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May 14, 2010 - June 6, 2010

Greetings Ecology Center members and friends,

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. The Ecology Center's events are listed first, followed by additional community event listings. Please continue to send event listings to calendar@ecologycenter.org

Featured this calendar:
   
   Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks
   Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine - New Dates and Price!
   Perennial Vegetable Workshop and Plant Sale at the Berkeley EcoHouse

Check out and sign up for these special Ecology Center classes!

ECOLOGY CENTER EVENTS

5/15/2010	How to Build and Sustain Your School Garden		Class
5/16/2010	Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks		EcoHouse Event
5/22/2010	Annual Strawberry Tasting at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market		Farmers' Markets Event
5/23/2010	Revolutionary Ecology: A Commemoration and a Celebration of Revolutionary Resistance		BACH Event
5/23/2010	Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine - New Dates and Price!		Class
5/24/2010	Marking the Moment: 20 Years After the Bombing of Judi Bari		BACH Event
5/26/2010	Learn How to Facilitate Your Own Climate Change Action Group		Class
5/27/2010	Author Event: Breakthrough Communities		Special Event
5/29/2010	Perennial Vegetable Workshop and Plant Sale at the Berkeley EcoHouse		EcoHouse Event
6/4/2010	Going to Seed Summer Revival Tour		Special Event
6/5/2010	Family Fun Festival at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market		Farmers' Markets Event
6/8/2010	Climate Change Action Workshop Series (Tues)		Special Event
6/13/2010	EcoHouse Tour		EcoHouse Event
6/26/2010	Free Talk: Know Your Soil		Class
7/11/2010	Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks		EcoHouse Event
8/8/2010	EcoHouse Tour		EcoHouse Event
9/19/2010	Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks		EcoHouse Event
10/10/2010	EcoHouse Tour		EcoHouse Event
11/14/2010	Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks		EcoHouse Event
12/12/2010	EcoHouse Tour		EcoHouse Event
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS

