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Past Events

11
May

Volunteer today and keep our creeks clean!

 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
04
May

FREE FUN FOR ALL AGES
Cedar Grove and the Chico Creek Nature Center

Endangered Species Fair
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
03
May

Join us Friday, May 3rd at the Chico Women's Club
to celebrate the

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
04
Apr

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
03
Apr

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
29
Mar

Environmental Coailition Gathering 2019!

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
16
Feb

Help clean Little Chico Creek!!


Join us and make a differnce.

 

 

 

 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
01
Dec

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
10
Nov

Join us and plant a tree!


Make a differnce that will last for generations. 

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
20
Oct

Join us in celebrating our birthday with music, a gourmet sustainable and local inspired di

BEC Annual Gala
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
15
Sep

Save the Date!

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
25
Aug

Join us in removing invasive plants from Bidwell Park.

Spend your morning making a difference

 

 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
04
Aug
Join us fo
Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
28
Jul

Location:
1505 Springfield Dr,
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
22
Jul

Join us on July 22nd

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
23
Jun

Join us in removing invasive plants from Bidwell Park. 


Spend your morning making a difference 

 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
09
Jun

Free Music Festival with Local Bands and Bikes!

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
09
Jun

Come out and help us clean up Teichert Ponds! 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
May

Come out and help us clean up Little Chico Creek! 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
05
May

The Endangered Species Faire is a free event for all ages that teaches, entertains and inspi

Endangered Species Fair
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
22
Apr

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

Earth Day
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Apr

Limited Spaces Availble

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Apr

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

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
16
Mar

A gathering of local environmental orgs. and their supporters for a night of conversation and celebration.

Location:
Dorothy Johnson Center
775 E 16th St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
10
Mar

Come out and help us clean up Little Chico Creek! 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
17
Feb

Join us for the first BEC Ed-Venture of 2018 as we explore the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Dec

Join us at the Chico Library to learn how to save energy with the Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Saving Toolkit!

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
09
Dec

Come out and help us clean up Little Chico Creek! 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Dec
Come join us as we celebrate our members for their support, share recent achievements, and
Other
Location:
116 W 2ND ST
Suite 3
CHICO, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Nov

Learn how to save energy with the Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Saving Toolkit!

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
28
Nov

This year Butte Environmental Council is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedic

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Nov

Calling all volunteers!

Location:
Upper Bidwell Parking Lot E
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
16
Nov

Learn how to save money and energy in your home by renting a FREE Home Energy Saving Toolkit

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
28
Oct

Be apart of Make a Difference Day and

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
Oct

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

BEC Annual Gala
Location:
2040 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
15
Oct

Come help us see how our oaks have done over the past 3 years!

 

 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Sep

Come help us restore our urban water ways! Let's make those creeks shine! 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Sep

North Valley Energy Watch and Butte Environmental Council are hosting three Community Resour

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
16
Sep

Save the Date!

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
31
Aug

Join us for an evening filled with fine wines and enjoy a splash in the creek afterward!

Other
Location:
3199 Golf Course Rd.
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
06
Aug

Join us for guided kayaking on the Sacramento River an

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Jun

Come on out to the Chico Bicycle Music Festival and enjoy a day

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Jun

Come support BEC at the TBar from 6pm - 8pm - 20% of all proceeds will go to BEC!

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
May

Come take a nice, relaxing bike ride with us to celebrate National Bike Month!

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
May

Come out and help us clean up our local Chico creeks! 

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Apr

Come check out our community gardens at this free family event!

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Apr

Come join us to learn about water conservation techniques, native plants in landscaping and

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
Apr

FREE EVENT!

Earth Day
Location:
Sierra Nevada Big Room
1075 E 20th St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
15
Apr

A fun outdoor, educational adventure exploring the area of Monkey Face. 

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Apr

Don't miss our Sprout n' Shout Fundraiser featuring a silent auction, live music, and much m

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Mar

Bringing together local environmental orgs.

Location:
Chico Women's Club
592 E 3rd Street
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Mar

Come join our monthly discussion dedicated to informing citizens about water issues that aff

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Feb

Come listen to music, taste healthy food samples, browse plants and seeds for sale, and lear

Other
Location:
Humboldt & El Monte Ave
Across from Marsh Jr. High
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Feb

Exploring Oak Woodlands is a fun, outdoor, educational adventure through the 5-mile recreati

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
11
Feb

Help keep Chico creeks clean by joining this community supported creek cleanup!

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
26
Jan

Attention BEC Angels!

Angel Social
Location:
2209 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
22
Oct

Join us in celebrating our 41st Anniversary with live music, a gourmet dinn

BEC Annual Gala
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Sep

Support BEC through Butte County's largest, most effective grassroots organization!

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Sep

Oil trains have devastating potential, especially when traveling through sensitive areas.

Other
Location:
Habitat Lab
199 E. 13th St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
17
Sep

Our 29th Annual Bidwell Park and Creeks Cleanup is just around the corner!

Cleanup
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Aug

Please join us to raise awareness of local land use issues and to support BEC's work!

