The weather has turned perfect for spending a Saturday in the park in Berkeley – just in time for special events to enrich your Farmers’ Market experience.
On October 1st the Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival offers a celebration of words, writers, and the environment. Hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass, poet and essayist Jane… Read more »
[Press Release] As classes start this week, 700 students entering Berkeley High are going to school with free, stainless steel, reusable water bottles. Made by the Chico-based company Klean Kanteen, the water bottles were distributed at freshman orientation by Youth Scholars from the Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy. This water bottle giveaway was funded by… Read more »
By Nerine Ortiz-Pon, Ecology Center Youth Intern
Within the Ecology Center, there is a section dedicated to films that are available to loan out – a mini-library. As long as you are a current member, you may borrow the movies you want to watch for two weeks, with a five at a time limit. I… Read more »
Written by Julia Cohen & Maria Mejia, Summer 2016 Youth Scholars
On July 14, 2016, Rooted in Community gathered food and environmental youth justice groups from numerous cities in California to celebrate and share their work and interact as a larger community at Pie Ranch. Thirteen youth from Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy attended. The… Read more »
This summer, we’ve been hosting a new cohort of Youth Scholars for our Youth Environmental Academy (YEA). This group of 13 young people have been gaining work experience while learning from an environmental literacy curriculum, Roots of Success. They are paid for their summer internship with us, and as part of their weekly schedule, help… Read more »