Planet Drum Staff

Planet Drum staff contribute a wide variety of reports and writeups to the organizational website.

Bottle Cap Quilt Project at the Senator Hotel

By Planet Drum Staff | June 27, 2023

Raise the Stakes Archive

By Planet Drum Staff | June 11, 2023

“Raise The Stakes, the Planet Drum Review, a bi-annual publication, presented thought-provoking essays on issues ranging from restoration ecology to the greening of cities from 1979 – 2000. In addition [it had] a “Circles of Correspondence” section describing the activities of bioregional groups throughout the U.S. and internationally, Raise the Stakes included original poetry, articles on a variety of ecological subjects, unique graphics, new publications […]

Earth Happenings, Winter 2021

By Planet Drum Staff | January 6, 2021

Table of Contents: (internal linking demo) January 13 February 11 March 20 — Equinox The winter months of the early new year are full of astronomical and terrestrial events that ground our human experience in the great natural cycles of our world. Astronomy Winter Solstice Details (Source: NASA/JPL) Astronomical events calendar, January-March 2021 (Source: January 2, 3 — Quadrantids Meteor Shower. The Quadrantids is an […]

Planet Drum Launches Eco-Bahia Ecuador Support Group

By Planet Drum Staff | December 8, 2000

Planet Drum Foundation held a reception and presentation about Bahia de Caraquez titled “Ecuador’s Ecological City” in San Francisco on December 8, 2000. The site was Fort Mason’s cozy renovated Firehouse, where refreshments were served and a raffle was held to raise funds. Asmara Pelupessy, PDF’s administrative assistant and membership manager, welcomed everyone and Tamara Ribas, volunteer angel, acknowledged that food and raffle donations were […]

Proclamation of the City of San Francisco Commending Ciudad Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador On Becoming An Ecological City

By Planet Drum Staff | June 2, 2000

The City and County of San Francisco, California, Board of Supervisors adopted the following resolution on May 22, 2000. The Mayor of San Francisco, Willie Brown, signed this Resolution on June 2, 2000. WHEREAS, The Canton Council of Ciudad Bahía de Caráquez of Ecuador has enacted a Bylaw, signed by the Mayor, declaring the municipality of Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador an Eco-City, or “Cuidad Ecologica”, […]

Shasta Bioregional Gathering VI (proposed: Sacramento Valley)

By Planet Drum Staff | May 17, 2000

Location: (Proposed for) Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley Bioregion and/or Putah-Cache subregion. Proposed Issues to be addressed: Correspondences Regarding Prospective Organizing Committee Members: Timothy McClure (The Eden Project); Glen Ellen, October, 1997.Expressed interest in organizing the next Bioregional Gathering along with a North Coast Bioregion Gathering, and that he had a clear vision of what the next gathering would look like. In March 1998, in […]