Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15

Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15
This Saturday, we are hosting a casual, all ages and all skill levels craft workshop from 12 – 3 PM. Drop in and choose from three tables of free crafting activities! Learn to make decorative wreaths out of re-purposed books (check out the example in the photo); create your own customized potato print wrapping paper;… Read more »

Soda Politics Book Launch: An Evening with Marion Nestle, 11/4/15

Soda Politics Book Launch: An Evening with Marion Nestle, 11/4/15
It’s been one year since Berkeley passed the groundbreaking soda tax. The efforts of that campaign is recognized in a new book Soda Politics by a national thought-leader on public health policies, Marion Nestle. She will be giving a free talk in Berkeley this Wednesday evening at the David Brower Center, make sure you get… Read more »

Solving the Climate Crisis: Carbon Pricing 101, 11/2/15

Solving the Climate Crisis: Carbon Pricing 101, 11/2/15
The clock is ticking for our climate, and for leaders to take action at talks in Paris this December. One strategy is to put a price on carbon pollution – and carbon pricing efforts are already underway at the state and national level. Join us for an educational forum on how carbon pricing can help… Read more »

Does El Niño Mean the Drought Will End? Time to Keep Saving Water with our Laundry to Landscape Greywater Class, 10/31/15

Does El Niño Mean the Drought Will End? Time to Keep Saving Water with our Laundry to Landscape Greywater Class, 10/31/15
What does an El Niño season mean for the drought? Forecasts predict a wet, and warm winter. Big storms will help replenish reservoirs and ground water, but without cold enough temperatures to rebuild snowpack, California’s drought won’t be resolved with one wet winter. Even so, the drought has had an amazing impact on urban residents’… Read more »

Pest Control Questions? Get Answers at Pest Fest, 10/25/15

Pest Control Questions? Get Answers at Pest Fest, 10/25/15
Ants, rodents, or slugs – keeping unwelcome critters out of your home and garden doesn’t have to be scary. Join us at the Ecology Center for Pest Fest on Sunday, October 25, 12-4pm! We will have information on least-toxic pest control methods and products, expert speakers, and activities for all ages. Let us know you’re… Read more »