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$1650/1550 if registered three weeks in advance (includes meals and lodging). The deposit amount for this course is $300.

Permaculture Design Certification

March 1, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center,
15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465 United States
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Whether you currently own property or dream of it, this two-week intensive course will immerse you in information, ideas and inspiration for how to design sustainable, regenerative systems in balance with your home ecosystem. You will learn the ethics, principles… Read more » Find out more »

Outreach Event: BART Oakland Airport Connector

March 3, 2014 - March 7, 2014
Locations in Oakland,
Oakland, CA United States
BART is nearing the completion of the Oakland Airport Connector extension from the Coliseum Station to Oakland International Airport (OAK). The new link will replace the AirBART shuttle bus with a driverless, automated people mover system. The new extension is… Read more » Find out more »
$15 general $10 seniors (ages 65+) and students, with current ID $6 youth, ages 9–17 Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.

Bay Motion: Capturing San Francisco Bay on Film

November 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - June 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California,
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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This unique exhibition of film and video from Prelinger Archives—a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films—explores how the San Francisco Bay and the surrounding region was captured by amateur, professional and industrial camera people. Bay… Read more » Find out more »

Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification for Designing Landscapes – North Bay

March 5, 2014 @ 8:30 am - March 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant,
American Canyon, CA United States
This 24-hour Design Training program is taught by leading experts in stormwater management, soil health, irrigation, plant selection, and more. The Design Training program has two tracks: single-family residential design and civic/commercial/multifamily design. The training program focuses on practical, effective… Read more » Find out more »
9:00 am

Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

March 6, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Edible Schoolyard, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School,
1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
Public tours begin promptly at 9:00 am and include class observation and school lunch discussion. All guests must register online.… Read more » Find out more »
10:00 am
Free with Garden Admission. Adults $10; Seniors (65+), Students $8; Juniors (13 - 17) $5; Children (5 - 12) $2 Children (under 5), UCBG Members, current UCB and LBNL staff, faculty and UC students Free. First Thursday of each month Free.

UC Botanical Garden Fiber and Dye Exhibit

March 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - March 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
University of California Botanical Garden,
200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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The biodiversity of plant-based fibers and dyes is vast! The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley invites you to learn more about the world of natural fibers and dyes. From traditional uses to inspired future innovation in eco-fashion and… Read more » Find out more »
7:00 pm
$5 to $15 sliding scale. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater

March 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecology Center,
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Find out if a greywater system is a good match for your home and landscape in our informative evening slideshow presentation “Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater”. Greywater is water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. Instead of sending it down… Read more » Find out more »
Suggested Donation $5-$10 No one turned away for lack of funds!

Transition Berkeley Presents: Where Has All The Water Gone?

March 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall,
1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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And How Can We Conserve the Water We Have? Transiton Berkeley invites you to join us for an evening of film and conversation about water. We’ll learn about the reasons the water supply is dwindling by viewing a 30 minute… Read more » Find out more »
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