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
25
Aug

You are invited to join us at Bidwell Bar & Grill to taste six different wines from arou

Location:
3199 Golf Course Rd
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
Aug

Garden Festival & Plant Sale at the Humboldt Community Garden.

 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
09
Jul

 

Come help us give our oaks some much needed TLC!

 

 

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
05
Jun

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
04
Jun

Cleanup
Location:
580 East Lindo Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
May
Join us to float the lower Feather River where Pacific States Marin
Citizen Education
Location:
Meet at the hatchery beneath the bridge
5 Table Mountain Boulevard
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
May

A day of free entertainment and education for all ages with music, activities, a rescued animal show and a larger-than-lif

Endangered Species Fair
Location:
Lower Bidwell Park
One Mile Picnic Area
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
01
May

Tour over a dozen Chico gardens that demonstrate water conservation and wildlife-friendly habitats.

Location:
Alice Hecker Native Plant Garden at the Chico Creek Nature Center
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 521-4402
09
Apr

BEC Garden Party Dinner at the Arc Pavillion. A Fundraiser for BEC's community Gardens.

Location:
Arc Pavillion
2040 Park Ave
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Jan
Join Jon Aull, Outdoor Education and Research Coordinator for the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, and Lindsay Wood,
Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
17
Dec

Welcome all BEC members, community partners, staff, board members & interns to our 2015

Other
Location:
116 W 2nd St.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
Dec

Join us for a day of planting a

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Dec

Find solutions to climate chang

Location:
Downtown City Plaza
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
28
Nov

Join Chico 350 to march and rep

Location:
3rd and Wall St.
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Sep

Tour selected Chico gardens which use effective techniques for conserving water and creating wildlife-friendly habitat.

Location:
The Gateway Science Museum Pollinator Garden or the Chico Creek Nature Center. Online registrants may begin at any garden.
Phone: (530) 592-8078
19
Sep

Join us for a Big Chico Creek cleanup day and volunteer celebration.

 

Cleanup
Location:
Hooker Oak Park or
Annie K. Bidwell Parlor
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Sep

Cleanup
Location:
Hooker Oak Recreation Area OR
1057 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
18
Jun

Join us as we give an “Extreme Makeover” to a garden plot that may be using more water than necessary.

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
Jun

Come on out to the Chico Bicycle Music Festival!

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Jun

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

Location:
45 minutes up Hwy 32, Meet at Chico Park and Ride
Phone: (530) 891-6424
05
Jun

BEC is proud to be co-hosting with

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
May

Join in for this hands-on workshop focused on replacing your water intensive lawn with wildlife friendly native plants.

Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
May

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

Citizen Education
Location:
Upon registration
Chico,
Phone: (530) 891-6424
02
May

Join us for the environmental event of the year; with children's parade, live music, eco-act

Endangered Species Fair
Location:
Group picnic area at One-Mile in Bidwell Park
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Apr

Join us for a delicious Mexican feast to celebrate and support community gardens!

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Apr

Join in for an upstream migration along Big Chico Creek, from the confluence with the

Citizen Education
Location:
In Chico, exact location given upon registration
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Mar
This event brings together local environmental organizations and their supporters for a ni
Other
Location:
545 Valombrosa Ave
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Feb
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our members for their support and share all of BEC’s recent achievements and
Other
Location:
956 Salem St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
Feb

This is the perfect place to bring that special someone. Ride your bicycle, wear your helmets and mark your calendar.

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
15
Jan

The holiday season is always a time for gratitude and reflection; the new year, a time for setting our goals and expectati

Angel Social
Location:
2805 Oak Way
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Dec

Butte Environmental Council's annual holiday party for m

Location:
the private home of Nani Teves
379 E. 10th Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
04
Dec

Join us for a forum on California's New Groundwater Laws (and how these bills can lead to sustainable water use).

Location:
2775 Nord Avenue
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
20
Nov

Water in Paradise (and the state's vision for water budgeting and the Water Action P

Other
Location:
5922 Clark Rd.
Paradise, CA 95969
Phone: (530) 891-6424
15
Nov

Help restore the oak woodlands in Bidwell Park by planting Valley and Blue oak acorns.

Other
Location:
Parking lot B in Upper Bidwell Park
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
28
Oct

A Fall Water Series focused on understand

Citizen Education
Location:
Chico Grange, 2775 Old Nord Ave.
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
29
Jul

BEC is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the new Oak Way Community Garden at the corner of Nord Ave and Oak W

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Jun
Please join us at Grana for our Annual Member Meeting.
Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
Jun
Learn how to divert your laundry machine water (greywater) to water your landscape!
Citizen Education
Location:
TBA
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Jun
This will be the 6th annual and the evening venue is now at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.
Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
29
May

If you shop at the Grocery Outlet, you know that their voluminous wine selection can b

Other
Location:
The Crystal Room, 968 East Ave., Chico
Phone: (530) 891-6424
03
May

This years theme, The Webs of Life, focuses on the importance of connections within and dependence on nature and one anoth

Endangered Species Fair
Location:
1 Mile Picnic Area
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
22
Apr

What will you do for Earth Day this year?  Join BEC at the Big Room for the local premier of a new film "

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
30
Mar

Join us for a delicious Greek meal and help raise funds for our new Oak Way Community Garden.

