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Oct
14
Mon
ECOS: Land Use committee meeting
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Please note change of address. Mogavero Architects has moved to 1331 T St. Sac, CA 95811.
The ECOS Approach to Land Use Issues includes:
– Advocacy for regionally responsible planning that is cognizant of the need for sustainable development and the impacts of climate change.
– Oversight of proposed development projects of regional significance.
– Action to support sensible infill projects and oppose greenfield development.

ECOS’ Land Use committee meets at 6:00 p.m. on the second Monday of every month in the conference room at Mogavero Archictects, 2012 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95811.

Chair:
Alex Kelter, akmd [at] mac [dot] com

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Oct
15
Tue
Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Contact Group Chair, Barbara Leary, at barbaraleary [at] comcast [dot] net for details.

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Oct
16
Wed
CNPS: Nursery work day
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery ~ Growing plants and friends since 2007
On the American River Parkway at Soil Born Farms near Hagan Park
2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95667
The nursery is operated by entirely volunteers from Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS). Volunteers are always encouraged to become members of CNPS (of course!) but membership is not required to volunteer.
Join Us! No experience needed!
Wednesday Workdays 10:00 – 1:00
We pot up seedling and learn various propagating techniques plants. We treat volunteers Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches! We work year-round in the warmth of a Greenhouse in cold months or in the shade of Sycamore-like trees in the heat!
We also work in our demonstration gardens. These are small sized landscapes that show others how to effectively use native plants in their own landscape. We need the help of community volunteers to maintain them. For more information email Chris Lewis at cnpschris [at] gmail [dot] com .
Visit our webpage. Questions? Contact Chris: cnpschris [at] gmail [dot] com

The webpage link: https://sacvalleycnps.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=110

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The Climate Report Radio Show
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Every Wednesday at noon: Listen to The Climate Report with host Dale Steele on KUBU 96.5 FM or accesssacramento.org or get the new KUBU app to listen in anywhere.

Music, interviews, commentary, and more.

http://www.accesssacramento.org/

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Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Every Wednesday, learn more about Citizens’ Climate Lobby and how you can make a difference in creating the political will for legislation that will put us on the path to reduce the emissions that are changing our climate.

Calls begin at 5 p.m. Pacific, 6 p.m. Mountain, 7 p.m. Central, and 8 p.m. Eastern time and last about 1 hour.

For those who can’t attend our weekly intro call live, we provide a pre-recorded version, available after you RSVP.

Go here to join: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/join-weekly-intro-call/

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Oct
17
Thu
Sac Food Policy Council meeting
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am

Sacramento Food Policy Council monthly meeting notice: Ongoing project collaboration, planning, organizing, and advocacy strategy for the newly established Sacramento Food Policy Council (Sac FPC). Scheduled for the third Thursday morning of every month.

Please RSVP your attendance: SacFoodPolicy [at] gmail [dot] com

Check out the op-ed on the Food Policy Council:
http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article17039336.html
twitter: @sacfoodpolicy

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Vehicle Miles Traveled in the Age of Amazon and Uber
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join the UC Center Sacramento on Thursday, October 17th from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm for a Capitol Insights Panel Discussion on “Vehicle Miles Traveled in the Age of Amazon and Uber” with panelist: Dr. Elliot Martin, Research and Development Engineer at UC Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center, Jennifer Gress, Chief of the Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division at the California Air Resources Board and Austin Heyworth Senior Manager of Public Policy in California for Uber Technologies. This panel discussion will introduce key issues surrounding Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) in California. Among the issues addressed are the rise in VMT and how this rise relates to: 1) historic trends such as suburbanization and lack of adequate public transit, and 2) newer trends such as ride sharing, the rise of online shopping, and the death of local retail. For more information, please go to the UC Center Sacramento website. To register for this event, click here. The UC Center Sacramento Speaker Series takes place at 1130 K Street, Room LL3. Light refreshments will be served.

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Oct
18
Fri
Native Plant Walk with CNPS @ see Friday Walks page on www.sacvalleycnps.org
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Time varies week to week. Check the Friday Walks page at www.sacvalleycnps.org.

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Oct
19
Sat
Birding for Families
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

10:30am – Birding for Families: Bring the family out for a birding and nature walk led by a Naturalist and our special guest guides from the Sacramento Audubon Society. Birdwatchers of all levels welcomed. Make sure to bring your binoculars or borrow a pair from us. *This program will be a hike.

General $5 12+Up, $3 4-11, 3+Under FREE.

Members $4 12+Up, $2 4-11, 3+Under FREE.

Space is limited. Please call ahead to pre-purchase your space! (916) 489-4918

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Oct
20
Sun
Amazing Salmon
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

1:30pm – Amazing Salmon: It’s that time of year again; the incredible Chinook salmon fall run is due! Discover the amazing life cycle of these impressive fish and hike to the river in search of these kings of the river. *This program will be a presentation & a hike.

General $5 12+Up, $3 4-11, 3+Under FREE.

Members $4 12+Up, $2 4-11, 3+Under FREE.

Space is limited. Please call ahead to pre-purchase your space! (916) 489-4918

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