing Arboretum, 9th Ave @ Lincoln Way , SF. Time: 9am - 5pm (Tuesdays through Sundays). Cost: $5 general, $3 youth 12-17. Info: 415-666-7001, http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org/ .

Through Thursday, May 24, 2007
Class: "Watershed Assessment" — Workshops on watershed assessment and adaptive management techniques: Water quality, quantity, habitat, and beneficial uses studied at field sites. Code M1238. Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 4/5 - 5/24; Saturdays 9:00am -5:30pm (Lunch 12-12:30): 4/21,28; 5/12,19. Location: Merritt College campus, Self-Reliant House and Environmental Center , 12500 Campus Drive , Oakland. Cost: $10 - $60 (.5 units - 3 units). Info: 510-434-3840 , ecomerritt@peralta.edu , http://www.peralta.cc.ca.us .

Friday, December 15, 2006 - Sunday, December 24, 2006
Sale: 10% Discount Available at Global Exchange Stores — Global Exchange's San Francisco and Berkeley Fair Trade stores have great holiday gift offerings. We're offering a 10% discount thru December 24th to anyone who mentions they receive our Bay Area events listings. Check out our Fair Trade stores: San Francisco store: 4018 24th Street (near Noe). Berkeley Store: 2840 College Avenue (at Russell). Info: 530-926 - 5655, http://www.globalexchangestore.org .

Friday, December 15, 2006
Benefit: "Mustaches For Kids" — The Homeless Children's Network presents the Mustaches For Kids 5th annual holiday "Sweetest 'Stache" judging event, where mustache growers for the annual charity will face off against one another in a number of categories (determined by an independent panel of judges) to ultimately determine this year's grower of the "sweetest 'stache." All proceeds benefit the Homeless Children's Network, a non-profit that provides comprehensive mental health services, case management, and family support services for homeless children, youth, and their families throughout San Francisco. Location: Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, SF. Time: 7pm. Cost: $5 and up, sliding scale. Info: 415-845 - 1041, http://www.hcnkids.org/ .

Friday, December 15, 2006
Benefit Performance: "Tings Dey Happen" for "Bowoto vs. Chevron" — Dan Hoyle is donating a portion of the proceeds of his new show "Tings Dey Happen" to support Bowoto v. Chevron. The money will go to pay for things like plane tickets to bring 25 Nigerian clients over to San Francisco to testify when the case goes to trial. Bowoto v. Chevron is a pair of lawsuits in San Francisco against Chevron for Chevron's involvement in horrible human rights abuses in Nigeria -- murders, torture, the burning down of villages. Location: The Marsh, 1062 Valencia Street, corner of 22nd Street, SF. Time: 8pm. Cost: $30. Info: 510-436-9333 ext. 108, Cindy@eff.org .

Friday, December 15, 2006
Training: "Silence the Violence" (Ages 16 - 25) — The training is a digital storytelling weekend. Have you been affected by violence? Do you want to inspire people to action? Combine voice, photos, and music in a short I-movie. Tell a personal story of violence about an event, person, or place. Space is limited. Call or email to apply. 12/15: 6pm - 9pm, 12/16: 10am - 6pm, 12/17: 10am - 6pm. Meals are included. Location: Ella Baker Center, 344 40th Street, at Broadway, Oakland. Cost: Free. Info: 510-717-3062, xiomara@riseup.net , http://www.artinactioncamp.org .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Volunteer: "Water Quality Monitoring" — We will be performing our monthly water chemistry test at the inlet of Lake Temescal. We will meet at the Broadway Terrace entrance. Location: Lake Temescal, Oakland. Time: 10:30am. Info: 510-717-3062, jharg@sbcglobal.net , http://www.ebparks.org/resources/pdf/trails/temescal_map.pdf .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Corona Heights Habitat Restoration Work Party — Help the Gay and Lesbian Sierrans weed out nonnative plants in one of San Francisco's prime native habitat areas. Meet at the north side of the Randall Museum, dress in layers, wear a hat, sunscreen, and sturdy shoes, and bring water. Tools and disposable gloves provided. Location: Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, SF. Time: 10am - noon. Cost: Free. Info: 415-552-3542.

