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September 9, 2011 -- September 25, 2011

Greetings Ecology Center members and friends,

Our EcoCalendar features two weeks worth of events, classes, actions, films, conferences, and more. The 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

Job Opening -- Administrative Coordinator
 
The Ecology Center is seeking an energetic, organized, and personable Administrative Coordinator to serve as office manager, receptionist, and volunteer coordinator. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, enjoys working with a wide range of people, and is interested in the Ecology Center's mission. Full job description and application form available here.
 
Increase your Bike-Q -- attend one or both of two great bike workshops coming up:
 
Saturday, September 17 is our Kids and Family Bike Workshop, followed on Wednesday, September 21 by The Confident Bike Commuter: Fixing Flats & DIY Maintenance.
 
 
ECOLOGY CENTER EVENTS
9/13/2011	Cooking Demonstrations with Trudy Schafer at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market	Farmers' Markets Event
9/15/2011	Post-Petroleum Transportation: Finding Your Best Alternative Fuel	Special Event
9/17/2011	Kids and Family Bike Workshop	EcoHouse Event
9/17/2011	Berkeley Farmers' Market String Band Contest	Farmers' Markets Event
9/18/2011	The Oakland Standard Seed Circus	BASIL Event
9/18/2011	Poster/Banner Making Party for Moving Planet	Class
9/21/2011	The Confident Bike Commuter: Fixing Flats & DIY Maintenance	Class
9/22/2011	Smart Growth and Just Growth: the quest for equity in transit-oriented development	Special Event
9/24/2011	Moving Planet Mobilization: Berkeley bike ride, BART gathering, and SF parade	Special Event
9/24/2011	Wild, Foraged, & Indigenous Foods Celebration at Berkeley Farmers' Market	Farmers' Markets Event
9/29/2011	Rebuilding the Village Economy through Gift Exchange	Special Event
10/3/2011	Climate Action Workshop Series (2-session series)	Class
10/4/2011	Advanced Seed Saving for Farmers and Gardeners	Class
10/6/2011	Around the World Without a Plane: Dispatches from a Hot Planet	Special Event
10/12/2011 - 10/14/2011	Slow Money National Gathering	Special Event
10/13/2011	Fiber Arts Presentation: Black Mesa Weavers (Navajo)	Special Event
10/14/2011	Harvest the Rain -- Author Event with Nate Downey	Ecology Center Store
10/15/2011	Bookmaking with Recycled Materials	Class
11/15/2011	Chicken Clinic 2.0	Class
11/19/2011	Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks Tour at the EcoHouse	EcoHouse Event
11/19/2011	Giftmaking with Recycled Materials	Class
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS
9/9/2011	Green Friday Potluck: Quit Nuclear Power - Strategies and Proposals	East Bay
9/9/2011	Screening of Robyn O' Brien TED Talk, followed by GMO Allergen Discussion	North Bay
9/9/2011	Volunteer: Berkeley Youth Alternative Gardens	East Bay
9/9/2011	Passive House Retrofits: Deep Energy Explorations	East Bay
9/10/2011	SF Botanical Garden Plant Sale: Native Plants & Succulents	San Francisco
9/10/2011	Growing Edible Perennials	South Bay
9/10/2011	Passive House California Open House Tour	East Bay
9/10/2011	Urban Composting	San Francisco
9/10/2011	City Slicker Farms Backyard Garden Mentor Orientation	East Bay
9/10/2011 - 10/1/2011	PermaCulture Carpentry Workshop Series: Hands On Community Carpentry Class	East Bay
9/10/2011	Food N' Justice with Phat Beets: Installing Home GreyWater with Nik Bertulis	East Bay
9/10/2011	Re-Skilling Series: Late Summer Natural Dyes	North Bay
9/10/2011	Class: Pickled Vegetables	East Bay
9/10/2011	Class: Summer Dry Garden Design	San Francisco
9/10/2011	Alameda Public Affairs Forum	East Bay
9/10/2011	Village Festival and Resource Fair 2011	East Bay
