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March 5, 2010 - March 21, 2010

Welcome to another list of events, classes, actions, films, conferences, grant deadlines, and more. Our searchable website edition of the calendar contains events further into the future. Please continue to send event listings to calendar@ecologycenter.org.

The Ecology Center's events are listed first, followed by additional community event listings.

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ECOLOGY CENTER EVENTS

3/6/2010	Free Worm Composting Workshop		EcoHouse Event
3/9/2010	National Nutrition Month at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market		Farmers' Markets Event
3/11/2010	Panel Discussion: How Do We Close the Food Gap?		Special Event
3/16/2010	National Nutrition Month at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market		Farmers' Markets Event
3/17/2010	Author Event: "The Story of Stuff" -- Berkeley		Special Event
3/18/2010	Author Event: "A Different Kind of Luxury"		Store Event
3/18/2010	Author Event: "The Story of Stuff" -- San Rafael		Special Event
3/18/2010	Climate Change Action Workshop Series (Thurs)		Special Event
3/19/2010	Stomp the Stumps Benefit Dance Party		BACH Event
3/23/2010	César Chávez Commemoration at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market		Farmers' Markets Event
3/23/2010 - 5/25/2010	Merritt College Lectures on Natural Building at the Ecology Center		Special Event
3/23/2010	Climate Change Action Workshop Series (Tues)		Special Event
3/24/2010	Learn How to Facilitate Your Own Climate Change Action Group		Class
4/8/2010	Basics of Seed Saving with Bill Merrill		BASIL Event
4/18/2010	EcoHouse Tour		EcoHouse Event
4/22/2010	40th Anniversary of Earth Day and The Ecology Center		Special Event
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS

