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Special announcement as of March 2020: please contact the organizer of any meeting or event to confirm that it will be held, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival 8:00 am
Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am – May 1 @ 11:30 pm
Celebrate Earth Day Online- Virtual Wild and Scenic Film FestivalApril 22, 2020 8:00 AM – May 01, 2020 11:55 PMParticipants will be sent a link after they register, and will be able to watch the films for the duration of each session. Celebrate Earth Day Online- Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival (Purchase tickets now[...]
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Learning to fight the climate crisis 6:00 pm
Learning to fight the climate crisis @ Go-to-Meeting
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/learning-to-fight-the-climate-/249966793045809/ Want to learn some behavioral science from an expert? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns us that humanity has only about 10 years to cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half, and the consequences of failure are dire. The technology to solve the climate crisis has been available for years: This[...]
ECOS: Habitat 2020 committee meeting 7:00 pm
ECOS: Habitat 2020 committee meeting @ Telemeeting
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Self-Guided Hikes – New Info 9:00 am
Self-Guided Hikes – New Info @ Deer Creek Hills Preserve
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/self-guided-hikes-new-info/558165558167722/ Hike, stroll, meander or run. Come out to explore the trails of Deer Creek Hills Preserve in eastern Sacramento County. To prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading and protect the health of our community, group sizes will be limited with a maximum of 50 visitors allowed on the property per day. All hikers[...]
The Climate Report Radio Show 12:00 pm
The Climate Report Radio Show
May 6 @ 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/Share this
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call 5:00 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call
May 6 @ 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[...]
Save the Elms Program- Virtual Training Sessions 6:00 pm
Save the Elms Program- Virtual Training Sessions @ Sacramento Tree Foundation
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/save-the-elms-program-virtual-/566443187556673/ Join us for a virtual training session to learn how you can help save our remaining public elm trees! Visit sactree.com/events to sign up. Sacramento’s historic elms are under attack! Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure, has destroyed thousands of elms around Sacramento since the 1990s. We invite[...]
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The Many Benefits of Reducing Car Dependence 10:00 am
The Many Benefits of Reducing Car Dependence @ Webinar
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Many Americans live in communities in which driving is a virtual necessity for getting to most destinations. But while cars provide an unparalleled level of mobility, they also have many negative financial, public health, environmental, and social impacts. This presentation will synthesize existing research on the many household- and community-level benefits of reducing car dependence,[...]
Transit and Rail Update – Impacts & Opportunities 4:00 pm
Transit and Rail Update – Impacts & Opportunities
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/transit-and-rail-update-impact/249201566192807/ SacRT and Regional Rail leadership will share how their operations have been impacted by COVID 19 and how they plan to support economic and service recovery.Share this
ECOS: TAQCC cmte mtg 5:45 pm
ECOS: TAQCC cmte mtg @ telemeeting
May 7 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Transportation, Air Quality & Climate Change (TAQCC) Committee Social time at 5:45 p.m., meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. The Transportation, Air Quality & Climate Change Committee supports policies and projects that: – provide all residents of the Sacramento region with pedestrian, bicycle and transit access to jobs, schools, shopping, services and recreation – provide adequate[...]
ECOS: TAQCC cmte telemeeting 5:45 pm
ECOS: TAQCC cmte telemeeting @ telemeeting
May 7 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Transportation, Air Quality & Climate Change (TAQCC) CommitteeDue to social distancing requirements, we will use the conferencing tool “Zoom”. Details on how to join the meeting will be distributed using TAQCC’s Google group. If you are not subscribed to this group or otherwise want help, please contact John Deeter at <jdeeter [at] gmail [dot] com>.Social[...]
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Special Presentation: Sacramento Valley Station via ZOOM 1:00 pm
Special Presentation: Sacramento Valley Station via ZOOM @ Via Zoom Conference
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/special-presentation-sacrament/2474207299460745/ Join us at this special presentation to learn more about the Sacramento Valley Station project! We will be joined by Chris Flores of SacRT for information on how the project will impact our public transit system. Topic: SacTRU & STAR Special Presentation Time: May 9, 2020 @ 1:00 PM Pacific Time Join Zoom[...]
