Bay Area EcoCalendar

The EcoCalendar is a comprehensive listing of Bay Area environmental and social justice classes, workshops, exhibits, tours, films, and events. Subscribe to receive a bi-weekly email version of the Eco-Calendar. Click on event title to view full description.

Ecology Center Events

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Date Title Location
2/23/2017 City of Berkeley’s New Urban Agriculture Package Berkeley
3/2/2017 Graywater 101 Berkeley
3/10/2017 Bay Area Seed Swap & Celebration Berkeley
3/12/2017 10 Plants for Color Author Talk and Demonstration Berkeley
3/18/2017 Laundry to Landscape: Hands-on Graywater Workshop Berkeley

Community Events

Date Title Location
through 4/24/2017 Plant Communities in the Bay Area Berkeley
through 3/31/2017 How to Learn the Plant Families of California Berkeley
through 5/31/2017 ROOTS: Reclaiming Origins Of Traditional Sustainability El Sobrante
through 2/25/2017 Workshop Series: Growing Food for Beginners
through 6/25/2017 The Edible Schoolyard Academy Berkeley
through 4/21/2017 Building with Earth and Straw Part 1: Insulating Straw Walls Capay Valley
through 4/28/2017 Building with Earth and Straw Part 2: Earthen Floors & Plasters Capay Valley
through 5/5/2017 Building with Earth and Straw Part 3: Natural Finishes Capay Valley
through 4/3/2017 InnovationWorks: Designing and Building with Bamboo Santa Barbara
through 5/3/2017 Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification for Rating Landscapes
2/23/2017 Scaled-Up Sustainability San Francisco
2/23/2017 Race, Equity and the Future of Oakland Oakland
2/23/2017 Landscape Irrigation and Lighting Bits and Parts A Practical Introduction Happy Hour Richmond
2/23/2017 Workshop: Earth Pigment Watercolor Make and Paint San Francisco
2/23/2017 Weigh Concord’s Community Choice Energy Options Concord
2/23/2017 Hear the Downside of Cap-and-Trade
2/23/2017 The Art of Homemade Miso Oakland
2/24/2017
2/25/2017
Diablo Valley College Horticulture Spring Plant Sale Pleasant Hill
2/24/2017 Black Hands in the Soil: A Film Celebration of Black Farming Oakland
2/25/2017 Gardening All Year: Prepping Your Edible Garden for Spring San Pablo
2/25/2017 Youth for the Environment and Sustainability Conference San Francisco
2/25/2017 Intro to Natural Beekeeping El Sobrante
2/25/2017 Community Day: Grand Opening Celebration at the New Presidio Visitor Center San Francisco
2/26/2017 Everything You Need to Know About Backyard Chickens Alameda
2/26/2017 Workshop and Field Trip: All About Nettles Marin
2/26/2017 Everything You Need to Know About Backyard Chickens Alameda
2/26/2017 Year Round Varroa Mite Management aka How to Have Your Hive Survive the Winter Oakland
2/27/2017 Oakland and Prosperity for All: Oakland Newcomers Speak Oakland
2/28/2017
3/1/2017
California Climate and Agriculture Summit Davis
2/28/2017 Raise your Voice for the Delta Sacramento
3/1/2017 Bay Area Foraging: Food From the Wild Oakland
3/2/2017
3/4/2017
MobilizeGreen Conference: Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair Oakland
3/2/2017
3/3/2017
Migrant Labor and Global Health Conference Davis
3/2/2017 Off the Reef Gala San Francisco
3/2/2017 Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Berkeley
3/2/2017 Protecting California’s Water: The Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan Mountain View
3/2/2017 Protecting California’s Water: The Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan with Peter Drekmeier Mountain View
3/4/2017
3/5/2017
Biological Soil Management for Nutrient Dense Crop Production Sebastopol
3/4/2017 DIG IN Workshops Part I: Raised Bed Construction San Francisco
3/4/2017 Workshop: Urban Composting San Francisco
3/4/2017
12/2/2017
GARDEN: Literacy for Environmental Justice San Francisco
3/4/2017 How to Grow from Seeds and Cuttings Alameda
3/4/2017 Seeds for Color: Natural Dyes with Annatto, Acorn, Avocado and Hopi Black Dye Berkeley
3/4/2017 Gardening All Year: Preparing Your Edible Garden for Spring Dublin
3/5/2017 Bee Medicine Making with Honey, 
Beeswax, and Propolis Berkeley
3/5/2017 Workshop: Three Cheeses In Three Hours with Wine Emeryville
3/5/2017 Backyard Mushroom Cultivation Oakland
3/5/2017 Candlemaking with 
Beeswax Berkeley
3/5/2017 Beekeeping Through the Seasons Oakland
3/7/2017 Africans Food Sovereignty Working Group: How can Genomics Enable Food Sovereignty in Africa? Berkeley
3/8/2017 Film Screening: Racing to Zero in Pursuit of Zero Waste Oakland
3/8/2017 Mushrooms and iNaturalist Training Oakland
3/9/2017 Zero Waste Community Principles and Tools San Francisco
3/9/2017 Film Screening: Before the Flood Berkeley
3/10/2017 Native Nations March San Francisco
3/11/2017
3/12/2017
Introductory Plant Morphology for the Botanically Curious Berkeley
3/11/2017 Dig In Workshop Series Part II – Growing Healthy Soil San Francisco
3/11/2017 Design Your Bay-Friendly Garden Richmond
3/11/2017 UC Botanical Garden: Fiber and Dye Family Day Berkeley
3/11/2017 SunWork: Volunteer Solar Installer Orientation Berkeley