5/14/2010 - 5/16/2010	Class: Plants of Mount Diablo, Identifcation and Medicinal Use	East Bay
5/14/2010 - 5/15/2010	Art Reception: "The Uncanny Valley Orphanage" & "Break in Case of Emergency"	San Francisco
5/14/2010	Ferment Change Fermented Feast Fundraiser	East Bay
5/14/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
5/14/2010	Screening: "FRESH"	East Bay
5/14/2010	Day of Action, Night of Mourning Against Offshore Drilling	East Bay
5/14/2010	Berkeley Critical Mass Bike Ride	East Bay
5/15/2010	Workshop: Introduction To Permaculture	Mendocino County
5/15/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
5/15/2010	Class: How to Trap Gophers	North Bay
5/15/2010	Workshop: Diesel Car Maintenance	East Bay
5/15/2010	Class: How To Start Your Vegetable Garden	Peninsula
5/15/2010	Sustainable Landscape Program: Plants and Plant Communities	North Bay
5/15/2010	Class: Attracting Beneficial Insects to Your Garden	East Bay
5/15/2010	Healthy Gardens without Toxic Chemicals	East Bay
5/15/2010	Eco-Garden Tour -- Marin County	Marin County
5/15/2010	Volunteers Needed for Eco-Friendly Garden Tour	Marin County
5/15/2010	Hidden Gems of Berkeley Bicycle Tour	East Bay
5/15/2010	Class: Landscape Watering	San Francisco
5/15/2010	Class: No Fuss Landscape Beautification	South Bay
5/15/2010	Class: Secrets of Drought Tolerant Landscaping	South Bay
5/15/2010	Art in the Garden Workshop: Mini-EcoSystems with Brandon Windt	South Bay
5/15/2010	Workshop: Bees in the City	San Francisco
5/15/2010	Lecture: What Makes Water Wet?	East Bay
5/15/2010	Volunteer: White-Crowned Sparrow Habitat Restoration	San Francisco
5/15/2010 - 5/16/2010	Workshop: Processing Animals for Food	North Bay
5/15/2010	Workshop: Compost	San Francisco
5/15/2010	How to Build and Sustain Your School Garden	East Bay
5/15/2010 - 5/16/2010	Intro to Practical Permaculture Workshop	Northern California
5/15/2010	Volunteer: Martin Luther King Jr. Shore Restoration	East Bay
5/15/2010	REI Cycling Festival	East Bay
5/15/2010 - 5/16/2010	350 Garden Challenge	Sonoma County
5/15/2010	Volunteer: Work Party at Strawberry Creek Lodge	East Bay
5/15/2010	Workshop: Microphone Mysteries Revealed: Nature Sounds Society Tech Talk	San Francisco
5/15/2010	Workshop: How to Install a Water Feature	Peninsula
5/15/2010	Planting the Future Conference	Sonoma County
5/16/2010	Class: Greywater for Backyard Gardeners	East Bay
5/16/2010	Workshop: Advanced Permaculture	Mendocino County
5/16/2010	Workshop: Composting and Vermicompost	East Bay
5/16/2010	Meeting: Passive Buildings California Group	East Bay
5/16/2010	$$Smart and Green Day	East Bay
5/16/2010	Urban Drought Solutions: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks	
5/16/2010	Behind the Rainbow -- Post-Apartheid South Africa Film Showing and Discussion	San Francisco
5/16/2010	Commonweal Gardens Open House and Tour	North Bay
5/16/2010	Class: Landscape Watering	East Bay
5/16/2010	City Slicker Farms Bike Tour and Potluck	East Bay
5/16/2010	Tour: The History of Camp Herms	East Bay
5/16/2010	Informational Meeting: Black Mesa Weavers Annual Wool Buy	East Bay
5/16/2010	Garden City: Diggin In -- Getting Your Garden Started	San Francisco
5/16/2010	Tidepool Exploration at Moss Beach	Peninsula
5/16/2010	Community Event: La Pena's Food Justice Series Presents: Foodshare	East Bay
5/16/2010	Walk: Medicinal Plants in the Garden	San Francisco
5/16/2010	Film: Call+Response	North Bay
5/16/2010	A Celebration of Old Roses	East Bay
5/16/2010	Alameda Backyard Chicken Coop Bicycling Tour	East Bay
5/16/2010	Volunteer: Point Reyes Weed Watchers Invasive Plant Training and Hike	North Bay
5/17/2010	Joint Crockett-Rodeo Town Meeting	East Bay
5/17/2010	Panel Discussion: Ecology Emerges: Economies of Nature	San Francisco
5/17/2010	Open House: How Should Emeryville Increase Use of Sustainable Transportation?	East Bay
5/18/2010	The Passive House Standard: A Study in High Performance	Peninsula
5/18/2010	Book Signing: "Feed Your Pet Right"	East Bay
