Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, 6/29/14

Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, 6/29/14
Have you ever tried to cut down your plastic-use? It’s easier to get started with support from those who have done it before, and to stay motivated by joining a group of others to kick the plastic habit together. Get inspired with ideas to reduce your plastic use at Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, Sunday, June… Read more »

Join Plastic-Free July, Film and Discussion: “Plastic Paradise,” 6/26/14

Join Plastic-Free July, Film and Discussion: "Plastic Paradise," 6/26/14
Join the Ecology Center and our team of plastic-free activists and organizations in taking the Plastic-Free July challenge. Our first event to get you ready for the month-long challenge is a panel discussion and film screening of “Plastic Paradise,” on Thursday, June 26th. “Plastic Paradise” explores the problem of plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean.… Read more »

Greywater Action Presents: Drought Proof Your Landscape with Greywater, 6/12/14

Greywater Action Presents: Drought Proof Your Landscape with Greywater, 6/12/14
Interested in Reusing Greywater? Come to an evening presentation on Thursday, June 12th at the Ecology Center. Greywater is water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. Instead of sending it down the sewer it can be safely and simply redirected into the landscape for irrigation. Reusing household greywater saves water, saves time, and reduces water… Read more »

Empty Reservoirs, Fallow Fields: Panel Discussion on Drought, Climate and Food, 5/27/14

Empty Reservoirs, Fallow Fields: Panel Discussion on Drought, Climate and Food, 5/27/14
This is the first of two events we have coming up that look at the impact the drought and climate change will have on our food system. In the coming years, drought, hotter temperatures, and extreme weather will team up to reduce crop yields around the world, making food scarcer and more expensive. Here in… Read more »

Panel and Farm Tour: Two Upcoming Events Tap into Drought, Climate and Food Systems

Panel and Farm Tour: Two Upcoming Events Tap into Drought, Climate and Food Systems
The worst of the drought is looming for farmers. Consumers nationwide may get hit with rising food prices through the summer. Yet the impacts of the drought may go far beyond this summer: our local food system is adapting to a future with a volatile climate. We have two back to back events that will… Read more »