3/5/2010	Benefit Concert: Connect the Dots -- Greening Nonprofits	San Francisco
3/5/2010	SPAWN Native Plant Nursery Workday	North Bay
3/5/2010 - 3/7/2010	Workshop: GROW BIOINTENSIVE Sustainable Mini-Farming	Mendocino County
3/5/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
3/6/2010	Workshop: Seed Saving	Peninsula
3/6/2010	Tree Planting at Alemany Farm	San Francisco
3/6/2010	Save MUNI Summit	San Francisco
3/6/2010	Sick Plant Clinic	East Bay
3/6/2010	Solar Hot Water Basics for Residential Customers	San Francisco
3/6/2010	Class: Urban Composting	San Francisco
3/6/2010	International Women's Day Feast, Facts and Festival	East Bay
3/6/2010	Mission Blue Butterfly Habitat Restoration	Marin County
3/6/2010	Pier 94 Wetlands Restoration Workday	San Francisco
3/6/2010	Greening Oakland Homes Fair	East Bay
3/6/2010	Caring for Your Urban Orchard: A Hands-on Class on Fruit Tree Management	North Bay
3/6/2010	Presentation: A Plastic Journey	Peninsula
3/6/2010	Class: Malibu Compost	East Bay
3/6/2010 - 3/7/2010	White Elephant Sale	East Bay
3/6/2010	Volunteer: Remove Invasive Plants at Point Isabel	East Bay
3/6/2010	Natural Dye Workshop	North Bay
3/6/2010	Class: Edible Landscaping and Container Gardening	North Bay
3/6/2010	Class: Secrets of Drought-Tolerant Landscaping	Peninsula
3/6/2010 - 3/7/2010	Sustainable Fairfax Volunteer Corps Training	North Bay
3/6/2010	The Buzz on Native Bees	East Bay
3/6/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
3/6/2010 - 3/13/2010	Cooking Class: Moles of Oaxaca	East Bay
3/6/2010	Free Worm Composting Workshop	East Bay
3/7/2010 - 3/28/2010	Workshop: A Homebrewing Workshop	East Bay
3/7/2010	Class: Seed Starting	East Bay
3/7/2010	Hike: Wild Edibles	East Bay
3/7/2010	Workshop: Greywater Recycling	Sacramento County
3/7/2010	Program: Sheep to Shawl	East Bay
3/7/2010	Film Screening: "The Age of Stupid"	East Bay
3/7/2010	Class: City Chickens and Ducks -- (9:30am)	East Bay
3/7/2010	Class: City Chickens and Ducks -- (2pm)	East Bay
3/7/2010	Class: Growing Tomato Transplants from Seed	Santa Cruz County
3/7/2010	Course: Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area: A Bioregional Exploration	North Bay
3/8/2010	Give Comment: Consumers' Right-to-Know About Cell Phone Radiation	San Francisco
3/8/2010	Colloquium: On the New Uses of the Honey Bee	East Bay
3/8/2010 - 3/9/2010	Banff Mountain Film Festival	North Bay
3/8/2010	Waves, Wetlands, and Watersheds Educator Workshop	East Bay
3/9/2010	Film Screening: "The Greening of Cuba"	East Bay
3/9/2010	Weed Watcher Volunteer Training	North Bay
3/9/2010	Film Screening: Fish and Flicks, The End of the Line	East Bay
3/9/2010	SPUR Forum: Vacant Lots: Ideas for Temporary Use	San Francisco
3/9/2010	Professional Speed Networking In Oakland	East Bay
3/9/2010	EcoVillage Coffee Hour	East Bay
3/9/2010	National Nutrition Month at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
3/9/2010	Bike Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop - Fremont	East Bay
3/10/2010	Panel Discussion: Women In Publishing	San Francisco
3/10/2010	Public Meeting: Setting the Bay Area's Target for Curbing Greenhouse Gases	Alameda County
3/10/2010	Discussion: Jill Richardson and Bonnie Powell on Food Policy	East Bay
3/10/2010	Conference: Where is My Green Job?	San Francisco
3/10/2010	Panel Discussion: Women in Construction	San Francisco
3/10/2010	Conversation: Ernest Callenbach and John Curl	East Bay
3/10/2010	Workshop: How To Make and Use Biodiesel	Mendocino County
3/10/2010	Class: Urban Composting and Bioremediation	East Bay
3/10/2010	Film: "Crude: The Real Price of Oil"	East Bay
3/10/2010 - 3/13/2010	Salmonid Restoration Conference	Shasta County
3/11/2010	Lecture: Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World	East Bay
3/11/2010	Talk: The Incredible Shrinking Energy Bill	Peninsula
3/11/2010	Thirsty Bear Brew Tasting at Crocker Galleria	San Francisco
3/11/2010	Film: BUTTE, AMERICA: the Saga of a Hard Rock Mining Town	East Bay
3/11/2010	Imagine H2O's Water Innovators Showcase	San Francisco
3/11/2010	Panel Discussion: How Do We Close the Food Gap?	San Francisco
3/11/2010	Nutrition Night - Foods to Reduce Cancer Risk	East Bay
3/11/2010 - 3/16/2010	Medicinal Plants of the Anza-Borrego Desert: A Spring Bloom Field Exploration	Southern California
3/11/2010	Workshop: Composting and Vermicompost	East Bay
3/11/2010	Book Talk: "How Everyday Products Make People Sick"	East Bay
3/12/2010	Speaker: "Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World"	San Francisco
3/12/2010	Film & Talk: "In Search of Lorine Niedecker"	San Francisco
3/12/2010 - 3/13/2010	Film & Talk: "Sweetgrass"	San Francisco
3/12/2010	Seminar: Fuel Economy and Fleet Safety	East Bay
3/12/2010	Film Screening: "Agrarian Utopia"	San Francisco
3/12/2010	Volunteer: Restoration -- Riparian Re-Leaf	East Bay
3/12/2010	SPAWN Native Plant Nursery Workday	North Bay
3/12/2010	Green Friday Potluck: Bringing Solar Power to the Developing World	East Bay
3/12/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
3/13/2010	Volunteer: Creek Stewardship Work Day	East Bay
3/13/2010	Volunteer: Restoration -- Riparian Re-Leaf	East Bay
3/13/2010	Beekeeping in the City: Introduction to Beekeeping	San Francisco
3/13/2010	Class: Beginning Beekeeping	San Francisco
3/13/2010 - 3/14/2010	Conference: "Empowering Women of Color"	East Bay
3/13/2010	Film Screening: "Agrarian Utopia"	San Francisco
3/13/2010	Steelhead Trout Habitat Restoration	North Bay
3/13/2010	Public Collection Event for E-Waste Recycling (Fremont)	East Bay
