Bay Area EcoCalendar

The Bay Area EcoCalendar is a extensive listing of local environmental classes, workshops, exhibits, tours, films, and other events. Subscribe to receive a bi-weekly email version of the EcoCalendar. To submit an event for consideration, please email a brief description of the event, including: what, when, where, who, how much $, and any contact info, preferably at least two weeks in advance of the event.

Plastic-Free July Event Series
Take the Plastic-Free July challenge and be part of a worldwide movement of people learning how to lower our plastic footprint. We’re hosting a series of events for Plastic-Free July, head to our page for the line up of events and resources to go plastic-free!

Ecology Center Events

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Date Title Location
7/13/2014 Plastic-Free July Workshop #2: Plastic-Free Show and Tell Berkeley
7/13/2014 Well, Being Berkeley
7/19/2014 Berkeley Marina Shoreline Clean-up Berkeley
7/19/2014 Cooking Demo with HuNia’s Kitchen Berkeley
7/20/2014 EcoHouse Tour: Climate Action and Adaptation–FULL Berkeley
7/24/2014 Book Release Party: Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy and Nut Cheese at Home Berkeley
7/25/2014 Building the Movement Against Fracking Berkeley
7/27/2014 Plastic-Free July Workshop #3: Plastic-Free Potluck Celebration Berkeley
8/7/2014 The Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting toilets and urine reuse Berkeley
10/16/2014 The Zero Food Waste Forum Berkeley