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ECOS: Land Use committee meeting 6:00 pm
ECOS: Land Use committee meeting @ Telemeeting
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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ECOS: Land Use committee meeting 6:00 pm
ECOS: Land Use committee meeting @ Telemeeting
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(a) Join Zoom Meeting by computer or smartphone: Click on, or copy and paste into browser: Meeting ID: 543 524 123 (b) Join Zoom Meeting by telephone: Dial: 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 543 524 123 (For help, phone Robert Meagher, 916 716 2376)Share this
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California Urban & Community Forests Conference
California Urban & Community Forests Conference
May 12 – May 14 all-day
Join the California Urban Forests Council and California ReLeaf in Sacramento this May for the California Urban & Community Forests Conference to Lead with Trees.Connect with non-profits, municipal arborists, urban forest managers, landscape design professionals, planners, and other urban forest enthusiasts from across California for this unique educational and networking experience.Held over three days, May 12 to 14,[...]
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The Climate Report Radio Show 12:00 pm
The Climate Report Radio Show
May 13 @ 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/Share this
Climate Commission penultimate meeting 4:00 pm
Climate Commission penultimate meeting @ Telemeeting
May 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
May 13: Climate Commission penultimate meeting On Wednesday, May 13, from 4:00–7:30 pm, the Mayors’ Commission on Climate Change will convene to discuss the Equity TAC recommendations, funding options to implement the recommendations, and discuss the Commission draft report and year one projects. It will be a full meeting in a virtual environment. We encourage[...]
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call 5:00 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call
May 13 @ 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[...]
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ECOS: Organizational Development Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
ECOS: Organizational Development Committee Meeting @ Telemeeting
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Organizational Development Committee of ECOS works on: – Strengthening the nonprofit structure– Oversight of fundraising efforts– Monitoring our progress on the ECOS strategic plan– Work to renew and initiate both individual and organizational memberships– ECOS public relations and outreach The Organizational Development Committee meets every third Monday of the month. Please check with the[...]
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Watch The Story of Plastic online! 12:00 am
Watch The Story of Plastic online! @ Online Event
May 19 @ 12:00 am – May 28 @ 11:30 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/watch-the-story-of-plastic-onl/1009099962839804/ Climate Reality Project, Portland Chapter is hosting a free virtual screening of ‘The Story of Plastic’, the latest film from the ‘Story of Stuff’ Project. Watch the online screening before 5/28 and then join our community conversation (you will receive a separate invite link) to help stop plastic pollution!Share this
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The Climate Report Radio Show 12:00 pm
The Climate Report Radio Show
May 20 @ 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/Share this
Water Wednesday Livestream with CA Dept of Water Resources 1:00 pm
Water Wednesday Livestream with CA Dept of Water Resources @ Zoom or YouTube
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
🦆Want to learn more about the 200+ species of birds that call the Delta home? 📅Tune in to this week’s Water Wednesday live-stream on 5/20 at 1PM with CA Dept of Water Resources Register via Zoom: https://t.co/r1fot9mIPv or Watch on YouTube: https://t.co/XZ7NYOODmS https://t.co/owQxsAPD1NShare this
Become Nature’s Best Hope – Monthly Webinar 3:00 pm
Become Nature’s Best Hope – Monthly Webinar @ Online Event
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/become-natures-best-hope-month/878581019309882/ As Dr. Doug Tallamy, nationally recognized entomologist at University of Delaware and influential author of “Nature’s best hope” points out homeowners everywhere can turn their yards into conservation corridors that provide wildlife habitats. Butterflies, birds, and other wildlife are in decline in large part due to habitat loss, invasive species spread, and pesticides.[...]