3/13/2010	Volunteer for a Day at Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden	North Bay
3/13/2010	SCRAP Workshop: Artist Trading Cards	San Francisco
3/13/2010	Meeting: Golden Gate Chapter of California Rare Fruit Growers	East Bay
3/13/2010	Class: Beyond First-Year Beekeeping	San Francisco
3/13/2010	Alternative Materials Cob and Strawbale Seminar	East Bay
3/13/2010	Hands-on Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting and Rain Barrel Building	Peninsula
3/13/2010	Class: Mediterranean Plants	East Bay
3/13/2010	Sustainable Landscape Program: Soil Resources	North Bay
3/13/2010	Class: Warm Weather Crops - Selection, Hardening Off, Diseases	East Bay
3/13/2010	Class: Compost Crops and Rotations	Peninsula
3/13/2010	Class: Planning Your Garden	Peninsula
3/13/2010	Class: How To Trap Gophers	North Bay
3/13/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
3/13/2010	Workshop: Greywater, Rainwater Harvesting and Composting Toilets	East Bay
3/13/2010	Turtle Observer Orientation	North Bay
3/13/2010	Author Event: Golden Gate Gardening by Pam Peirce	San Francisco
3/14/2010	Education=Liberation: Feminists Fight for Quality Public Schools	San Francisco
3/14/2010	Sea Watch for Endangered Sea Creatures	San Francisco
3/14/2010	Workshop: Tending the Native Plant Garden	East Bay
3/14/2010	California Least Tern Nesting Habitat Restoration	East Bay
3/14/2010	Performance and Food: Foodshare	East Bay
3/14/2010	Meeting: Passive Buildings California Group	East Bay
3/14/2010	Author Event: Golden Gate Gardening by Pam Peirce	East Bay
3/14/2010	Awakening the Dreamer with the Richmond Rivets	East Bay
3/15/2010	Seminar: How I Built A Carbon-Neutral House	East Bay
3/15/2010	Lecture: Green Infrastructure for the Future	East Bay
3/16/2010	SPUR Forum: Update on the Water System Improvement Program	San Francisco
3/16/2010	Speaker: Renovating from Old to Green: A Homeowner's Fable	San Francisco
3/16/2010	Film: "Dirt! The Movie" (SF)	San Francisco
3/16/2010	National Nutrition Month at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
3/17/2010	TransForay: Movie Night in Uptown Oakland	East Bay
3/17/2010	Environmental Education Presentation hosted by the Friends of Sausal Creek	East Bay
3/17/2010	SF Green Building Professionals Guild Meeting: Insulation	San Francisco
3/17/2010	Colloquium: "It's Not All About You: The Urban Designer's Role ..."	East Bay
3/17/2010	Fruit Tree Tour 2010	South Bay
3/17/2010	Author Event: "The Story of Stuff" -- Berkeley	East Bay
3/17/2010	Film Screening: "Agrarian Utopia"	East Bay
3/17/2010	Cooking Club: Thai	East Bay
3/17/2010	Green Speed Dating (for same-sex couples)	San Francisco
3/17/2010	Grizzly Peak Walk	East Bay
3/17/2010	Class: Urban Animal Husbandry	East Bay
3/18/2010	Author Event: "The Story of Stuff" -- San Rafael	North Bay
3/18/2010 - 4/8/2010	Climate Change Action Workshop Series (Thurs)	East Bay
3/18/2010	Bay Area Greywater Roundtable	East Bay
3/18/2010	Discussion: Evolution of Eco-Activism	East Bay
3/18/2010	Panel: "The Greening of Health: the Convergence of Health and Sustainability"	East Bay
3/18/2010	Author Event: "A Different Kind of Luxury"	East Bay
3/19/2010	Amazon: Defending Rivers and Rights	East Bay
3/19/2010	Stomp the Stumps Benefit Dance Party	East Bay
3/19/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
3/19/2010	SPAWN Native Plant Nursery Workday	North Bay
3/20/2010	Workshop: Seed Saving and Seed Swap	San Francisco
3/20/2010	White-Crowned Sparrow Habitat Restoration	San Francisco
3/20/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
3/20/2010	Friends of Five Creeks Work Party in Eastshore State Park	East Bay
3/20/2010	Ripple Effects	East Bay
3/20/2010	Rooftop Garden Community Workday	East Bay
3/20/2010	Bus Tour: Cohousing in the East Bay	East Bay
3/20/2010	Caring for Your Urban Orchard: A Hands-on Class on Fruit Tree Management	North Bay
3/20/2010	Workshop: Advanced Beekeeping	Mendocino County
3/20/2010	Conference: Healthy Harvest: Field to Table	Sacramento County
3/20/2010	Workshop: Composting and Vermicompost	East Bay
3/20/2010	Seminar: A Better Remodel Using Tax Rebates and Incentives	East Bay
3/20/2010	Volunteer: Work Party at Strawberry Creek Lodge	East Bay
3/20/2010	Conference for High School Students: EcoCareer Day	San Francisco
3/20/2010	Workshop: Diesel Car Maintenance	East Bay
3/20/2010	Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Garden Tour	North Bay
3/20/2010	Class: Herbs in the Garden, Herbs in the Kitchen	Peninsula
3/20/2010	Author Event: Succulent Container Gardens by Debra Lee Baldwin	East Bay
3/20/2010 - 4/2/2010	Permaculture Design Course	North Bay
3/21/2010	Class: Backyard Beekeeping	East Bay
3/21/2010	Film Screening: Taking Root -- Green Belt Movement of Kenya	San Francisco
3/21/2010	Class: Backyard Chicken Care	South Bay
3/21/2010	Activity: Edible and Useful Plants Hike	East Bay
3/21/2010	Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tamales	East Bay
3/21/2010	Class: Learning All About Our Native Lilies, Slideshow and Walk	East Bay
3/21/2010	Annual Meatout Celebration	San Francisco
3/21/2010	Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Gardeners	East Bay
3/21/2010	Program: Sheep to Shawl	East Bay

Carrie Bennett
Ecology Center

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Thanks to David, James, Kimberly, and Serena for help with the EcoCalendar.
Thanks to Beck Cowles for guidance.

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