Community Events

Date Title Location
through 9/7/2014 Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Central California Coast: 6-month Spring/Summer Classroom and Field Study Program
through 7/30/2014 International Environmental Institute: Meets in East Bay and Oaxaca, Mexico
through 9/14/2014 Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Nevada: A Bioregional Exploration
through 9/27/2014 Farm School 2014 San Francisco
through 9/6/2014 Alameda County Master Gardeners at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers’ Market Berkeley
through 9/4/2014 Exhibit: Reimagining Progress: Production, Consumption, and Alternative Economies Berkeley
through 8/10/2014 Ecology of Leadership Summer Program Bolinas
through 7/30/2014 Certified Green Building Professional Training Plus Optional Exam Oakland
through 7/14/2014 Two Week Permaculture Design Intensive Bolinas
through 9/29/2014 Transition Berkeley Ohlone Greenway Summer Crop Swaps Berkeley
through 7/26/2014 SCRAP Art: Creative Reuse in the Bayview San Francisco
through 7/24/2014 Feature Writing: Writing The Story And Getting It Out As A Freelancer Oakland
through 5/22/2015 Course: Ecological Landscaper Immersion Program Sebastopol
through 8/23/2014 St. Francis Square: Celebrating 50 Years of Cooperative Living San Francisco
through 8/1/2014 Green Stuff Summer Camp – Kids Ages: 5-7 Berkeley
through 8/11/2014 Green Stuff Summer Camp, Kids Ages: 8-10 Berkeley
through 7/31/2014 LaborFest
through 7/12/2014 Youth Empowered Action Camp — Oregon Molalla
through 7/13/2014 Oil By Rail Week of Action
through 7/27/2014 Plant Drawing and Identification with Dan Dart-McLean Oakland
through 7/13/2014 Digging Dog Nursery’s Dog-Gone Super Summer Plant Sale Albion
through 7/13/2014 Facilitation for Group Decision-making Occidental
through 7/12/2014 Sharing Economy Challenge Berkeley
7/12/2014 Refinery Corridor Healing Walk Rodeo
7/12/2014 Play Symposium — Play: Vital for Development Stanford
7/12/2014 Urban Composting San Francisco
7/12/2014 Class: Landscape Watering San Francisco
7/12/2014 Cheese Making 10: Yogurt, Fresh Cheeses & Feta Oakland
7/12/2014 WPA Bus Tour San Francisco
7/12/2014 San Francisco Waterfront Labor History Walk San Francisco
7/12/2014 Charli Danielsen – Fire and Water in the Summer Landscape Berkeley
7/12/2014 City Slicker Farms Second Saturday Tour Oakland
7/12/2014 Succulent Gardens Workshop Alameda
7/12/2014 Big Gardens in Small Places: The Adventures of Container Gardening Dublin
7/12/2014 Lafayette’s Amazing Natural History Lafayette
7/12/2014 Fundraiser for West Virginia Water Crisis San Francisco
7/13/2014 Landscape Watering Richmond
7/13/2014 Home Mushroom Cultivation Workshop Oakland
UC Davis Extension, Land Use and Natural Resources Online Class: LEED Building Certification
Sarah’s Science Camp – Enchanted Forest Castro Valley
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Earth Builders Berkeley
7/16/2014 Pedestrian – Bicycle Webinar Oakland
7/16/2014 Seamless Transit San Francisco
7/16/2014 Get Food Education in Every School: Join the National Initiative!
7/16/2014 Take Charge of Your Health: Techniques for Self-Healing San Francisco
7/16/2014 Food First Presents: The Quinoa Quandry: Whats at stake in the superfood debate Berkeley
7/16/2014 All About Dehydration North Oakland
7/16/2014 Cooking Club: Summer Salads Oakland
SCInet Solar Cooking Convention Sacramento
7/17/2014 Fossil Free UC Rally San Francisco
7/17/2014 New Title 24 Requirements and Holistic Building Performance Modeling San Francisco
7/17/2014 The Garden Project San Bruno
7/17/2014 Film: Thin Ice: The Inside Story of Climate Science Tiburon
7/17/2014 Music for Good: Future Twin, Feral Fauna, Derek of Owl Paws in support of Bay Localize San Francisco
Healing Through Food, Gardening, Herbs, and Ceremony: Remembering Our Way Occidental
7/18/2014 Port Chicago History Program for Young Adults Richmond
7/18/2014 Frozen 2014: Best Environmental Documentaries San Francisco
7/18/2014 Film: Empire of Shame San Francisco
7/18/2014 Black Mountain Circle Film Series: A River Changes Course Point Reyes Station
7/19/2014 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Summer Celebration Sunol
7/19/2014 Free Compost for Berkeley Residents Berkeley
7/19/2014 Raising Backyard Goats and Chickens Hopland
7/19/2014 Grow Your Own Food San Francisco
7/19/2014 Edible Landscaping Tour Palo Alto
7/19/2014 Ecology Action Research Mini-Farm/Garden Short Tour Willits
7/19/2014 Help Preserve the Hillside Natural Area El Cerrito
7/19/2014 Berkeley Spark 2.0 Arts and Innovation Festival Berkeley
7/19/2014 Native Bees and Native Plants: Pollination for the People! North Oakland
7/19/2014 Meet Your Maker: A mini festival of Bay Area cultural innovators Berkeley
7/19/2014 Lotions and Potions: Make Your Own Skin Care Products North Oakland
