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Sustainable Wanderlust Wednesdays
Where do you take your Mission Sustainable?
Share what you are doing this summer on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and tag @sustainableSCU or #sustainableSCU. Your post could get chosen as one of our favorites and shared on our weekly #WanderlustWednesday posts!
Forge Farm Stand
Fridays, 11:30 am -1:30 pm | The Forge Garden
Volunteer to harvest from 9 - 11 am all summer long!
Summer Archaeology Program
Mondays, now through August 17 from 10 am to 2 pm
Calling all archaeology enthusiasts! Come join Santa Clara University in partnership with CA State Parks in gaining hands-on experience in handling and identifying a variety of artifact types. Volunteers are needed to sort and process artifacts from the recent extensive 2-year archaeological excavation at the Mission Santa Clara, conducted by Santa Clara University. Volunteers will receive formal lab training and will gain a clear understanding of California Mission life, based upon this latest research. Lab work will occur at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Special lectures and field trip opportunities will be available. The program will consist of two 4 week sessions, plus one field trip. A $25.00 materials fee covers one or both sessions. To ask questions or to register, contact Julie Sidel with the Mission Santa Cruz State Historic Park (831) 425-5849, or Linda Hylkema with Santa Clara University 408-554-4513; email@example.com. Download the flyer below for additional information. Summer Archaeology Program Flyer
California’s Water Crisis: Learn from Israel & Take Action
Sunday, Aug. 23, 6:00 - 8:30 pm | Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame
Expert speakers in a panel discussion with Q&A and a a home water recycling product demonstration by Nexus eWater. Small donations appreciated and light refreshments included. RSVP at http://www.prideinourpeople.com. For more information: (650)-999-0343 or PrideInOurPeople@gmail.com
California Climate Change Symposium 2015: Using Climate Science to Plan for a Resilient Future
Monday, Aug. 24-25, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Sacramento Convention Center
Join state and local agency research managers, policy makers, practitioners, and members of Califonia’s climate change research community in discussing practical applications of regional climate change to improve California’s resilience to a changing climate--while at the same time fostering dramatic greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Register now: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/california-climate-change-symposium-2015-using-climate-science-to-plan-for-a-resilient-future-tickets-17036469539?aff=es2