Groups around Berkeley are planning gatherings with climate education, protest and revelry all week long.
For Earth Day: You showed us the nature you can see from your window
Nature has become both more remote and more present during this pandemic. We’re happy to share some of your views on a day that celebrates our natural environment.
For Earth Day, you told us about your favorite Berkeley trees
Our readers have deeply personal, even possessive, feelings towards their favorite trees. They find meaning in their growth, notice how they change with the seasons and mourn their passing when they die.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend
Christina Seely’s “JUGIS, Helios Arcticus,” part of the exhibition, Speed of Light, at The Brower Center, during its first-ever Earth Day Festival on Saturday. Photo: Courtesy the artist EARTH DAY The Brower Center is hosting its first-ever Earth Day Festival, on Saturday, April 18 from noon to 6 p.m. There will be hands-on workshops, live […]
The It List: Five Things to do in Berkeley this weekend
IMAGINE NONVIOLENCE In response to the March 16 shooting at the club, which injured two employees, and violence in general, Ashkenaz is sponsoring an event called “Imagining Nonviolence” on Friday April 19. “This event explores, celebrates, and shares numerous ways that we heal from violence, individually and within community. Starting with a hands-on healing art workshop, participants will […]
For Earth Day, a new e-waste recycling center in Berkeley
The GreenCitizen e-waste center opens on Friday April 22 at 1971 Shattuck Avenue (at University) A new business will open tomorrow in downtown Berkeley, and it’s a fitting one for Earth Day: GreenCitizen is the latest outpost of a small chain of e-waste centers which aim to tackle the shameful statistic that 80% of electronic […]
Green is the color of Berkeley on Earth Day
Monica Moritsch, 19, a UC Berkeley sophmore, was in Sproul Plaza on Earth Day to call attention to the hazards of plastic bags. It’s the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and there are a handful of events to celebrate the milestone. The Ecology Center, the folks who bring us our farmers’ markets and pick up […]