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Annie Leonard<br><em>Founder, Story of Stuff</em>
Annie Leonard
Founder, Story of Stuff
Michael Pollan<br><em>Author, Journalist and Berkeley Farmers’ Market Shopper!</em>
Michael Pollan
Author, Journalist and Berkeley Farmers’ Market Shopper!
Raj Patel<br><em>Academic, Journalist, Activist and Writer</em>
Raj Patel
Academic, Journalist, Activist and Writer

Become a Member of the Ecology Center!

The Ecology Center depends on the support and participation of our members. Your donations keep our programs and services going strong, and enable us to pilot new solutions and create broad coalitions. Your voice helps us to grow our influence, lending grassroots strength to campaigns and initiatives. Becoming a member of the Ecology Center is a very real way to promote the change you want to see.

Membership Comes with Benefits:

  • 10% discount on all merchandise at Ecology Center Store
  • 20% discount on all books
  • Lending Privileges at our Library
  • Discounts on Ecology Center classes and events
  • Invitations to special, members-only Ecology Center events
  • Perks and discounts from partnering businesses and organizations

Become a member today!

Discover the many other ways to get involved with the Ecology Center below.


The Ecology Center depends on the generosity of our supporters. There are many ways to support the Ecology Center. Visit our Giving Page for more detail on the following methods.

Gifts of Stock
Gift Memberships
Gift Certificates
Matching Gifts
Workplace Giving
Planned Giving, Wills, and Bequests
Donate your Vehicle


Volunteers and interns contribute greatly to the Ecology Center’s programs and services. If you are interested in volunteering for the Ecology Center, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 510-548-2220 x235 or Or, stop by the Ecology Center between 11am and 4pm, Tuesday through Friday.

Our volunteer needs vary. Examples of volunteer jobs include event support, workshop assistance, gardening at EcoHouse, farmers’ market set up and break down, research, materials distribution, photography, and cataloguing seeds for the seed library.

Click here to access the volunteer application.

Click here to check out current volunteer opportunities.


The Ecology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our Jobs Page to check for open positions, or subscribe to the EcoCalendar, where we post our job openings when they occur.


When you advertise on the Ecology Center website, your ad is seen by a targeted demographic of people who are interested in attending environmental classes and events and people who are seeking information on environmental topics. Your advertising dollars help to support the Ecology Center’s many free community services. Click here to access our ad specifications and rates.