Ecology Center Event

Book Signing and Viewing – Social Forestry by Tomi Hazel Vaarde

Wed, April 26, 2023 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ecology Center @ 2530 San Pablo Ave Berkeley, CA 94702

The Ecology Center and book publisher, Synergetic Press, presents the official release of Tomi Hazel Vaarde’s book, Social Forestry: Tending the Land as People of Place with an intimate book signing with renowned author, Tomi Hazel Vaarde. This book is a must for anyone who wants a reciprocating relationship with their communities, themselves and most importantly their awe-inspiring forests and landscapes.

After the book signing, there will be a special livestream viewing of Hazel’s Eco-Grief & Stewardship Conversation, an Earth Day panel featuring Starhawk.

This is a FREE event, however you can purchase your book in advance when you register, and pick-up on the day of the event for Tomi Hazel Vaarde to sign! Sign up for an Ecology Center membership and get 20% off your book purchase. Because of the limited amount of space, registration is required for the screening and to pre-order your book through Eventbrite.


4:30-5:30 PM — Book Signing with the author
5:45-7:00 PM — Viewing of the Panel and Q&A with Hazel

Shop with a 15% discount from 4:30-5:45pm when you mention the code
“Social Forestry”.

About the Eco-Grief Panel: An intimate and inspiring conversation with Starhawk and Tomi Hazel. They are both renowned authors and elders in the eco-conscious sphere and are known for their ability to weave stories of place-based wisdom, land and community reparations, and paths towards healing ourselves together with the earth. For anyone who is experiencing overwhelm in the face of uncertainty, eco-grief and climate anxiety about droughts, wildfires, and the continued degradation of our planet, or simply those who find themselves in awe and wonder of our natural world, make sure to tune into this phenomenal panel.

Masks are encouraged but not required. Wheelchair accessible. Bike parking available.

*All book pre-sales are final. If you are unable to make it to the event, the book you purchased can be picked up at the EcoStore Tuesday through Thursday, 11a – 6p.
Books can not be shipped.