3/12/2017 Backyard Beekeeping Berkeley
3/12/2017 Veggie Gardening 101: Yard-to-Table Essentials Oakland
3/13/2017 Building Resilience: From Theory to Management Berkeley
3/14/2017 Bay Currents Talk: Stopping the Coal and Oil Trains Albany
3/16/2017 UC Botanical Tour: Fiber and Dye Plants from Around the World Berkeley
3/16/2017 Workshop: Earth Pigment Watercolor Make and Paint San Francisco
3/16/2017 Golden Gate Audubon Speaker Series: Least Terns in Alameda Berkeley
3/16/2017 Golden Gate Audubon Speaker Series: Conservation Victories Berkeley
3/17/2017
3/19/2017
Geography of Hope Conference Point Reyes Station
3/18/2017 California Native Plant Propagation: How to Create Plants from Seeds, Cuttings, and Divisions Walnut Creek
3/18/2017 Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Fair Berkeley
3/18/2017 DIG IN Workshop Series Part III: DIY Drip Irrigation San Francisco
3/18/2017 Workshop: Gardening the San Francisco Way San Francisco
3/18/2017 Year Round Vegetable Gardening A to Z Alameda
3/19/2017 Annual Zero Waste Youth Convergence San Francisco
3/19/2017 Workshop: Crafting Brie & Camembert at Home Emeryville
3/19/2017 Plant-based Paint Making with BioHue Berkeley
3/21/2017 Water Conservation Showcase San Francisco
3/21/2017 Northern California Recycling Association: Recycling Update Berkeley
3/21/2017 Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement Berkeley
3/23/2017 Film Screening: Dogtown Redemption Berkeley
3/25/2017 Workshop: Bring On the Bees San Pablo
3/25/2017 DIG IN Workshop Series Part IV: Planting Calendar and Crop Rotation San Francisco
3/25/2017 Workshop: Sustainable Edibles San Francisco
3/25/2017 The Plant Exchange Oakland
3/25/2017 Beekeeping Workshop: Hands-On Hive Inspection Class
3/25/2017 The Ecological Crisis: Taking Responsibility and Cultivating Hope Berkeley
3/25/2017 Big Gardens in Small Spaces: The Adventures of Container Gardening San Lorenzo
3/25/2017 Cooking up a Second Act: Narratives and Images of Women’s Transformation through Food Work with Kimberly Nettles-Barcelón San Francisco
3/26/2017 Intro To Natural Beekeeping El Sobrante
3/26/2017 Monoprint Resist with Plant Dyes using Itajime Resist Technique with Angelina DeAntonis Berkeley
3/26/2017 Bay Nature Institute’s Local Hero Awards Dinner San Francisco
3/30/2017
4/2/2017
50 Plant Families in the Field: San Francisco Bay Area
4/1/2017 Natural Dyes from Plants in the Garden Berkeley
4/1/2017 DIG IN Workshop Series Part V: Planting Your Edible Garden San Francisco
4/6/2017 Workshop: Tending a Native Garden Berkeley
4/6/2017 Oakland EarthEXPO Oakland
4/8/2017 DIG IN Workshop Series Part VI: Care and Harvest of Your Backyard Garden San Francisco
4/8/2017 Workshop: Making the Most out of Your Urban Yard San Francisco
4/8/2017 Berkeley Bay Festival Berkeley
4/8/2017 The Index of Public Tastes: Reading Supermarket Shelves with Tom Hertweck San Francisco
4/10/2017 Cropping System Diversification in the U.S. Corn Belt for Enhanced Performance and Resilience Berkeley
4/13/2017 Zero Waste Community Planning San Francisco
4/13/2017 California Farmworkers’ Rights: What Can Be Done in the Age of Trump? Berkeley
4/15/2017 Workshop: Urban Chickens and Ducks San Francisco
4/15/2017 Homesteading 101: Cultivate Edible Mushrooms in Your Own Garden Palo Alto
4/18/2017 Paul Hawken: How to Drawdown Now San Francisco
4/18/2017 Bay Currents Talk: How California Rivers and Lakes Work Albany
4/20/2017 Rising Sun Energy Center: Bright Night Berkeley
4/22/2017 Workshop: Hugelkulture San Pablo
4/22/2017 Crack the Concrete: Environmentally-Friendly Hardscaping Workshop San Francisco
4/22/2017 Workshop: Compost 101 Alameda
4/23/2017 Build Your Own Natural Bee Hive: Including an Overview of the Warre Method El Sobrante
4/28/2017
4/30/2017
Northern California Seaweeds Bodega Bay
4/29/2017 Workshop: Planting and Cooking with Herbs San Francisco
4/29/2017 Workshop: Pest Management the Organic Way San Francisco
4/30/2017 Fancy Food Workshop: A Curated Collection of Food Preservation Skills Emeryville
5/6/2017 Gardening 101: The Basics San Pablo
5/6/2017
5/7/2017
Bay Area Bringing Back the Natives Tour
5/14/2017 Workshop: Vegetative Propagation of California Native Plants Berkeley
5/20/2017 Garden Preservation: Kimchi and Kraut San Francisco
5/20/2017 Workshop: Eat What You Grow San Pablo
5/27/2017 Intermediate Container Gardening Alameda
6/17/2017 Workshop: Demystifying Your Irrigation System San Francisco
6/17/2017 Beginning Herbal Medicine Making El Sobrante
6/17/2017 Summer Fruit Tree Thinning and Pruning for Quality Palo Alto
6/24/2017 Organic Gardening 101: How to Grow Without Pesticides Palo Alto
7/15/2017 Gardening All Year: Preparing Your Garden for Fall San Pablo
9/17/2017 Creating an Herbal Apothecary El Sobrante
9/23/2017 Climate Change in California: Past, Present, and Future Berkeley
10/7/2017 Insect–Induced Plant Galls of California Berkeley
12/8/2017
12/10/2017
Mushrooms of the Bay Area Berkeley