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
7/24/2014 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
8/14/2014 North Berkeley Farmers’ Market 10 Year Birthday Party Berkeley
8/15/2014 Climate Refugees: Award-Winning Documentary Screening 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 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 7/27/2014 Plant Drawing and Identification with Dan Dart-McLean Oakland
through 8/25/2014 UC Davis Extension, Land Use and Natural Resources Online Class: LEED Building Certification
through 10/3/2014 Summertime Fun Recycling Berkeley
through 7/25/2014 Sarah’s Science Camp – Eco Week
through 8/1/2014 Teen Environmental Leadership Academy San Rafael
through 7/25/2014 Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Farm Detectives Berkeley
through 7/24/2014 Kid’s Carpentry Camp Albany
through 7/24/2014 Camp Solar: Kids Summer Camp Hopland
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
7/25/2014 The Lunchbox Project at Bites Off Broadway Oakland
7/25/2014 Chautauqua Revue – Storytelling Occidental
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 Alameda County Master Gardeners Edible Landscape Tour
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 Build Your Own Aquaponics Garden Oakland
7/26/2014 Bert Johnson – Manzanitas of the Bay Region Berkeley
7/26/2014 Kitchen Workshop: Pickles Oakland
7/26/2014 Fixit Clinic for Small Items San Carlos
7/26/2014 Pedalfest Oakland
7/26/2014 The Backyard Apothecary San Francisco
7/26/2014 Ferment! Kombucha, Kvass, Ginger Beer, Whey Sodas and More North Oakland
7/26/2014 SCRAP Art Closing Reception San Francisco
Youth Empowerment Action Camp — California Ben Lomond
7/27/2014 WPA Berkeley Walk Berkeley
7/27/2014 Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Tour Occidental
Sarah’s Science Camp – Pirates vs. Ninjas
7/28/2014 Crazy About Mammals Walnut Creek
7/28/2014 Ohlone Greenway Crop Swap Berkeley
7/29/2014 Bay Area Commuter Benefits Webinar
7/29/2014 Advanced Seed Saving Techniques Class Richmond
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 and 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
Green at Home Volunteer Training Palo Alto
7/31/2014 Film Screening: With My Own Two Wheels Lafayette
7/31/2014 Film and Discussion: Freedom Riders Berkeley
8/1/2014 Cold Process Soap Making 101 Point Richmond
8/1/2014 Application Deadline: Good Food Awards
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 Berkeley
8/3/2014 Headlands Center for the Arts Presents: Energy Transfers with Hugh Pocock Sausalito
Sarah’s Science Camp – All Charged Up!
Summer Day Camp: Meeting Nature through Miwok Eyes Lafayette
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Garden Chefs Berkeley
Super Chef Basics for Teens Albany
8/4/2014 Urban Cycling 101: Classroom Workshop Berkeley
8/5/2014 The Birds and the Bees: How Desert Plants Reproduce Walnut Creek
Our Power National Convening Richmond
8/6/2014 Coffee Constitutional: East Side Campus Walk Berkeley
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
8/7/2014 Nina Teicholz: The Big Fat Surprise – Are Butter, Meat and Cheese Healthy? San Francisco
8/8/2014 Application Deadline: SF Gardening and Composting Educator Training
8/8/2014 Summertime Fun Recycling Show: Comedy Night and Open Mic Berkeley
Permaculture Practicum with Darren Doherty Castro Valley
8/9/2014 Class: Landscape Watering San Francisco
8/9/2014 Urban Cycling 101: Classroom Workshop Oakland
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 The Paths of Kensington and Sunset View Cemetery Kensington
8/9/2014 Habitat Gardening Workshop Alameda
8/9/2014 Gardening All Year: Prepping Your Garden for Fall Dublin
8/10/2014 Summer Intensive Preserving Workshop Emeryville
8/10/2014 Landscape Watering Richmond
8/10/2014 Small-Scale Gardening Workshop Berkeley
8/10/2014 Summertime Fun Recycling Show: Writing Teachers Write Berkeley
UC Davis Extension Online Class: Green Building Materials and Construction Methods
Sarah’s Science Camp – Flinging Things!
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
8/15/2014 Albany Bike About Town Albany
8/16/2014 San Francisco Street Food Festival San Francisco
OAEC Fall Plant Sale Occidental
8/16/2014 Neighbor-to-Neighbor Lawn Conversion Party Castro Valley
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 Green Thumbs Workshop Alameda
8/16/2014 Bat Night at Olompali Novato
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 Putting the Squeeze on Varroa Mites Berkeley
8/17/2014 Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area: Seasonal Herb Walk Series Berkeley
8/17/2014 La Cocina Food & Entrepreneurship Conference San Francisco
8/17/2014 Cheesemaking: Mozarrella Berkeley
8/17/2014 Sunday Suppers East Bay Oakland
Geomorphic and Ecological Fundamentals for River and Stream Restoration Truckee
8/18/2014 Berkeley City College Fall 2014 Classes Begin August 18th Berkeley
Sarah’s Science Camp – Arcade Science
Urban Adamah Summer Camp: Global Village Berkeley
2014 California Adaptation Forum Sacramento
Coho Confab Cresscent City
8/23/2014 Lose a Lawn, Get a Garden Walnut Creek
8/23/2014 Home Composting Workshop St Helena
OAEC Fall Plant Sale Occidental
8/23/2014 Garden Cooking with Chef Joni San Jose
8/24/2014 Magical Mystery Farm Tour Berkeley
8/24/2014 Introduction to Aquaponics Berkeley
8/24/2014 Volunteer Work Day Berkeley
Sarah’s Science Camp – Sarah’s Favorite Projects
8/27/2014 Film Screening: Trashed Berkeley
Edible and Medicinal Plants of Northwest California: Klamath Mountains to North Coast Cresscent City
8/28/2014 UC Davis Extension Class: Wetlands Regulation and Mitigation Sacramento
Introduction to Herbal Medicine – Concord Weekend Intensive Concord
8/30/2014 Free Compost for Berkeley Residents Berkeley
9/1/2014 Art Submission Deadline: We All Live In Bhopal
Advanced Permaculture Practicum (6 Month Permaculture Apprenticeship Training) Bolinas
9/3/2014 Recycling and Environmental Resource Center Public Tour El Cerrito
Seeds Community Resolution Center’s: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills Class Berkeley
9/5/2014 We Want Your Photos!
9/5/2014 Cold Process Soap Making 101 Point Richmond
9/7/2014 OAEC Tour and Open Nursery Occidental
National Heirloom Exposition Santa Rosa
9/9/2014 The Coming Revolution in Urban Water Systems Albany
North American Passive House Conference Burlingame