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Permaculture Design Certification

March 1, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, 15290 Coleman Valley Road
Occidental, CA 95465 United States
$300. - $1650

Whether you currently own property or dream of it, this two-week intensive course will immerse you in information, ideas and inspiration for how to design sustainable, regenerative systems in balance with your home ecosystem. You will learn the ethics, principles and practice … Continue reading

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Outreach Event: BART Oakland Airport Connector

March 3, 2014 - March 7, 2014
Locations in Oakland, Oakland, CA United States

BART is nearing the completion of the Oakland Airport Connector extension from the Coliseum Station to Oakland International Airport (OAK). The new link will replace the AirBART shuttle bus with a driverless, automated people mover system. The new extension is … Continue reading

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Bay Motion: Capturing San Francisco Bay on Film

November 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - June 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
$6 - $65

This unique exhibition of film and video from Prelinger Archives—a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films—explores how the San Francisco Bay and the surrounding region was captured by amateur, professional and industrial camera people. Bay … Continue reading

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8:30 am

Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification for Designing Landscapes – North Bay

March 5, 2014 @ 8:30 am - March 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant, American Canyon, CA United States

This 24-hour Design Training program is taught by leading experts in stormwater management, soil health, irrigation, plant selection, and more. The Design Training program has two tracks: single-family residential design and civic/commercial/multifamily design. The training program focuses on practical, effective … Continue reading

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9:00 am

Water Heaters: Past, Present, and Future

March 5, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Truitt & White, 1817 2nd Street
Berkeley, CA 94710-1902 United States

Even though the residential storage water heater you installed today looks very much like the water heaters installed ten years ago, there have been significant changes in how storage water heaters are designed and manufactured over the past decade. In … Continue reading

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Green Homes Expertise for Real Estate Professionals

March 5, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

More sales and future referrals can be the benefits for real estate professionals and contractors who guide their clients to a "green" home--one that is usually healthier, more comfortable, and costs less to operate than typical homes. The growing Green … Continue reading

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3:00 pm

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center Public Tour

March 5, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center, 7501 Schmidt Lane
El Cerrito, CA 94530 United States

Tour the City of El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center! See the range of recyclable and reusable materials accepted, find out how the City handles various materials, and learn about the sustainable features and services offered via this community … Continue reading

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6:30 pm

Conservation Speaker Series – Saving the Puma

March 5, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Oakland Zoo, Marian Zimmer Auditorium, 9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA 94605 United States
$10 - $20

Mountain Lions are in crisis, facing increased conservation issues each year as humans encroach further into their habitat. Working with landowners and state agencies, Bay Area Puma Project scientists are using custom GPS-accelerometer collars to track and record pumas and … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmer — Meet Andrew Brait of Full Belly Farm–POSTPONED

March 5, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pollinate Farm and Garden, 2727 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
$5 - $20

In this informative talk, part of Pollinate’s Know Your Farmer series, owner and farmer Andrew Brait will discuss Full Belly Farm, its history, systems, products, and CSA program, and provide tips on getting a jump on this year’s heirloom tomato … Continue reading

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7:00 pm

Film Screening and Director’s Talk: Cesar Chavez

March 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
California Theatre, 2113 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

Cesar Chavez -- A leader, a community, and a social movement that changed America. After the film, CLAS chair Harley Shaiken will moderate a conversation with: Diego Luna, the film's director; Arturo Rodriguez, president, United Farm Workers; and Maria Echaveste, … Continue reading

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