5/18/2010	Farm Film Night, Featuring DIRT! The Movie	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Presentation: What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Cars in the City: A Conversation With Traffic Engineer Jack Fleck	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Lecture: Indigenous Peoples and Conservation -- From Rights to Resource Management	Marin County
5/18/2010	Building a Beautiful Carbon Neutral Home	Peninsula
5/18/2010	Local Food Currency: BACE Project Roundtable Meeting	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Community Forum: Oakland's Health Disparities in Black and White	East Bay
5/18/2010	Clark Kerr Campus Power Walk	East Bay
5/18/2010	Screening: "A Village Called Versailles" -- SF	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Panel Discussion: Turning Over a New LEAF: The Start of an Electric Vehicle Revolution?	San Francisco
5/18/2010	Discussion: Drill, Baby, Spill	San Francisco
5/19/2010	Children in Nature Forum: Creating Natural Play Environments	South Bay
5/19/2010	East Bay Green Drinks	East Bay
5/19/2010	Film Screening: Bab'Aziz: The Prince who Contemplated his Soul	East Bay
5/19/2010	Cooking Club: Using Spices & Herbs	East Bay
5/19/2010 - 5/20/2010	Certified Green Building Professional Training (Pleasant Hill)	East Bay
5/19/2010	Workshop: Solar Panel Recycling	South Bay
5/19/2010	Screening & Talk: Symphony of the Soil	East Bay
5/19/2010	Screening: "A Village Called Versailles" -- Oakland	East Bay
5/19/2010	SF Green Building Professionals Guild Meeting: Urban Landscaping in San Francisco	San Francisco
5/19/2010	Presentation: Owls and Bats	East Bay
5/19/2010	Fundraiser & Launch Party: Project Survival Media's Solutions for Survival	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Take Back The Mic	East Bay
5/20/2010	Restoring the Wild Heart of the South Bay - The Salt Pond Restoration Project	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Presidio Clarkia Monitoring	San Francisco
5/20/2010	"Farmer Jane" Book Release Party and Panel	East Bay
5/20/2010	Talk: Zero Waste: The Mother of Necessity	North Bay
5/20/2010	Taste & A Talk: Stop the Indoor Water Waste	Peninsula
5/20/2010	Meeting: Berkeley Simplicity Forum -- Tiny Homes and Mobile Living	East Bay
5/20/2010	Seminar: The Five Keys to Navigate Conflicts	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Bay Area Open Space Council Conference	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Forum: The Future of the India Basin	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Workshop: How to Shop on Your Bicycle	East Bay
5/20/2010	Discussion: Can You Be a Good Environmentalist and Still Eat Meat?	East Bay
5/20/2010	Lecture: The Natural History and Future of California Condors	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Presentation: The New Ruralism: Smart Growth + Local Food	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Presentation: Michael Moss: A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Look at the Food Industry	San Francisco
5/20/2010	Sustainable Communities Best Practices Forum	San Francisco
5/21/2010 - 5/23/2010	Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Weekend	SF Bay Area
5/21/2010	Class: Intro to Therapeutic Cooking	East Bay
5/21/2010	Expressions Gallery: Art Exhibit & Poetry Reading	East Bay
5/21/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
5/21/2010	Design for Wildlife Workshop	East Bay
5/21/2010	Talk: Niger Delta's Emem Okon	San Francisco
5/21/2010	Workshop: Be a Resource for Your Community	East Bay
5/21/2010	Lecture: Technology Out-of-Control	East Bay
5/22/2010	Workshop: Introduction To Biointensive Gardening	Mendocino County
5/22/2010	Introduction to Permaculture	Sierra Region
5/22/2010	Workshop: Composting and Vermicompost	East Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Bamboo	East Bay
5/22/2010	Tour: Ecology Action Research Mini-Farm/Garden	Mendocino County
5/22/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
5/22/2010	Lecture: Drip Irrigation for Beginners	North Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Starting Your Summer Garden	Peninsula
