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Upcoming Events


Join us for our April Ed-Venture as we explore Lower Bidwell Park.

Learn about restoration in the park and how water quality is monitered by citizens


Come join us on April 8th for a rainwater catchment system workshop!


Don't miss our Earth Day Brunch featuring a silent auction, live music, and much more!

Enjoy a delicous brunch in a beautiful communty garden. 

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42nd Anniversary Gala

Join us in celebrating our birthday with live music, a gourmet island-style dinner and a silent auction!


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Come celebrate 42 years of advocacy with BEC in an island getaway themed awards dinner!

We are looking forward to an evening at the Arc Pavilion with new members, longtime members and everyone in between! Enjoy a beautiful island-inspired meal* prepared by Sipho's Jamaican Restaurant and Cafe and a free rum tasting featured by Hooker Oak Distillery.  There will be live music, community, great food, and good cheer; a celebration to remember!

*Vegetarian options will be available.  Vegan meals are available by special request in advance.

Doors open at 5pm followed by dinner service beginning at 6pm. The evening will end at 9pm.

Tickets are available for purchase here.  


We would like to give a BIG heron "thanks!" to this year's 42nd Anniversary Gala sponsors:

Sierra Nevada Brewery Logo with Hops      Arc Pavilion Chico Logo      Mr Kopy Chico Logo

Event Location: 
2040 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Contact Phone: 
(530) 891-6424
Date of Event: 
October 21, 2017:
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Type of Event: 
BEC Annual Gala