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Eco Ecuador

Current Reports from Ecuador are available at the blog. An archive of previous Field Manager Reports, Bioregional Education Reports, and Dispatches from Ecuador are listed by year in the Eco-Ecuador Index. Many pictures accompany the Reports. Of special note is the comprehensive Dispatch by Peter Berg,  which reviews the first five years of Planet Drum's  accomplishments and visions in Ecuador. 

Events and Calendars

The Green City Calendar for listings in the San Francisco Bay Area is continuously updated. It includes ongoing and date- specific activities. 

PD Workshops and events in which Planet Drum Foundation is participating are listed. 

Olympic Actions

This project monitored and provided suggestions for making the winter Olympics more sustainable. Olympics' latest updates: Guard Fox Watch produced a Press Release in Sept. 2007 about the state of the 2010 Winter Olympics that would be held in Vancouver, Canada.  Bioregional Impacts, Ecological Implications, and Recommendations for Olympic Winter Games is the latest overview from Winter Olympic monitoring group Guard Fox Watch. Their specific recommendations for the 2006 Winter Olympics are available in English at Bioregional Impacts, Ecological Implications, and Recommendations - 2006 Winter Olympic Games and in Italian at Impatto Bioregionale, Implicazioni Ecologiche E Raccomandazioni Per I Giochi Olimpici Invernali Del 2006 A Torino Italia. There is a wrap-up article about the actions around the Salt Lake Olympics, along with the archive of documents relating to the Eco Olympics movement.


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Reports and Dispatches from the Field

Eco Ecuador

Eco Ecuador is an ongoing project to collaborate with an Ecuadorian community and help create a sustainable local ecology. We have been working on this eco-city project since 1999.

Green City Calendar

The interactive Green City Calendar is a weekly-updated resource to help people find environmental volunteer options and greening projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through the variety of hands-on ecosystem restorative work, bike rides, hikes, farmer's markets, classes, workshops, and celebrations listed in this calendar, we can build a symbiotic balance between humanity and the planet, and promote sustainable urban living.  Send listings of ecological/sustainable volunteer opportunities or events (San Francisco Bay Area only) to: Green City Calendar,  P.O. Box 31251,San Francisco, CA 94131, Shasta Bioregion or email them to: mail@planetdrum.org.

Bioregional Education Projects

Planet Drum maintains Bioregional Educational Projects in both the SF Bay Area and Ecuador for adults, students and teachers.       

Planet Drum Foundation Events

Listings of the latest presentations, workshops and events involving the Planet Drum crew.

Olympic Actions

We first worked with Guard Fox Watch at the Nagano Winter Olympics in 1998. Subsequently, we developed guidelines for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002 and helped organize a campaign to  develop eco-consciousness in their planning. We  monitored the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy and continued with the 2010 Vancouver, Canada Olympics. The project maintains an archive of writings and suggestions for the Winter Olympics.


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Last updated: 27 Sep 2018