9/10/2011	San Josť Clean Energy Showcase	South Bay
9/10/2011	Bay Area Solarthon	SF Bay Area
9/10/2011	Garden to Pantry - A Basic Food-Preserving Workshop	North Bay
9/10/2011	SCRAP Workshop: From the Free Section w/ Monica Lee	San Francisco
9/10/2011	Sidewalk Landscaping Workshop	San Francisco
9/10/2011	Builders Booksource Sidewalk Sale	East Bay
9/10/2011	Class: Start Your Fall Garden	Peninsula
9/10/2011	Alameda Urban Farm Tour	East Bay
9/10/2011	Richmond Greenway Community Beautification Day	East Bay
9/10/2011	Bill McKibben on Global and Local: Building a Movement to Solve the Climate Crisis	East Bay
9/11/2011	Slow Food East Bay: End of Summer Tomato U-Pick	Salinas Valley
9/11/2011	Worms, Waste, and Wisdom: A Composting Workshop	East Bay
9/11/2011	Cohousing/Co-ops/Aging in Community in Solano Stroll Parade (Berkeley/Albany)	East Bay
9/11/2011	Colors from Nature: Getting Started with Natural Dyes	East Bay
9/11/2011	Class: City Chickens	East Bay
9/11/2011	Volunteer: Restore Bird Habitat with the Audubon Society (Alameda)	East Bay
9/11/2011	Workshop: Floral Nature Arranging	East Bay
9/11/2011	Solano Stroll: Everyday Heroes	East Bay
9/11/2011	Class: Backyard Beekeeping	East Bay
9/12/2011	Transition Berkeley's Crop Swap	East Bay
9/12/2011 - 10/17/2011	Berkeley Green Building Evening Classes	East Bay
9/12/2011	Seed Saving for Gardeners and Farmers	East Bay
9/12/2011	Close to Home Talk: Shellmounds with Dr. Kent Lightfoot	East Bay
9/12/2011	Forum: Incorporating Low Impact Development (LID) into Municipal Stormwater Management	San Francisco
9/12/2011	Ecosystem Services	San Francisco
9/12/2011 - 9/18/2011	GMO Awareness Week (Including the Two-Day Conference "Justice Begins With Seeds")	San Francisco
9/13/2011	Cooking Demonstrations with Trudy Schafer at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
9/13/2011	Sustainable Business Alliance Panel Discussion and Networking Event	East Bay
9/13/2011	California Biosafety Alliance Pre-Conference Keynote Event: Dr. Vandana Shiva	San Francisco
9/13/2011	Evening Forum: Regenerative Design	San Francisco
9/13/2011 - 9/15/2011	The National Heirloom Exposition	North Bay
9/13/2011 - 9/17/2011	Natural Building Intensive	East Bay
9/13/2011 - 12/6/2011	Class: Introduction to Healthy Community Systems	East Bay
9/14/2011 - 10/9/2011	Class: Beginning Bird-watching	East Bay
9/14/2011	Class: Energy Fundamentals: Solar Geometry Analysis	San Francisco
9/14/2011	Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Colloquium: Places to Play: Environmental Justice and Access to Parks and Recreation	East Bay
9/14/2011	Field Trip: Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline with the Audubon Society	East Bay
9/14/2011	Reception and Talk: Dr. Vandana Shiva	North Bay
9/14/2011	Sustainable Building Advisor Program Open House	San Francisco
9/14/2011 - 11/30/2011	Class: Restoration of Watercourses	East Bay
9/14/2011	Energy Efficiency's Role in Your Sustainability	San Francisco
9/14/2011	Panel Discussions: Carbon & Courts	San Francisco
9/14/2011	Lunchtime Forum: The Future of Bay Area Agriculture	San Francisco
9/15/2011	Richmond Crop Swap	East Bay
9/15/2011	Speaker: The Mystery of Birdsong	East Bay
9/15/2011	Lecture: San Francisco's Changing Landscape	San Francisco
9/15/2011	Symposium: The Bay Area's Modern Landscape Legacy	San Francisco
9/15/2011	Great Communities Film Series -- Bogota, Seoul and Portland: Global Perspectives on Livable Cities	North Bay
9/15/2011	Learn How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient	East Bay
9/15/2011	Post-Petroleum Transportation: Finding Your Best Alternative Fuel	East Bay
9/15/2011	Author Event: "Passive Solar Architecture"	East Bay
9/15/2011	Opening Reception: One Cubic Foot: Miniature Surveys in Biodiversity	East Bay
