EcoHouse Living Roof Is Featured in Berkeleyside

EcoHouse Living Roof Is Featured in Berkeleyside

Berkeleyside put out a list of “Berkeley’s secret rooftop gardens,” which includes the EcoHouse garden shed living roof. While some of the rooftops listed by Berkeleyside are not accessible to the public, you check out the EcoHouse garden roof up close by attending one of our tours. Look out for an upcoming Ecological Design, or… Read more »

Create Your Raingarden, Next Saturday, 9/22/12

Create Your Raingarden, Next Saturday, 9/22/12

What does your rain garden look like? The fourth event in our “Reclaim, Rebuild, Reskill” series will provide tools and inspiration for integrating water into the landscape. This workshop and skillshare will begin with a slideshow on raingardens and innovative ways to capture and use water, will include a tour of the EcoHouse water features,… Read more »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse 8/13/11

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse 8/13/11

Draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects with a tour that features our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods–strawbale, rammed earth, clay, and cob–all topped with a living roof; our ground-breaking constructed wetlands and simple laundry greywater systems; an… Read more »

Come visit the Ecology Center’s “How-to” Tent at Berkeley Earth Day

Come visit the Ecology Center's "How-to" Tent at Berkeley Earth Day

This Saturday, April 23, the Ecology Center will be hosting free back-to-back mini-workshops on a wide variety of topics, from Top 10 Strategies for Biking in Traffic, to How to Sprout and Disaster Prepare, to Planting a Living Roof. Stop by the tent, located at Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park, to attend any… Read more »