Happy New Year and thank you all for your kind donations to help keep our organization thriving! We are happy to get going outdoors once this wonderful rain subsides.

Here are 3 great opportunities to consider. Please contact us at workshops@goldenhour.org with any questions:

a. On January 14th we’ll be out at Twin Peaks restoring butterfly habitat. This year long journey through the life of a Mission Blue butterfly is worth is weigh in larval host plants! Come join us if you’re willing to commit for 1 year (6 workdays): Mission Blue Crew Description.

b. On January 21st we’ll be in Garber Park – Oakland where we’ll be continuing work with Garber Park Stewards on the Winter Restoration Series of workshops. We’ll be working on restoration of a fern glade that was once covered in Algerian ivy. We’ll demonstrate a line transect method for monitoring. Get to know your ferns on this date. 9:30 am start. More info at www.garberparkstewards.org

c. On January 26th we’ll be grounding the mysticism of GIS. This workshop is intended for  volunteers and community members who want to find out how to set up open source (free) GIS software and some basic functions around using it. Here’s the announcement – note, space is limited: https://goo.gl/8sifxd This workshop will be conducted indoors at the David Brower Center – 2nd Floor conference room – 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA.


Please check our calendar here for more upcoming workshops and opportunities:


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