9/15/2011	Outdoor Lighting Event for Landscapers & Designers	San Francisco
9/15/2011	Panel: Global Carbon	San Francisco
9/16/2011	PARK(ing) Day	
9/16/2011 - 9/17/2011	Conference: California Biosafety Alliance -- Justice Begins with Seeds	San Francisco
9/16/2011	PARK(ing) Day @ SPUR	San Francisco
9/16/2011 - 9/18/2011	Engaging Our Grounds: International Green Schoolyard Conference	SF Bay Area
9/16/2011	Dance at the Lake - A Party for Wild Rivers	East Bay
9/16/2011	Class: Botanical Art: Painting Apples, Pears, Quince	East Bay
9/17/2011	Rethink Your Lawn Talk	East Bay
9/17/2011	California Coastal Cleanup Day	California
9/17/2011	Green Drive Expo	East Bay
9/17/2011	Parklets - Creating Public Parks in Parking Spaces	East Bay
9/17/2011	Volunteer: Restore Bird Habitat with the Audubon Society (Pier 94)	San Francisco
9/17/2011 - 9/18/2011	Slip-straw/clay plaster Hands-on Workshop	Mendocino County
9/17/2011	Volunteer: Restore Bird Habitat with the Audubon Society (Oakland)	East Bay
9/17/2011	Volunteer: Restore Bird Habitat with the Audubon Society (Golden Gate Park)	San Francisco
9/17/2011	California Coastal Cleanup with East Bay Regional Park District: Shoreline and Lake Parks	East Bay
9/17/2011	Food N' Justice with Phat Beets: Wild Fermentation -- Making Sour Dill Pickles	East Bay
9/17/2011	Class: Composting	Peninsula
9/17/2011	The New Law Firm	San Francisco
9/17/2011	Urban Beekeeping: Honey Extraction	San Francisco
9/17/2011	Class: Summer Pruning for Urban Apple & Pear Trees	San Francisco
9/17/2011	Heirloom Apple Tasting	San Francisco
9/17/2011	Class: Grow Your Own Food	San Francisco
9/17/2011	Coastal Cleanup Day with Friends of Five Creeks	East Bay
9/17/2011	Kids and Family Bike Workshop	East Bay
9/17/2011	Oakland Creek to Bay Day	East Bay
9/17/2011 - 9/18/2011	Symposium: Growing Natives: Inspiring and Enduring Gardens	East Bay
9/17/2011	San Josť Clean Energy Showcase	South Bay
9/17/2011	Class: Introduction to Grow Biointensive	Peninsula
9/17/2011	Compost 101 Workshop	East Bay
9/17/2011 - 9/24/2011	SCRAP Two-Day Workshop: Lost and Found Mosaics w/ Jane Schafgans	San Francisco
9/17/2011	EBMUD Pinole Creek Clean-up	East Bay
9/17/2011	Contra Costa County Coastal Cleanup Day	Contra Costa County
9/17/2011	Berkeley Farmers' Market String Band Contest	East Bay
9/17/2011	Free Water: Utilizing Greywater and Rainwater	East Bay
9/17/2011	Zero Breast Cancer's 9th Annual Dipsea Hike / Run Lite	Marin County
9/17/2011 - 11/19/2011	San Francisco Botanical Garden Docent Training	San Francisco
9/17/2011	World Premiere: "Within Reach: The Movie"	East Bay
9/17/2011	Coastal Cleanup Day at The Albany Bulb	East Bay
9/18/2011	People's Grocery Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser and Culinary Herbs Presentation	East Bay
9/18/2011	Poster/Banner Making Party for Moving Planet	East Bay
9/18/2011	Commonweal Garden Tour	North Bay
9/18/2011	Ecological Sanitation: The Low Down on Pee and Poo	East Bay
9/18/2011	Occidental Arts & Ecology Center Tour	North Bay
9/18/2011	Book Event: Jerre Gettle, Author of The Heirloom Life	North Bay
9/18/2011	Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area: Point Reyes National Seashore	San Francisco
9/18/2011	The Oakland Standard Seed Circus	East Bay
9/18/2011	The Lorin Station Crop Swap	East Bay
9/19/2011	Guided Walk: Berkeley's Outdoor Art Galleries	East Bay
9/19/2011	Death Valley: Wildflowers, Canyons, and Controversy	San Francisco
9/19/2011	Transition Berkeley's Crop Swap	East Bay
9/19/2011	Secretary of the Interior discusses Water Resources	San Francisco
9/19/2011	CompassPoint Nonprofit Day	East Bay
9/20/2011	Kitchen Table Talks SF: Food Activism	San Francisco
9/20/2011	USDA National Organic Program Listening Session	
