2014 ECO CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Board meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month, 3:00 – 4:30pm.
Visitors are welcome at board and committee meetings.
ECO Committee Meetings:
Water Quality – 2nd Wednesdays @ 4:30pm
Energy – 2nd Thursdays @ 4:00pm
Recycling – 3nd Wednesdays @ 4:30pm
Green Infrastructure – 3rd Thursdays @ 4:00pm
ECO Board Meeting – 4th Thursdays at 3:00pm
Special ECO-Programming in 2013:
ECO’s new SUSTAINABLE LIVING series offers monthly workshops that help you live greener!
Minimal $15 per person fee covers program costs. Additional fees may apply.
All meetings held at the ECO office, 611 N. Church Street, Suite 101, Hendersonville.
Call the office at 828-692-0385 or go online to www.eco-wnc.org for more information.
Thurs 20: Sustainable Living Workshop: Designing Your Edible Garden. 6-8pm, NC Cooperative Extension in Jackson Park. Kerrie Roach, Henderson County Horticulture Extension Agent, will take gardeners through the steps to designing your very own edible garden. This class will be geared toward new or novice gardeners, but will also be a great refresher for seasoned gardeners. Kerrie will discuss many topics, including planning and locating your garden, the size of your garden, what type of garden will suit you and your lifestyle, soil requirements, plant preferences, and much more. $15 per person, registration required, call (828) 692-0385.
Sat. 22: Stream Monitoring Information Exchange (SMIE) Annual Training. 9am-4pm, Blue Ridge Community College. ECO’s biomonitoring teams are always looking for new volunteers to help monitor stream health through macroinvertebrate ID. Small materials fee may apply. Lunch is provided. Bring outdoor gear and boots/waders. Registration required in advance: call (828) 692-0385.
Wed. 26: Sustainable Living Workshop: Vermicomposting with the Mystics-101. 6:30-8:30pm, ECO office. Diane Rhoades will help you understand the expansive and vital role that worms play in soil health, human health, and in our mindful consideration of what is worth cultivating. She will walk you through the dynamics of successful composting with worms. Class limited to 12– advanced registration is required. $15 per person (additional materials fee may apply). Call (828) 692-0385 to register.