Walk and Talk for Measure D, Berkeley’s Soda Tax

Walk and Talk for Measure D, Berkeley's Soda Tax
The Ecology Center strongly supports the Berkeley Soda Tax, which will be on the ballot in November. We are part of a wide grassroots effort, fighting for the health of the next generation. August and September are prime times for canvassing and phone banking for the Berkeley vs. Big Soda campaign, so we urge our… Read more »

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley’s Next Success, 10/13/13

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley's Next Success, 10/13/13
We’re preparing for the return of Sunday Streets Berkeley on Sunday, October 13. The event will close two miles of downtown Berkeley to car traffic, and bring thousands of people out to stroll, bike, dance and play in the open street. Activities this year will include kids’ bike rodeo, bike repair, yoga, chess, pedal-powered music,… Read more »

Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13

Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13
The annual Coastal Cleanup day is a worldwide event to protect our waterways and marine wildlife from pollution. Most of the litter in our waterways is lightweight plastic – caps, bottles and bags make up three of the top five most commonly found objects on past clean up days. Plastic bags and other lightweight plastic… Read more »

Watershed Poetry Festival this Saturday, 9/29/12

Watershed Poetry Festival this Saturday, 9/29/12
This annual event will be back in Civic Center Park, adjacent to our Saturday Farmers’ Market. This year’s festival is dedicated to the life and work of Ernest Callenbach, a writer and long time member of the Ecology Center. Activities for the day include poetry readings by U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman,… Read more »