9/20/2011 - 9/21/2011	State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference	East Bay
9/20/2011	Urban Farming Class: Bees 201: Preparing for the Winter	East Bay
9/20/2011	Eco Districts: Building Blocks of Sustainable Cities	San Francisco
9/21/2011	SF Green Building Professionals Guild Meeting: Passive House in California	San Francisco
9/21/2011	Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Colloquium: Designing Environments for Children	East Bay
9/21/2011	Member Meeting: Native Plant Show & Tell with Michael Thilgen	East Bay
9/21/2011	The Confident Bike Commuter: Fixing Flats & DIY Maintenance	East Bay
9/21/2011	Forum: Senior Mobility	East Bay
9/21/2011	Film & Discussion: "Atomic Mom"	San Francisco
9/22/2011	Pacha's Pitch Party & Live Preview	East Bay
9/22/2011	Community Dialogue: To Oakland from Livermore and Fukushima	East Bay
9/22/2011	Green Building Technology & Innovation	San Francisco
9/22/2011	Green Walking Tour of Downtown Berkeley	East Bay
9/22/2011	Richmond Crop Swap	East Bay
9/22/2011	Smart Growth and Just Growth: the quest for equity in transit-oriented development	East Bay
9/22/2011	Rebuilding Together Fundraiser: Changing Neighborhoods, Changing Lives	San Francisco
9/22/2011	Class: Ferment! Lacto-Fermenting for Flavor & Health	East Bay
9/23/2011 - 9/25/2011	Seed to Salve: An Introduction to Herbal Living	Mendocino County
9/23/2011	Conscientious Projector Film: The Battle of Chernobyl	East Bay
9/23/2011	Bay Area Social Equity Caucus Meeting: Assessing the Redistricting Process	East Bay
9/23/2011 - 9/25/2011	Art of Community: Creating Sustainable Culture Through Cooperation	North Bay
9/23/2011 - 9/25/2011	Eat Real Festival	East Bay
9/23/2011 - 9/24/2011	Art Exhibit: Art at the SF Dump	San Francisco
9/24/2011	Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Spinning	North Bay
9/24/2011 - 11/19/2011	Tracking and Nature Connection Series	SF Bay Area
9/24/2011 - 9/25/2011	Ploughshares Nursery Harvest Season Clearance Sale	East Bay
9/24/2011	Community Meeting: Community Gardens in El Cerrito	East Bay
9/24/2011	AnimalPalooza!	San Francisco
9/24/2011	Food N' Justice with Phat Beets: Deconstructing Racism in the Food System	East Bay
9/24/2011	Food N' Justice with Phat Beets: Phat Flea's Market and Bazaar	East Bay
9/24/2011	Class: Soils 101	San Francisco
9/24/2011	National Public Lands Day	
9/24/2011	Wild, Foraged, & Indigenous Foods Celebration at Berkeley Farmers' Market	East Bay
9/24/2011	Pie Ranch Fundraiser Dinner - This Land is Your Land	San Mateo County
9/24/2011	Free Compost for Berkeley Residents	East Bay
9/24/2011	Class: Top Ten Herbs to Grow	Peninsula
9/24/2011	Eat Real Bike Tour	East Bay
9/24/2011	Slow Food San Francisco Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference	San Francisco
9/24/2011	Garden Talk: Preparing for Winter: Planting Cover Crops, etc.	East Bay
9/24/2011	San Josť Clean Energy Showcase	South Bay
9/24/2011 - 11/7/2011	Class: Introduction to Green Building and Ecological Design Lab	East Bay
9/24/2011	Moving Planet Mobilization: Berkeley bike ride, BART gathering, and SF parade	
9/25/2011	Peralta Community Garden's Annual Open House	East Bay
9/25/2011	Sea Turtle Restoration Project's Leatherback and Whale Watching Tour	SF Bay Area
9/25/2011	Veg Speed Dating	San Francisco
9/25/2011	UC Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale	East Bay
9/25/2011	San Francisco Lymewalk	San Francisco
9/25/2011	Piedmont Harvest Festival	East Bay
Carrie Bennett
Ecology Center

Send event listings to calendar@ecologycenter.org
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Thanks to David K. and James for assistance.
Thanks to Beck and David R. for guidance.


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