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Class: "Biodiesel Homebrewing" — Along with all the "normal" homebrew chemistry, we'll cover the acid-base techniques, along with quality testing, quality control, washing, emulsions, ethanol biodiesel, and more. This class takes place at a shop space near the Berkeley/Emeryville border, and we'll do a tour of a homebrew site nearby. Location: Berkeley. Time: 10am - 4pm. Cost: $120. Info: 415-552-3542, classregistration@girlmark.com , http://www.girlmark.com/tour/ .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Anniversary Holiday Party: The Ella Baker Center — Celebrate another year of tough battles and hard-won victories on the road to peace and justice. On 9/1/06, Ella Baker Center turned ten, and we want to honor and celebrate the family, friends and allies who have helped us make it this far. We could not have lasted this long, or had the success that we have had, without you. RSVP online. Location: Silk Road, 101 Broadway, at 1st Street, Oakland. Time: 5pm - 8pm. Cost: Free. Info: 415-552-3542, http://ellabakercenter.org/page.php?pageid=54 .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Save the Oaks Party — Party and open house to save the oaks. UC Berkeley plans to cut down dozens of native live oaks to build a gym. Resistance has taken many forms and now there are three tree sits. Come by for free food and acoustic music, silkscreening, climbing demonstrations and to checkout/get involved with the tree sits. An event for the whole family. Come rain or shine. Location: Memorial Grove, East side of UC campus just off of Gayley Road, Berkeley. Time: 10am - 6pm. Info: 415-552-3542, http://saveoaks.com .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Volunteer: "Winter Solstice Planting Party" — The rainy season is accompanied by the greening of plants adapted to our Mediterranean climate. Join Eve Cowen, Future Leaders Institute participants and alumni, and the Friends of Sausal Creek to plant native species in the Sausal Creek Watershed. Meet at the Scout Hut. RSVP via email. Location: Dimond Park, Oakland. Time: 9am - noon. Info: 510-501-3672, field@sausalcreek.org .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Volunteer: "Corona Heights Habitat Restoration Work Party" — Help the Friends of Corona Heights Habitat Restoration weed out nonnative plants in one of San Francisco's prime native habitat areas. Meet at the north side of the Randall Museum, dress in layers, wear a hat, sunscreen, and sturdy shoes, and bring water. Tools and disposable gloves provided. Location: Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, SF. Time: 10am - noon. Info: 415-552-3542.

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Volunteer: "Replacement Tree Planting with Friends of the Urban Forest" — We need volunteers to help plant trees. Breakfast / lunch is provided. RSVP by phone. Location: Friends of the Urban Forest, Presidio of SF, Bldg. # 1007, SF. Time: 9am - noon. Info: 415-561-6890 ext. 100, http://www.fuf.net/calendar_news/index.html .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Class: "Solar Basics for Residential Customers" — Hear about rebates, tax credits, solar electric technologies, and benefits. Darren Bouton, Solar Educational Programs Coordinator for PG&E, will discuss the solar electric installation process, the environmental and financial benefits of solar photovoltaics (PV), and current market-ready technologies. He will address how to reduce energy costs, discuss physically and financially appropriate applications, and cover current financial incentives that improve project cost effectiveness. Location: Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard St., between 4th & 5th, SF. Time: 10am - noon. Cost: Free. Info: 415-973-2277, http://www.pge.com .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Benefit: Berkeley Farmers' Market Holiday Crafts Fair — Local craftspeople selling a wonderful variety of beautiful handcrafted gifts. Live music all day, every day of the fair: 10am-noon: This Old Band (classic r+b, soul, blues, etc.). Noon-1:00pm: Erica Azim & Isaac Rains (traditional Zimbabwean mbira music). 1:00pm-1:30pm: World Harmony Chorus (choral group). 1:30pm-2:30pm: Mark Abdilla (500 years of lute & guitar music). 2:30pm-3:00pm: Women & Song (community chorus). The event benefits the Ecology Center. Also takes place on 12/2 and 12/9. Location: Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Center St. at MLK Jr. Way, Berkeley. Time: 10am - 3pm. Cost: Free. Info: 510-548-3333, bfm@ecologycenter.org , http://www.ecologycenter.org/bfm/index.html .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Class: "Let's Get Cookin' in the Eco-Kitchen" — Whip up a storm of healthy treats with Chef Sarah Klein. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Registration required. Location: Crissy Field Center, Presidio, Bldg. 603, @ Mason & Halleck, SF. Time: 10am - noon. Cost: $8 plus $15 food fee. Info: 415-561-7762, http://www.crissyfield.org/ .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Benefit Screening: "Behind the Mask" — Behind the Mask is a new documentary focusing on those individuals who take direct action to save animals. All proceeds from the film screening will support the work of Animal Rescue, Media & Education and East Bay Animal Advocates. Vegan treats served with cider and juice. This is a non-alcohol event. Location: Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. & 411 28th St., Between Telegraph & Broadway, below Pill Hill, Oakland. Time: 6pm - 9pm. Cost: $10. Info: 415-561-7762, http://www.uncagedfilms.com .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Exhibit Opening: "Bringing the Condors Home" — A compelling look at the Ventana Wildlife Society's 20-year effort to restore California condors to the wild. The exhibition interprets condor biology, behavior, and life history, as well as issues threatening the survival of the species and research efforts in captive breeding, release, and monitoring. Through 4/15/07. Location: Oakland Museum of CA, 1000 Oak St., @ 10th St., Oakland. Cost: Included in museum admission. Info: 510-238-2200, http://www.museumca.org/cal-public/calendar.cgi?month=12 .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Volunteer: "Restore Arroyo Viejo Creek" — Help maintain the restoration site at Arroyo Viejo Park. Have fun while helping to improve our local watershed. Snacks Provided. Sponsored by the City of Oakland Arroyo Viejo Watershed Awareness Program and the Oakland Zoo. Location: Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center, 7701 Krause Ave., Oakland. Time: 10am - noon. Info: 510-665-3508, Doria@thewatershedproject.org , http://www.thewatershedproject.org/ .