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call 5:00 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call
May 20 @ 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[...]
YIMBY Happy Hour 6:00 pm
YIMBY Happy Hour @ Zoom
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/yimby-happy-hour/697272207470218/ Come talk with your friends about building more homes for more neighbors!Share this
Organizing Meeting – Climate Emergency Campaign 6:30 pm
Organizing Meeting – Climate Emergency Campaign @ Zoom Meeting
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/organizing-meeting-climate-eme/587509542049266/ Help make 2020 a year for more victories on fighting climate change. The March 2020 meeting is moved to the second Wednesday due to an expected hearing on SMUD’s solar programs scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday in March – more info on that as soon as published.Share this
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Free Bird Drawing Classes with John Muir Laws 9:00 am
Free Bird Drawing Classes with John Muir Laws @ Online Event
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/free-bird-drawing-classes-with/1957422431056598/ We have partnered with naturalist, artist and educator John Muir Laws to offer you a three class series covering the fundamentals of drawing birds. Classes will stream Live on our Facebook page on Thursdays at 9 AM – 11 AM (PT) Be sure to like our page to be notified when we go[...]
Empowering Women: The Climate Solution We Don’t Talk About 9:30 am
Empowering Women: The Climate Solution We Don’t Talk About @ Climate One
May 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/empowering-women-the-climate-s/544419156256888/ As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Empowering women through access to education and family planning may be at the core of establishing a healthy population balance, not just for the planet’s sake, but for ours.[...]
Transforming How We Build:Toward 0 Emission Housing Design 11:30 am
Transforming How We Build:Toward 0 Emission Housing Design @ SMUD
May 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/transforming-how-we-buildtowar/159169892164682/ SMUD + AIACV Partnership Series: Transforming How We Build. This year-long series is dedicated to high performance, regenerative design. It will cover carbon neutral and net zero architecture, social equity and other innovations that transform ideas and processes to address climate change. Tailored for the building professional but everyone is welcome. Toward Zero[...]
Webinar – Bay Area Puma Project – Getting to Know Wild Cats 5:00 pm
Webinar – Bay Area Puma Project – Getting to Know Wild Cats @ Felidae Conservation Fund
May 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/webinar-bay-area-puma-project-/742560112814793/ PhD Courtney Coon presents a webinar on local pumas and our work to conserve them an their habitats. Dr. Coon has recently published some important papers for the scientific community – and brings her research chops to lightShare this
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COVID-19 Facebook Live Town Hall with City of Sacramento Mayor 3:00 pm
COVID-19 Facebook Live Town Hall with City of Sacramento Mayor @ Online Event
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/the-sacramento-regions-pathway/711953222912725/ Join me for a COVID-19 Facebook Live Town Hall Friday, May 22 at 3 pm with City of Sacramento Mayor, Darrell Steinberg. We’ll discuss how COVID-19 is impacting our state and local budgets, and what we can do to respond to the economic realities we face moving forward. Please submit your questions in[...]
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Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner: Virtual Workshop 1:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping for the Absolute Beginner: Virtual Workshop @ Online Event
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/backyard-beekeeping-for-the-ab/244923376610716/ Are you thinking about starting a backyard hive, curious about what’s involved in beekeeping or just want to learn more about honey bees? Are you a beginner level beekeeper with 1 – 3 years experience? Have you recently installed a package or nuc and ready to move your beekeeping skills to the next[...]
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ECOS Board of Directors meeting (public) 6:00 pm
ECOS Board of Directors meeting (public) @ Online
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
ECOS Board of Directors meetingOpen to the public! Join ECOS on our mission to achieve regional and community sustainability and a healthy environment for existing and future residents. Come to an ECOS Board meeting! These meetings are a great place to learn about your fellow environmentalists and to keep up with the latest local environmental[...]