Other
Location:
ARC Pavilion
2020 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
22
Mar

Our Watershed Program will be offering Water Conservation Workshops throughout the Spring, 

Citizen Education
Location:
208 W. 1st St.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Mar

Join us for a celebration of our community of local environmental leaders and groups.

Other
Location:
CARD Center
545 Vallombrosa
Chico, 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
Feb
Treat your special Valentine to an intimate bicycle lover date night: Friday
Other
Location:
habitat lab
199 E. 13th St.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
Dec

Please join us for an evening of celebration, community, art and crafts as we gather at 1819 Citrus Ave.

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
Dec

In December, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the Peripheral Tunnel project will

Location:
State Capitol Building
1315 10th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
Nov

This locally produced documentary on North State water issues will be shown, followed by a panel discussion including some

Citizen Education
Location:
450 W. East Ave. at the Blue Oak School Community Room
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
Nov

Chico, Ca November 14th – The LAND AIR WATER benefit concert series’ third and final show concludes at the Chico Women’s C

Location:
592 E. 3rd Street
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
10
Nov

Join us on Sunday, November 10 as we learn about "harvesting" rainwater!

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
02
Nov

This November 2nd at Trinity United Methodist Church, at the corner of 6th and F

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Oct

Featuring WHISKERMAN and LOW FLYING BIRDS...Come see some fantastic musicians and help B

Other
Location:
Chico Women's Club
592 E. 3rd St.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
20
Oct

Citizen Education
Location:
Will be provided upon registration
Butte Valley, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
17
Oct

This Thursday, October 17th, join us from 6

Citizen Education
Location:
Blue Oak School
Community Room
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
12
Oct

Join along on a road trip to the Delta to learn more about the place all the talk is about. 

Citizen Education
Location:
Chico Park and Ride
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
06
Oct

What would the world be like with fewer cars on the s

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Sep
Other
Location:
GRUB Cooperative
1525 Dayton Rd
Chico,, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
19
Sep

Take action to stop the Twin Tunnels from being built that will reroute the Sacramento River, and increase groundwater sub

Citizen Education
Location:
Blue Oak School Community Room
450 W. East Ave.
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
31
Jul

The Public Forum will be held at 6 pm Wednesday, July 31 at the Oroville Public Library, 1820 Mitchell

Citizen Education
Location:
1820 Mitchell Ave
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 891-6424
27
Jul

The 2nd annual Feather River Cleanup in Oroville will be held on Saturday, July 27 from

Cleanup
Location:
Riverbend Park
Centennial Park
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 891-6424
25
Jul

Here's your chance to unlock the

Location:
The Crystal Room, 968 East Ave.
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Jun

Come and see it for yourself!  With all the articles and debates about the Governor's

Citizen Education
Location:
Hwy 32 Park and Ride
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
01
Jun

The Chico Bicycle Music Festival (CBMF) is a non-profit event to promote hu

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
May

Life, nature, politics, allies and adversaries, and water all go in cycles.  Back in the day, farmers were the original en

Location:
Chico Branch Library, 1103 Sherman Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
01
May

Quite often we are given an opportunity to vote on an issue or measure, however do not have the background or foundation t

Citizen Education
Location:
City of Chico Council Chambers, 421 Main St.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
21
Apr

This Earth Day, we're celebrating years of successfully protecting the treasur

Earth Day
Location:
Wildwood Park Picnic Area
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
18
Apr

Join in, become empowered, and learn from those on the front lines of activism. 

Other
Location:
Peace and Justice Center
526 Broadway St.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
14
Apr

Just say NO to fracking in California at this fun and informative event in Chico.  Live music, a film, and guest s

Citizen Education
Location:
Arc Pavilion, 2020 Park Ave, Chico
Phone: (530) 891-6424
25
Mar

As part of BEC's

Citizen Education
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
24
Mar

BEC and Cultivating Community will be hosting Breaking Bread, Break

Other
Location:
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Mar

Join local environmental organizations on Friday, March 8, from 5:30-8pm at the C.A.R.D.

Other
Location:
545 Vallombrosa
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-6424
08
Mar

BEC will present The Story of Butte County's Biggest Polluter & How You May Be Exposed to Dioxins

Citizen Education
Location:
BMU 210, CSU Chico campus
Chico, CA 95929
Phone: (530) 891-6424
07
Mar

The annual This Way To Sustainability Conference held at CSU, Chico on March 7 & 8,

Citizen Education
Location:
BMU 210, CSU Chico campus
400 West 1st St
Chico, CA 95929
Phone: (530) 891-6424
05
Feb

Water: Who owns it? Do we have a stewardship responsibility?  Is it sacred? Join in on a discussion of Water Ethics.

Citizen Education
Location:
CSU, Chico Colusa Hall 100B
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: (530) 891-6424
18
Jan

This reception is an opportunity to thank our BEC Angels and other large donors and sponsors.

Angel Social
Location:
Roots Catering
3221 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 891-6424
13
Dec

Description of event goes here...

Location:
123 W Lane St
Chico, CA
Phone: (530) 891-6424