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Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival
Saturday | October 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm — 4:30 pm
Civic Center Park | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
“Stand Up for the Earth” with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass, poet and essayist Jane Hirshfield, famed journalist, ‘crazy’ wiseman, and Buddhist teacher Wes ‘Scoop’ Nisker, poet and nature writer Alison Hawthorne Deming, poets Juliana Spahr, John Shoptaw, Pireeni Sundaralingam, Ohlone Indian descendant Vincent Medina, California Poets in the Schools K-12 students, The Barry Finnerty Trio, and more!
Strawberry Creek Walk meets at Oxford and Center Streets, Berkeley, in the Redwood Grove (southeast corner of Oxford at Center, near the sculpture of the World Globe as you enter the UC campus). A walk along beautiful Strawberry Creek on the UC Berkeley campus to the Watershed festival led by poet/eco-educator Chris Olander with readings by poet/biologist Maya Khosla, Judy Halebsky, Katherine Hastings, and Bill Vartnaw, with nature commentary on Strawberry Creek by Tim Pine (at 10am), UC Berkeley Environmental Health and Safety DepartmentVisit Event Website >>