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Upcoming Events 2015

This web page is intended to connect campus and community with upcoming sustainable events. If you are a local community member with an upcoming non-profit sustainable event that you would like us to include on this page please e-mail details to

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March 2015

This Way to Sustainability Conference X
March 26-27, 2015

TWTS X logoParticipate in the largest, student-run sustainability conference of its kind in North America! We need over 100 student and community volunteers to make this a successful conference for our campus and community. If you are interested in volunteering contact our coordinators at to secure your spot now.

Online registration is open now through March 20, 2015.

Friday, March 27, 2015
5:30 pm at the C.A.R.D. Center, 545 Vallombrosa, Chico
Environmental Coalition Community Gathering

The newly renamed Environmental Coalition of Butte County invites all conference participants to a Community Gathering on Friday, March 27th following the last keynote presentation. This event brings together local environmental organizations and their supporters for a night of conversation and celebration. By gathering together we hope to strengthen relationships and improve communication between the organizations to develop more viable strategies and alliances for a safer, healthier and more vibrant community. There will be free appetizers and adult beverages for sale.
All from the local environmental community are encouraged to attend. The C.A.R.D. Center is located at 545 Vallombrosa Avenue, Chico. For more information about this event please contact Butte Environmental Council staff at (530) 891-6424 or visit the BEC website at



Sunday, April 12, 2015
4:00-8:00 pm
ARC Pavillion, 2040 Park Avenue in Chico
Tickets: $25.00 Per Person
BEC' 4th Annual Garden Party Fundraiser
The Butte Environmental Council is hosting our 4th  Annual Garden Party Fundraiser: A gathering in support of community gardens. 
The meal is a local gourmet Mexican meal prepared by Donna Garrison, who coincidentally has previously won the Humboldt Community Salsa Recipe Competition. There will also be a silent auction, musical performances, and tons of fun! 
Tickets are $25 each and you can reserve a space by calling the BEC Office at 891-6424. Please make checks to BEC. Our address is 116 W 2nd St Ste 3, Chico, CA 95928. The event is Arc Pavilion 2040 Park Ave Doors open at 4:00, dinner at 5:00. Come join the fiesta! 
Contact info:  Katie Asaro, Event Intern Coordinator
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Earth Day Movie Night
Wednesday, April 22nd @5pm
Sierra Nevada Big Room
1075 E 20th St  Chico, CA

What will you do for Earth Day this year?  Join BEC at the Sierra Nevada Big Room for the local premier of a new film, 'The Little Things'! This night is full of fun, film, and connecting back to nature. Sierra Nevada, ChicoBag Company, and Klean Kanteen present the annual Earth Day Movie Night brought to you by BEC and benefiting the Environmental Coalition of Butte County

All proceeds benefit multiple non-profits from the Chico area. Our feature film 'The Little Things' is based off of environmentally conscious snowboarders who are inspirational in their riding, as well as their sustainable ways of thinking and living. Trust me, you don't wanna miss it! There will be a few film-shorts leading up to 'The Little Things', including one by Gerard Ungerman from the Respectful Revolution series.

'Your donation is your admission'
$5 minimum donation at the door

Suggested donation prices:
$5 donation, you will receive a Sierra Nevada lip balm
$10 donation, you will receive a Sierra Nevada lip balm & ChicoBag 
$15 donation, you will receive a Sierra Nevada lip balm, ChicoBag, and Klean Kanteen pint

**You will also receive 1 raffle ticket per dollar donated

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