Tiny Houses with New Avenue Homes, 10/14/14

Tiny Houses with New Avenue Homes, 10/14/14
Tiny houses bring big benefits, from encouraging simple and resource efficient living, to increasing density in neighborhoods. Join us and New Avenue Homes on Tuesday, October 14 at 7pm for an event on the trend of tiny house development here in the Bay Area. Kevin Casey of New Avenue Homes brings over 6 years of… Read more »

ArtHop! At the Ecology Center Store, 11/8/13

ArtHop! At the Ecology Center Store, 11/8/13
Next Friday, from 5-7 PM will be a one-night West Berkeley art event, showcasing the work of local artists at 12 neighborhood businesses. The Ecology Center Store is one of the locations, and we’re excited to welcome recycled-glass artists in our space! It’s going to be a fun evening of art and socializing, brought to… Read more »

The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control, 8/8/13

The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control, 8/8/13
Join us on Thursday, August 8th, from 7 pm – 9 pm, at the Ecology Center to hear about solutions for managing garden pests. Recently revised, “The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control” is an update of the popular book, originally published in 1995, for 21st century gardeners. This guide offers alternatives to pesticides, using… Read more »

Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13

Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13
Our homes make up a large fraction of our energy needs (and bills) largely due to heating and air-conditioning. A Deep Energy Retrofit is a home makeover oriented toward energy efficiency, and can slash your energy bills by 50%-90%! The result? You save money, of course, but you also make your older home a more… Read more »

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12
Learn how to collect rain to reuse in your front or backyard. Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher will talk about their new book, Creating Rain Gardens, covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden. The authors walk… Read more »