Environmentalist of the Year

Since 1973, with the Environmentalist of the Year Award, we have been honoring people who work hard, inspire others, and have accomplishments that further the ECOS mission to achieve sustainability, livable communities, environmental justice, and a healthy environment for residents of the Sacramento region. For more information, click here.

Sacramento Earth Day

ECOS presents Sacramento Earth Day every year on the Sunday in April nearest International Earth Day. This major festival is about building community and showing citizens of the Greater Sacramento Region how to reduce their ecological footprint and live more sustainably, and to identify helpful resources. Sacramento Earth Day is ECOS’ largest annual fundraiser, so consider becoming a sponsor, a volunteer recruiter, or a volunteer. For more information, click here.

Field Trips to explore the natural and built environment

Email office[at]ecosacramento[dot]net for more info. Previous field trips include:

Future Valley Rail Station in Midtown (Sac)
SacValley Station and Railyards complex
Bridge retrofit over the Yolo Bypass
Housing projects in Central Core (Sac)
Stone Lakes Wildlife Refuge
Bats at Yolo Basin Foundation
Sandhill Cranes
Swans/snow geese in Yuba, Marysville
Nimbus Fish Hatchery
Cosumnes River Preserve
American River Salmon spawning areas
Ringtail Cats in Sutter Buttes  


Visit our online community event calendar for events, meetings, community hearings, town halls and more, held by ECOS, our member and partner organizations, and governmental entities. If you would like us to include a meeting or event of yours, please email us at office[at]ecosacramento[dot]net.

Full Calendar