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Apr

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.

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Join us for the environmental event of the year; with children's parade, live music, eco-activities, good food, a rescued animal show, hands-on lessons for kids, and the chance to celebrate the earth with your community.

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Join in for an upstream migration along Big Chico Creek, from the confluence with the Sacramento River to the forested spring headwaters.

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Join in for this hands-on workshop focused on replacing your water intensive lawn with wildlife friendly native plants.  This is a free workshop co-hosted by Altacal Audubon Society and Butte Environmental Council.

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Chico Community Rising Against Fracking

Just say NO to fracking in California at this fun and informative event in Chico.  Live music, a film, and guest speakers will be featured.  A local coalition of environmental groups is coming together to stand against fracking and FOR protecting human health, our local ag economy, clean water, and green energy sources!

Fracking Tour in Chico

Local Environmental Organizations are signing on to a joint comment letter (download here) which addresses serious concerns with the draft California regulations currently being considered by the Department of Conservation.  

You are invited to sign on to this letter online at 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gTcfDHR_VMcW6rDcvx6RziayAu_l7j6Q9ZywNj7I-_Y/viewform

Event Details:

Date: Sunday, April 14 from 2 - 6pm

Location: Arc Pavilion, 2020 Park Ave, Chico

The Film:  The Sky is Pink
Josh Fox's follow-up documentary to his hit Gasland about the propaganda & misinformation that the hydraulic fracking industry puts out. He refutes the claims that fracking is clean & safe by the industry.



 Tour Speakers:

  • Doug Shields, former Pittsburgh City Councilmember, featured in The Sky is Pink film
  • Shannon Biggs, of Global Exchange, discussing community rights initiatives
  • Andrew Grinberg of Clean water Action discussing water issues and new proposed CA Fracking Regulations

  • and other local speakers with information about fracking in the north state region.



Live Music:  Los Caballitos de la Cancion. beginning at 5pm.

Event Location: 
Arc Pavilion, 2020 Park Ave, Chico
Contact Phone: 
(530) 891-6424
Date of Event: 
April 14, 2013: 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Type of Event: 
Citizen Education