[permaculture] East Bay Ecology Workshop

Chrystal Schreck outreach.planetdrum at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 21:21:38 EDT 2007

Planet Drum Foundation presents:
Bioregional Ecology Workshop
   An Introduction to Alameda County

JULY 21, 8:30-5:00, Dimond Park in Oakland
REGISTER NOW to join Planet Drum Foundation and Friends of Sausal
Creek for a one day workshop in Sausal Creek Restoration Area in
Oakland on July 21st.  We are condensing our two day program into one
inspiring full day of:

* Native Plant Study
* Environmental Education
* Native Habitat Restoration
* Bioregional Perspectives

Other Workshops: August 12th in East Bay.
Contact us for details and SF dates!
phone: 415.285.6556, email:outreach.planetdrum at gmail.com or mail at planetdrum.org

An Introduction to Alameda County:
Bioregional Ecology Education
(partially funded through a grant from
Alameda County Community Stewardship Program)
Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the Sausal Creek Restoration Area in Dimond
Park in Oakland.
8:30am - 5:00pm
This is an inspiring full-day field immersion workshop in Sausal Creek
Restoration Area, that provides a holistic ecological approach to
identifying and understanding Northern California's unique climate,
weather, soil, landforms, watersheds, and native wildlife. Emphasis is
on observation of natural characteristics, discussing
interrelationships, and practicing hands-on learning techniques and
restoration in an amazing environment.
Join innovative environmental educators Paul Belz and Chrystal Schreck
for an original
and exciting program in Alameda County.

This is a must for learning about and illustrating what makes our
bioregion distinct from any other on the planet. We begin at the
Sausal Creek restoration area in Dimond Park at 8:30 AM on Saturday
morning and join Friends of Sausal Creek for restoration activities.
Bring a bag lunch, good walking or hiking shoes, and work gloves
(optional). In the workshop,
you will:
* Participate in easy-to-follow bioregional map-making of your own life-place.
* Explore native habitats that coexist with urban surroundings.
* Undertake new environmental teaching exercises.
* Acquire skills to share with students, colleagues, and friends.
* Engage in restoration activities.
* Obtain indispensable take-home materials.

Sliding scale $35-$50(limited scholarships and work exchanges
available). Price includes workshop participation and project

Workshops will fill up quickly! Call (415) 285-6556 or email
outreach.planetdrum at gmail.com today to register and/or learn more

For Sustainability,
                 Chrystal Schreck

Membership & Outreach Coordinator
Planet Drum Foundation
email: outreach.planetdrum at gmail.com
phone: 415.285.6556
fax: 415.285.6563

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