Story of Plastic Wins an Emmy!

OAEC’s fiscally sponsored project Peak Plastic creates integrated storytelling campaigns to fight plastic production and pollution and to empower global collaborative action. Last month, Peak Plastic… Read More >

Read the 2021 Update

In these times, OAEC continues to embody David Orr’s assertion that “hope is a verb with its sleeves rolled up,”… Read More >

Wildlands Program Builds Local Wildfire Resiliency

October 2021 Though the air has been clean at OAEC the past few weeks, we haven’t forgotten that California is… Read More >

Fall Plant Sale THIS WEEKEND!

PLANT SALE THIS WEEKEND! ⁠ Mother Garden Nursery Year End Plant Sale November 13-14⁠, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm Everything 20% off!⁠… Read More >

Forest Thinning and Gully Repair

‘Slash Ain’t Trash, It’s Beneficial Biomass!’  – Brock Dolman For the past few months, OAEC’s Wildlands team has been working… Read More >

How is OAEC dealing with the drought?

The old saying “Don’t miss the water ‘till the well runs dry” couldn’t be more apt in this year’s unprecedented… Read More >

Now accepting 2022 internship applications

Come live, learn, work and play with us! Each year, OAEC hires 6 enthusiastic interns to live and learn at… Read More >

New Hybrid Permaculture Course This Fall!

After a year and a half of pandemic closure, we are happy to announce that the OAEC site will be… Read More >

Nursery Opens April 17th!

Mother Garden Nursery at OAEC Season Opening April 17th! Open weekends 10am-5pm We have been propagating up a storm through… Read More >

CA Beaver Summit – video recording

Climate change is making California hotter, drier, and harder for people and wildlife. Beaver can help. Watch the video recording… Read More >

Beaver Restoration Feasibility: A Webinar for Olema 

The following video is a recording of the informational webinar Brock Dolman and Kate Lundquist (Occidental Arts & Ecology Center… Read More >