2022 Wild and Scenic Film Festival

2022 Wild and Scenic Film Festival
LIVE + VIRTUAL PROGRAM hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby USE CODE: WSFFEC for a discount & to support the Ecology Center! Considered the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festival, the 2022 Wild and Scenic Film Festival combines stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling. Films explore nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and… Read more »

We Stand with Standing Rock

We Stand with Standing Rock
The Ecology Center stands with Standing Rock, a Native American, youth-led movement for justice, clean water, and a stable climate. Thousands of miles away in North Dakota, a proposed pipeline was rerouted to protect the water supply of the mostly-white residents of Bismarck and is now putting the water for native communities at risk. We… Read more »

Creating a Balanced Water Budget for Your Home with Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty, 11/10/16

Creating a Balanced Water Budget for Your Home with Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty, 11/10/16
As water agencies are straining to maintain a reliable water supply, there is a greater focus on local, sustainable water supplies. Up to this point, many of us have been disconnected from the water we use, and the water that we and our homes produce as a local supply. In this talk, Thursday, November 10… Read more »

Berkeley High Freshmen Start School Year with Free Water Bottles Thanks to Soda Tax

Berkeley High Freshmen Start School Year with Free Water Bottles Thanks to Soda Tax
[Press Release]  As classes start this week, 700 students entering Berkeley High are going to school with free, stainless steel, reusable water bottles. Made by the Chico-based company Klean Kanteen, the water bottles were distributed at freshman orientation by Youth Scholars from the Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy. This water bottle giveaway was funded by… Read more »

Re-Imagining Water with James Rojas of PLACE IT!

Re-Imagining Water with James Rojas of PLACE IT!
Meditation centers. Daylighted creeks. Purple pipes flowing with clean, free water. Trees, wildlife, fish, and a bird island. Pedestrian and bicycle bridges. Green roofs. Greywater systems. Permeable surfaces. Drinking fountains (to encourage drinking water, not soda). Tiny houses. Solar panels. What do these concepts have in common? These are just some of the solutions that… Read more »