7/19/2014 SCRAP Party Family Day at The Reclaimed Room San Francisco
7/20/2014 The 11th Annual Berkeley Path Wanderers Association Summer Path-a-thon Berkeley
7/20/2014 Learn the Art & Science of Herbal Medicine Making San Anselmo
7/20/2014 Free Garden Class: Container Gardening Berkeley
7/20/2014 Mushroom Cultivation North Oakland
7/20/2014 Sunday Suppers East Bay Oakland
Sarah’s Science Camp – Eco Week Castro Valley
Teen Environmental Leadership Academy San Rafael
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Farm Detectives Berkeley
Kid’s Carpentry Camp Albany
Camp Solar: Kids Summer Camp Hopland
7/22/2014 A Conversation on Climate Change San Francisco
7/22/2014 Rethinking Resiliency San Francisco
7/22/2014 Design Clinic: Urban Animals North Oakland
7/22/2014 Ecology of Awakening Conference Call
7/23/2014 Mission Bay Hidden Water Walk San Francisco
7/24/2014 Menstrual Activism and the Politics of Menstruation With Holy Sponge! Oakland
7/24/2014 The Joy of Drought: A Permaculture Toolkit for Creating Water-Wise Landscapes with Toby Hemenway Petaluma
Not-So-Simple Living Fair Boonville
Permaculture Design Certification – Summer Occidental
7/26/2014 Laundry-to-Landscape: Greywater System Installation Petaluma
7/26/2014 Edible Plants for Shade and Part Shade San Francisco
Berkeley Kite Festival Berkeley
7/26/2014 The Amazing World of Lichens Berkeley
7/26/2014 Summer Pruning Workshop Petaluma
Nature’s Pharmacy: Medicine Making Workshop Ukiah
7/26/2014 Make Your Own Soap Hopland
7/26/2014 Bert Johnson – Manzanitas of the Bay Region Berkeley
7/26/2014 Kitchen Workshop: Pickles Oakland
7/26/2014 The Backyard Apothecary San Francisco
7/26/2014 Ferment! Kombucha, Kvass, Ginger Beer, Whey Sodas & More North Oakland
Youth Empowerment Action Camp — California Ben Lomond
7/27/2014 WPA Berkeley Walk Berkeley
7/27/2014 Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Tour Occidental
7/27/2014 Shabbat: Creating a Havdalah Container Garden Berkeley
Sarah’s Science Camp – Pirates vs. Ninjas Castro Valley
7/28/2014 Crazy About Mammals Walnut Creek
7/30/2014 Restoring the Corte Madera Baylands San Francisco
7/30/2014 Climate Change as a Health Issue San Francisco
7/30/2014 Materials & Resources: Human Health in LEED San Francisco
7/30/2014 The Organic Life: Film and Discussion San Francisco
7/30/2014 Ohlone Herbal Center Open House Berkeley
7/31/2014 Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change San Francisco
7/31/2014 Film Screening: With My Own Two Wheels Lafayette
8/1/2014 Cold Process Soap Making 101 Point Richmond
8/2/2014 Ecology Action Research Mini-Farm/Garden Full Tour Willits
8/2/2014 JFK University – Berkeley Open House Berkeley
8/2/2014 Kitchen Workshop: Tomatoes and Salsa Oakland
8/2/2014 Class: Make Your Own Miso Oakland
8/2/2014 Shorebird Park Nature Center Free Class: Fish Berkeley
CRRA Annual Conference and Tradeshow San Jose
8/3/2014 Colors From Nature: Introduction to Natural Dyeing with Local Plants
Sarah’s Science Camp – All Charged Up! Castro Valley
Summer Day Camp: Meeting Nature through Miwok Eyes Lafayette
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Garden Chefs Berkeley
Super Chef Basics for Teens Albany
8/5/2014 The Birds and the Bees: How Desert Plants Reproduce Walnut Creek
Our Power National Convening Richmond
8/6/2014 Recycling and Environmental Resource Center Public Tour El Cerrito
8/6/2014 From Hiroshima to Fukushima to California: From Nuke Nightmare to Solartopia! Berkeley
8/8/2014 Application Deadline: SF Gardening and Composting Educator Training
8/9/2014 Class: Landscape Watering San Francisco
8/9/2014 Family Program: Gardening 101 for Little Green Thumbs Berkeley
8/9/2014 Greywater Design and Installation Workshop (Richmond) Richmond
8/9/2014 Gardening All Year: Prepping Your Garden for Fall Dublin
8/10/2014 Landscape Watering Richmond
UC Davis Extension Online Class: Green Building Materials and Construction Methods
Sarah’s Science Camp – Flinging Things! Castro Valley
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Earth Builders Berkeley
Kid’s Carpentry Camp, August 2014 Albany
WildCare Nature Camp – Growing Up Wild: Ages 3.5 – 5 San Rafael
8/12/2014 Year Round Vegetable Gardening Berkeley
8/14/2014 Class: Late Summer Seed Saving for Urban Gardeners Oakland
OAEC Fall Plant Sale Occidental
8/16/2014 Ecology Action Research Mini-Farm/Garden Short Tour Willits
8/16/2014 Herbal Tincture Making with TCM Herbs San Francisco
8/16/2014 Class: Cultivating Creativity in the Garden – Permaculture Style Oakland
8/16/2014 Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants: Reading and Book Signing Point Reyes Station
Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Pacific Grove
8/17/2014 Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area: Seasonal Herb Walk Series Berkeley