Saturday, December 16, 2006
Class: "Compost and Mulch for Your Soil" — Hear about the benefits and uses of compost and mulch in your garden and learn how to make and use compost and mulch and about their abilities to conserve water and minimize weeds. Pre-registration required. Location: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave., @ Lawton St., SF. Time: 10am - 1pm. Cost: Free. Info: 415-731-5627, http://www.gardenfortheenvironment.org .

Sunday, December 17, 2006
Bike Fun in the Park — The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition presents two fun events. First , Freedom from Training Wheels!, a group effort to get kids to ride without training wheels. Second, enjoy the brand-new JFK Drive pavement with special activities celebrating cycling, skating, strolling and "general car-less recreation." Rain cancels. JFK Dr. in front of McLaren Lodge. Location: Golden Gate Park, SF. Time: 10:30am - 11:30am. Info: 415-751 - 6619.

Sunday, December 17, 2006
CodePINK Glad Voter Pink Tea Party — After the '04 "elections", we held a "Mad Voter Pink Tea Party." This year Bay Area CodePINK: Women for Peace will rejoice and hold a "Glad Voter Pink Tea Party." Medea Benjamin will MC; Cindy Sheehan will be a guest of honor along with invitee Barbara Lee , Carolyn Brandy and Ojalα performing; CodePINK Slideshow 2006 premiers! Pink Badges of Courage; food and entertainment. Join us as we craft our vision for the Mandate for Peace actions coming up January in D.C. and here. Location: Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby St., Berkeley. Time: 4pm - 7pm. Cost: $15 ($10 student/elders). Info: 510-524-2776, info@bayareacodepink.org , http://www.bayareacodepink.org .

Sunday, December 17, 2006
Community Labyrinth Peace Walk — Everyone welcome. Rain cancels. Location: Willard Middle School, Telegraph Ave., between Derby St. and Stuart St., Berkeley. Time: 3pm. Info: 510-526-7377, info@eastbaylabyrinthproject.org .

Sunday, December 17, 2006
Volunteer: "Bernal Hilltop Native Grassland Restoration Project" — Help control invasive exotics, maintain restoration areas, pick up trash, and enjoy summer grasses and wildflowers on Bernal Hilltop. Meet at the foot of the road leading to the phone company microwave tower near the southwest road closure of Bernal Heights Boulevard. Bring your own clippers and tools if possible. Location: SF. Time: 11am. Info: 415-282-5066, bpandrp@peoplepc.com .

Monday, December 18, 2006
International Migrants Day — Following a year of unprecedented mobilizations for immigrant rights, the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) invites you to send a message to the new Congress by organizing and supporting events to celebrate International Migrants Day and to reaffirm our commitment to the rights of all immigrants. Info: 415-282-5066, http://www.nnirr.org/dec18/index.html .

Tuesday, December 19, 2006
City Council Food Meeting Discusses Sustainable Food Policy — The Mayor's Office of Sustainability has been working on a plan for food. The proposal will probably come before the City Council at this meeting. If you would like to speak on this proposal, please fill out a speaker card online. The meeting may run late. You can call that evening for details on when the Food Policy Council will be discussed. Location: Oakland City Hall, One Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland. Time: 7pm. Info: 415-425 8837, http://www.oaklandnet.com/government/city_clerk/speaker_instructions.cfm .

Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Application Deadline: Biodiesel Intensive 2/18/07 - 2/23/07 — This course will give you the tools to start a biodiesel filling station in your town or city. Walk away with a vision, finished business plan and everything you need to make this happen! The class will use Jennifer Radtke's zine as a text book and will include hands-on experience at the BioFuel Oasis. We encourage 2-3 people interested in starting a business from the same area to come to the class together. Class will be 8 hours each day (approximately 9am - 5pm) except for Wednesday, when students will have the day-off from class but will have homework. Location: Biofuel Oasis, 2465 4th St., @ Dwight, Berkeley. Cost: $650 (includes breakfast and lunch). Info: 415-425 8837, oasisintensive@gmail.com .

Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Film and Discussion: " Beef with Broccoli: A Film About WTO Protests" — One year ago, a delegation of Asian Pacific Islanders from North America met Hong Kong organizers, garment workers, Korean farmers, trade unionists and others during a turbulent week of mass mobilization in Hong Kong that shut down the city during the World Trade Organization 6th Ministerial meeting. Join filmmaker Puck Lo for a viewing of the film and discussion of this example of growing resistance in the face of repression and exploitation. Location: Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St., at 20th St., SF. Time: 7:30pm - 9pm. Info: 415-282-9246, http://www.mtbs.com/events.html .

Thursday, December 21, 2006
Winter Solstice Gathering — Bring your questions about the workings of sun, earth, and moon. Gatherings include a brief workshop on the reasons for the seasons, and a magnificent sunset (weather permitting). Dress Warmly. The weather is part of the experience. Directions: follow the day-glo green signs ("Winter Solstice Gathering") beginning at the end of Spinnaker Way. Led by Alan Gould, Planetarium Director, Lawrence Hall of Science. Sunset at 4:50. Location: Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley Marina, Berkeley. Time: 4:15pm - 5:15pm. Info: 510-643-5082.

Friday, December 22, 2006
Film: "Life of Mammals" — From bizarre (platypus), to large (whales), tiny (harvest mice), blind (golden mole), fast (cheetah), slow (sloth), to the ones that fly (bats) -- this documentary covers the entire spectrum of mammals in stunning visuals and captivating narration. The filmmaker, David Attenborough, is thorough and scientifically accurate. Before and after the film, everyone's invited to our Humanist Coffee House. Location: Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. & 411 28th St., Between Telegraph & Broadway, below Pill Hill, Oakland. Time: 7:30pm. Cost: $5 donations are accepted . Info: 510-393-5685, http://www.HumanistHall.net .

Saturday, December 23, 2006
Slideshow and Music: "Walking Among the Natives Baylands" — "Impressions from the Gardens and Beyond Walking Among the Natives Baylands" -- a photographic slideshow and musical journey by Dee Wong. Prints and bookmarks available for purchase after the show. Common Ground is a project of the 501 (c) (3) non-profit Ecology Action. Location: Common Ground, 559 College Ave, Palo Alto. Time: 11am. Info: 650-493-6072, http://www.commongroundinpaloalto.org .

Saturday, December 23, 2006
Volunteer: "Baker Beach Survey" — Help to identify live and dead birds and marine mammals, and count people in this survey of Baker Beach for the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association. Email for meeting place and time. Kids and dogs on leashes welcome. No experience needed. Location: Baker Beach, SF. Info: 650-493-6072, pamlo@pacbell.net .

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - Saturday, December 30, 2006
Film: Baraka — This movie is a celebration of the interconnectedness of nature and humanity and includes footage from places like Mt. Everest, Angkor Wat, Tienanmen Square, the Brazilian rain forest, the Pyramids of Gaza, the burning oil fields of Kuwait, and the Galapagos Islands. It is a cinematographic quest to explore the meaning of the Sufi word "Baraka." The 96 minute film shows nightly at 7:15pm and 9:30pm, as well as Saturdays at 2pm and 4:15pm and Wednesdays at 2pm. Location: Red Vic Movie House, 1727 Haight St., SF. Cost: $8.50. Info: 415-668-3994, http://www.redvicmoviehouse.com .

Friday, December 29, 2006
Film: "Life on Earth" — Whether recounting Life's first journey from the sea to the land, the development of insects and flowers, or "The First Forests" and "The Lords of the Air," David Attenborough's enthusiasm is infectious. He guides us through "the infinite variety" of life from microbes to marsupials, concluding with "the compulsive communicators," human beings. The film conveys a sense of wonder at just how much life there is on Earth. Before and after the film, everyone's invited to our Humanist Coffee House. Location: Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. & 411 28th St., Between Telegraph & Broadway, below Pill Hill, Oakland. Time: 7:30pm. Cost: $5 donations are accepted . Info: 510-393-5685, http://www.HumanistHall.net .

Saturday, December 30, 2006
Really Really Free Market — Bring food, art, games, furniture, friends, random acts of kindness, bike parts/tools, face paints, plants, books, skills to share! The goal is to encourage the idea of giving just for the sake of giving and to create a constructive alternative movement to the waste and exploitation of the capitalistic economy. Location: New College of California Creamery, 780 Valencia St., between 18th and 19th, SF. Time: noon - 4pm. Info: 510-393-5685, reallyreallyfreemarket@mutualaid.org , http://www.sf-rrfm.org/ .

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David Klotz
Ecology Center

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