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 »