5/22/2010	Class: California Natives Water Conserving Strategies and Innovative Materials	South Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Controlling Weeds - Tools & Tricks	East Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Sustainable Gardening with California Natives	South Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Water Efficient Garden Planning	Alameda County
5/22/2010	Volunteer at Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden	North Bay
5/22/2010	Class: New Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance	South Bay
5/22/2010	Help Restore Habitat for the California Quail	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Volunteer: Celebrate Endangered Species Day with the Tidewater Goby	North Bay
5/22/2010	El Cerrito Spring Citywide Garage Sale	East Bay
5/22/2010	Photography Activity: "Shoot the Shed"	East Bay
5/22/2010 - 5/23/2010	Maker Faire Bay Area	Peninsula
5/22/2010 - 11/6/2010	Urban Herbalism Class Series: San Francisco Bay Area	SF Bay Area
5/22/2010	Panel Discussion: Moving Around the City, Let's Stay Active	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Tour: Urban Gardens For Families	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Annual Strawberry Tasting at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
5/22/2010	SCRAP Workshop: Wearable Books	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Native Medicinal Plants of California: Propagation and Cultivation Methods	East Bay
5/22/2010	Class: Living Soils	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Art as Propaganda: A Revolutionary Workshop Series	San Francisco
5/22/2010	Benefit: Sock Hop to Support BOSS and Children's Hospital	East Bay
5/22/2010	Exhibition Reception: Women's Environmental Artists Directory	East Bay
5/22/2010	Seminar: Alternative Materials, Cob and Strawbale	East Bay
5/22/2010	Panel Discussion: A Piece of the Pie: Not My Priorities	East Bay
5/23/2010	Class: Introduction to Chinese Traditional Medicine	East Bay
5/23/2010	Speaker: Marion Nestle on Food Politics	Marin County
5/23/2010	Workshop: Creating Re-Usable Bags from T-Shirts to Save Sea Turtles	East Bay
5/23/2010 - 6/27/2010	Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine - New Dates and Price!	East Bay
5/23/2010	Fund and Hope Raiser for Haiti	East Bay
5/23/2010	Class: Backyard Chickens	East Bay
5/23/2010	Film & Discussion: "In Transition"	East Bay
5/23/2010	Living Roof Workshop	East Bay
5/23/2010	Volunteer: Ocean Beach Clean-up on World Turtle Day	San Francisco
5/23/2010	Revolutionary Ecology: A Commemoration and a Celebration of Revolutionary Resistance	East Bay
5/23/2010	Class: No Sewer, No Problem!	East Bay
5/23/2010	Workshop: Vegetable Focus -- Legumes	San Francisco
5/23/2010	Edible and Medicinal "Weeds" of the Bay Area	East Bay
5/23/2010	East Bay Homo Homestead Tour	East Bay
5/23/2010	Berkeley BBQ & Benefit Concert for Chile	East Bay
5/23/2010	Workshop: Building Maintenance For Women	East Bay
5/24/2010	TransitionSF Community Meeting on Local Currencies	San Francisco
5/24/2010	Marking the Moment: 20 Years After the Bombing of Judi Bari	East Bay
5/24/2010	Panel: Impact of Campaign Finance Reform On Our Environmental and Natural Resources	San Francisco
5/25/2010	Talk: Novel Herbal Compounds in Cancer Therapy	East Bay
5/25/2010	Lecture: Dr. L. Hunter Lovins	East Bay
5/25/2010	Forum: Short Sea Shipping and the Environment	East Bay
5/25/2010	California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Workshop and Public Participation Hearing	Sacramento County
5/25/2010	Webinar: Climate Science 101	
5/26/2010	Class: Water Efficient Garden Planning	South Bay
5/26/2010	Party: Women's Earth Alliance, Weaving the Worlds Gala	San Francisco
5/26/2010	Discussion: Growth and Planning: San Francisco's Role in the Region	San Francisco
5/26/2010	Info Session: Professional Programs in Sustainable Design, Solar, and Green Building	San Francisco
5/26/2010	Learn How to Facilitate Your Own Climate Change Action Group	East Bay
5/26/2010	Film Screening: The Invisible Forest by Antero Alli	East Bay
