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Butte Environmental Council (BEC) is a non-profit environmental organization based in Butte County, California. Our mission is to protect and defend the land, air and water of Butte County and the surrounding region through action, advocacy and education. BEC was formed in 1975 and for over 40 years, BEC has had a significant voice in shaping the health of the environment and policies of Butte County and beyond.

BEC in the News

November 5, 2020


  • Butte Environmental Council''s RARE Program adapting educational campaigns to be virtual learning - dnbaxter

Tags: BEC, Community, Education, Recycle, Compostby: dnbaxter

November 5, 2020


  • Letter to the editor thanks Butte Environmental Council's Annual Cleanup volunteers - dnbaxter

Tags: BEC, Chico, water, Butte County, Communityby: dnbaxter

November 5, 2020


  • Butte Environmental Council partners with Urban Forester on City of Chico Urban Forest Revitalization Project for climate benefits and justice - dnbaxter

Tags: BEC, Chico, Butte County, Community, treesby: dnbaxter

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