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CONTENTS ~ 25 July 2006
~  Next Calendar Submission Deadline
~  New EcoCalendar Format
~  Be the Change Application Deadline Extended
~  Acterra Staff Open Positions
~  Acterra Featured Events
~  EcoCalendar: Upcoming events. Also available online at: Acterra Community Calendar
~  Next Calendar Submission Deadline The deadline to submit calendar events for the next EcoCalendar is Sunday, August 6, at Noon.  Please edit your event description down to 600 characters or less, and do not include redundant information that will appear in the other fields, such as cost or contact information. Submit calendar events online at: Acterra EcoCalendar: Submit Your Event.

~ New EcoCalendar Format: For each event, the EcoCalendar now contains dates, titles, and city only. Each entry is a link to that event in Acterra's online calendar. Click on the link to go directly to the full text of that event.  If the link does not take you directly to the event,  reload the calendar page in your browser.

~ Be the Change Application Deadline Extended to JULY 31st:

Applications are now available for Be the Change, Acterra's year-long course for emerging leaders focused on protecting our regional environment. Learn to be an effective change agent through a series of monthly seminars, other events and designing a community project. 

Application deadline is July 31, 2006. 

Program starts September 2006. Personal interviews will be held shortly after you submit your application. Be the Change is seeking a diverse class of all ages and backgrounds. 

Contact Acterra's Be the Change Program Director, Kay O'Neill at (650) 962-9876 x345 or kayo@acterra.org. Check-out the website for more information or to download an application: www.acterra.org/leadership. 

~ Acterra Staff Open Positions 

Acterra has Staff openings for the following positions:

Acterra Stewardship Programs Education Coordinator [PDF]

~ Acterra Featured Events:

Environmental Leaders Needed • An Acterra Event
Description:  We want to meet with potential environmental leaders who want to serve on the executive committee of the Stevens & Permanente Creeks Watershed Council. Let's talk. 

Location: We can pick a convenient place together   
Contact: Mondy Lariz, (408) 356-8258, ed@spcwc.org 
Presented by: Stevens & Permanente Creeks Watershed Council a fiscal project of Acterra 
Websites:  http://www.spcwc.org 
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Friday,  August 4, 2006   (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) 
Acterra's Family Movie Night  • An Acterra Event 
City: Palo Alto 
Description:  Grab your kids and their pillow and join Acterra for a free screening of the terrific film "Fly Away Home". Originally released in 1996, this PG-rated film boasts Oscar-winner Anna Paquin and Jeff Daniels as a daughter and father who attempt to help a flock of orphaned Canadian geese, who believe Anna is their mother, fly their way home. 

Cost: Free 
Location: Peninsula Conservation Center, 3921 East Bayshore Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94303-4303  (map) 
Contact: Ellen Wilkinson, 650.962-9876 x306, ellenw@acterra.org 
Presented by: Acterra 
Websites:  http://www.acterra.org 
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~ EcoCalendar: Upcoming events. Also available online at: Acterra Community Calendar
Tuesday, July 25, 2006 | 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
City: San Francisco
The Presidio Dialogues - Presence, Power and Connection
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Wednesday, July 26, 2006 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City: Greenbrae
Free Eco Film Night: Green Building Smorgasbord
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Wednesday, July 26, 2006 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City: San Francisco
Energy Sustainability Seminar
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Thursday, July 27, 2006 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City: Berkeley
Healthy Sun and Sunscreen Practices
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Friday, July 28, 2006 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City: Palo Alto
Post-Chernobyl Self-Help Benefit Evening
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Saturday, July 29, 2006 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
City: Coastside
“Outstanding in Their Fields: A Day on the Farm”
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Saturday, July 29, 2006 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
City: Fremont
Botanical Wanderings
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Sunday, July 30, 2006 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
City: Fremont
A Ghost Town in San Francisco Bay?
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Friday, August 4, 2006 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City: Palo Alto
Acterra's Family Movie Night  • An Acterra Event
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
City: Milpitas
Coyote Creek Bird Banding Tour
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
City: Oakland
Event: GRID Alternatives SOLARTHON 2006
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 1st Saturday and 3rd Sunday of every month | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
City: Santa Clara
Volunteer: Ulistac Restoration Work Day
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
City: Palo Alto
Class: Herbs for the Respiratory System
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
City: Fremont
Twilight Marsh Walk
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Saturday, August 5, 2006 | 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
City: Palo Alto
Rock & Roll Community Summer Dance Party
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Monday, August 7, 2006 | 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
City: Richmond
Workshop: Watershed Teaching Tools
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Tuesday, August 8, 2006 | Wednesday, August 9, 2006 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
City: Oakland, Palo Alto
Save The Bay Sloughs and Stewarship Teacher Workshop
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Wednesday, August 9, 2006 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City: San Francisco
Organic Architecture: a green approach to building.
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Saturday, August 12, 2006 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
City: Palo Alto
Canopy Tree Walk
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Saturday, August 12, 2006 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City: Alviso (North San Jose)
Workshop: Recycled Paper Art
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Saturday, August 12, 2006 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City: Alviso (North San Jose)
Meteor Shower Star Party!
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Sunday, August 13, 2006 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
City: San Francisco
Birding the Bay Trail: Presidio
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ABOUT ACTERRA

Acterra: Action for a Sustainable Earth is a nonprofit environmental organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our programs protect and restore our local environment through engaging people in restoration opportunities, educating the community, and developing environmental leaders. 

www.acterra.org   |  EcoAdvocate@acterra.org  |  tel: 650 962-9876 Acterra  |  3921 East Bayshore Rd  |  Palo Alto CA 94303 

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