5/26/2010	Panel: Secondary Units - A Zero Sprawl Solution?	East Bay
5/27/2010	Book Launch: "Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics"	San Francisco
5/27/2010	HUB SoMa Launch Party: Radical Collaboration	San Francisco
5/27/2010	Film & Discussion: "The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil"	East Bay
5/27/2010	Author Event: Breakthrough Communities	East Bay
5/27/2010	Lesson and Discussion: An Evening of Locavore Delights	San Francisco
5/27/2010	Greywater Roundtable: Lessons From a Greywater-Friendly State	East Bay
5/27/2010	Global Exchange's Human Rights Awards Gala	San Francisco
5/28/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
5/28/2010	Compost Give-away at Berkeley Marina for Berkeley Residents	East Bay
5/28/2010 - 5/30/2010	Workshop: Woodshop For Women (May)	North Bay
5/29/2010	Volunteer: Creekside Habitat Restoration with SPAWN	North Bay
5/29/2010	Class: Climate and MicroClimate For Gardeners	Peninsula
5/29/2010	Tiburon Paintbrush Habitat Restoration	North Bay
5/29/2010 - 5/30/2010	Workshop: Install A Greywater System	Mendocino County
5/29/2010	Workshop: Building a Greywater System	South Bay
5/29/2010	Spring Tracking Series	Marin County
5/29/2010	Perennial Vegetable Workshop and Plant Sale at the Berkeley EcoHouse	East Bay
5/29/2010	Wise Water Management Course	North Bay
5/30/2010	Tidepool Exploration at Duxbury Reef	North Bay
5/30/2010	Program: Botany Bash	South Bay
5/30/2010	Film: "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"	East Bay
6/1/2010 - 6/8/2010	Class: Solving Residential Drainage Problems	East Bay
6/1/2010	Deadline: Applications for Master Gardener Fall Training	Peninsula
6/1/2010 - 6/7/2010	TransForm Car-Free Challenge	
6/2/2010	Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum	Peninsula
6/3/2010	Acterra Business Environmental Awards Reception	Peninsula
6/3/2010	Maude Barlow In Conversation with Alan Snitow	San Francisco
6/3/2010	Qinghai Quake Benefit	East Bay
6/3/2010	East Bay Farm to Fork Tour	San Francisco Bay Area
6/4/2010	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
6/4/2010	Wild River Dance	East Bay
6/4/2010	Class: Garden to Garden Cooking	East Bay
6/4/2010	Fundraiser: Art of Justice Silent Auction	East Bay
6/4/2010	Ferment Change Benefit Dinner for City Slicker Farms	East Bay
6/4/2010	Going to Seed Summer Revival Tour	East Bay
6/5/2010	Workshop: Lovely Lavander	East Bay
6/5/2010	Class: Yoga For Gardeners	Peninsula
6/5/2010	Sick Plant Clinic	East Bay
6/5/2010	Class: Solar Electric Basics for Residential Customers	San Francisco
6/5/2010	Class: Graywater Landscape Irrigation	South Bay
6/5/2010	Class: Organic Pest, Disease and Weed Management	SF Bay Area
6/5/2010 - 6/6/2010	Workshop: Building With Bamboo	Mendocino County
6/5/2010	Workshop: Graywater System Design	North Bay
6/5/2010	World Environment Day Tread'n Water Aqua Boogie w/ Wheel Unite	East Bay
6/5/2010 - 6/6/2010	Workshop: Introduction to Building with Earthbags	East Bay
6/5/2010	Class: Gardening 101: Urban Dirt Farmers	East Bay
6/5/2010	Workshop: Healthy Gardens without Toxic Chemicals	East Bay
6/5/2010	Volunteer: Work Party on Cerrito Creek at El Cerrito Plaza	East Bay
6/5/2010	Class: The Botany and Ecology of How Plants Grow	San Francisco
6/5/2010	Tour: Ecology Action Research Mini-Farm/Garden	Mendocino County
6/5/2010	Family Fun Festival at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
6/5/2010	Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area Herb Walk: Albany Bulb	East Bay
6/5/2010 - 6/6/2010	San Francisco's Union Street Eco-Urban Festival	San Francisco
6/5/2010	Lecture: Can Your Home Take the Shake?	East Bay
6/5/2010	La Pena Street Carnival & Fair	East Bay
6/5/2010	Class: Winged Visitors in Your Garden Sanctuary	East Bay
6/5/2010	Workshop: Urban Composting	San Francisco
6/6/2010	Class: Edible and Medicinal "Weeds" of the Bay Area	East Bay
6/6/2010	Ceremony: Future Leaders 4th Annual Legacy Awards	East Bay
6/6/2010	Awakening the Dreamer -- Changing the Dream	East Bay

Carrie Bennett
Ecology Center

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