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The Climate Report Radio Show 12:00 pm
The Climate Report Radio Show
May 27 @ 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/Share this
Delta Tunnel Stakeholder Engagement Committee Meeting 3:00 pm
Delta Tunnel Stakeholder Engagement Committee Meeting @ Online Event
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/dca-stakeholder-engagement-com/1170939676575078/ DCA will conduct the 8th meeting of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee (SEC) remotely. Virtual meeting capacity: 300 (including SEC members & staff). Persons wishing to provide live remote comment are requested to email claudiarodriguez [at] dcdca [dot] org by 3:15pm with their name, phone number, or other identifier and the Item number(s) that[...]
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call 5:00 pm
Citizens Climate Lobby Weekly Intro Call
May 27 @ 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[...]
Online Program – Oxbow After Dark Goes Virtual – Webinar 6:00 pm
Online Program – Oxbow After Dark Goes Virtual – Webinar @ Online Event
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/online-program-oxbow-after-dar/2582567881958622/ Join wildlife educators for a look inside Oxbow Nature Study Area and the critters that come out when the sun goes down. To register for this online event by clicking the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oVl-8iuwQziIKDOm-ZMCkAShare this
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Structuring an Economy For People and Planet During Covid-19 11:00 am
Structuring an Economy For People and Planet During Covid-19 @ Online Event
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/structuring-an-economy-for-peo/3472556722774475/ Please be invited to WECAN’s upcoming webinar, “Structuring an Economy for People and Planet in the Time of Climate Crisis and COVID-19”. During the webinar, women and feminists from different regions of the world will unite to discuss alternative economies that counteract extractive economic systems, colonization, racism, and patriarchy— and instead visibilize women’s[...]
Spanish/English CalGEM Online Community Meeting 4:00 pm
Spanish/English CalGEM Online Community Meeting @ California Department of Conservation
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/spanishenglish-calgem-online-c/3033915356631238/ For more information, please visit: https://www.conservation.ca.gov/publichealth CalGEM has resumed community input meetings in an online (digital) format. The COVID-19 outbreak halted regional meetings that began in February to help slow the spread of the illness. Three more workshops–two in English, one in Spanish–will be facilitated online to ensure social distancing. These digital community[...]
Webinar – Bay Area Puma Project – Getting to Know Wild Cats 5:00 pm
Webinar – Bay Area Puma Project – Getting to Know Wild Cats @ Felidae Conservation Fund
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/webinar-bay-area-puma-project-/742560122814792/ PhD Courtney Coon presents a webinar on local pumas and our work to conserve them an their habitats. Dr. Coon has recently published some important papers for the scientific community – and brings her research chops to lightShare this
CleanTech Meetup — Electrification 5:30 pm
CleanTech Meetup — Electrification @ Online Event
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/cleantech-meetup-electrificati/175975600326591/ Join us for May’s CleanTech Meetup, a technology-focused monthly gathering that features presentations about products and technologies from companies that are already in operation as well as early stage startups. Because of the current statewide ban on in person gatherings, we will be meeting online via Zoom. This month’s the focus is on[...]
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Mountain Lions of the Peninsula and South Bay 12:00 pm
Mountain Lions of the Peninsula and South Bay @ Virtual
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Event: https://facebook.com/events/s/mountain-lions-of-the-peninsul/646472719241019/ Join us for a free webinar with Chris Wilmers, founder of the Santa Cruz Puma Project, to discuss mountain lion ecology and research! Mountain Lions are a critical part of Bay Area ecosystems. But how much do we understand about the lives of these mysterious cats, and the health of local populations? We’ll[...]
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Sacramento Vegan Food Festival 11:00 am
Sacramento Vegan Food Festival
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Sacramento Vegan Food Festival moves to Capitol Mall for a 4 City Block Closure! Bigger and Better than before. Live Music, Lots of FOOD Vendors, Drinks, Guest Speakers, Cooking Demonstrations, Art, Crafts, and fun for everyone!! Bringing in over 60 food vendors! Get your tickets early and save!! Early ticket sales allows our vendors[...]
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