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Marcus Grignon and the Native Hemp Initiative


Join former BYA Winner, Marcus Grignon on Monday, August 8th 12:00-1:00 p.m. for a special brown bag lunch presentation in our office about the ancestral wisdom of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and how this knowledge of regenerative agriculture is being applied today. Now the Campaign Manager for Hempstead Project Heart’s new Native Hemp Initiative, this talk will highlight the early hemp economy in the USA and stress the importance of Industrial Hemp cultivation to sustainable agriculture and a thriving green economy for food, health and fiber. This talk is based on the workshop Marcus will be giving at the Soil Not Oil International Environmental Conference in Richmond, California the weekend prior.

When: Monday August 8, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Where: At the David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, 4th Floor conference room, Earth Island Institute

The 17th Annual Brower Youth Awards


Earth Island Institute's Brower Youth Awards is the most prestigious award in North America for emerging environmental leaders. Join us in honoring this year's six BYA winners as we celebrate their passion, leadership, and commitment to improving our shared environment. Our 17th Annual Brower Youth Awards returns to the newly restored Herbst Theatre in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Save the Date!

When: Tuesday October 18, 2016

Where: at the Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

For more information, follow this link to the BYA website.

EII Project and Other Events:

Talons: a Festival Celebrating Birds of Prey


The Hungry Owl Project is proud to present this unique and exciting festival. It will be a fun and educational outdoor event for adults and all the family in the beautiful grounds of the Marin Art & Garden Center. See several different species of Owls and Hawks, have a glass of wine or beer, see local wildlife artists, hear inspiring presentations from guest speakers and meet wildlife organizations. Great local food, wine & beer will be available (not included with ticket price).

Talons is presented by the Hungry Owl Project in collaboration with the Marin Art & Garden Center.

Adults: $35
Children: $10

When: Sunday October 2, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Where: at the Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross, California

For tickets and more information, visit the Hungry Owl Project website.