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2014 Calendar

TBD : Earth Guardian Bandanna and MOOP Bag Silk Screening Volunteer Get-together

  • We'll be silk screening Earth Guardians Bandanas and MOOP bags for BM 2014
  • Bring your own T-shirts and sewing machine (for MOOP bags).
  • Join us at in the East Bay, we'll share food, beer and ideas about LNT and greening effocamprts for this year at Burning Man
  • We'll be starting at 10 am on Saturday till we're done, then we drink beer and break bread (actually, we won't wait till we're done to drink beer).

April 19 : Earth Day Event - San Francisco (Civic Center Area)

  • Create Eco Art? A DIY earth-friendly project? You can join us and the Burning Man Project and dozens of other organizations, individuals and artists at Earth Day in San Francisco.
  • This unique event is a day of green sustainability discussions, activitism, workshops and fun for the whole family. For more information, check out EarthDaySF.org.

April 26 - Participation Faire - Burning Man Office in San Francisco

  • Join us at the New Burning Man Offices
  • Volunteers from Earth Guardians, Recycle Camp, and other Burning Man departments will participate to help answer questions.
  • If you'd like to contribute or help set up or tear down/restore the event, please email earthguardians (at) burningman.com.
  • 2007 event: | Photos |Video | 2009 event | Photos

May 3-4 - (Sat and Sun) Earth Guardian LNT/Green Camping Trip

  • This is the annual Earth Guardian LNT training trip. This is our
    most important training for the year and a retreat for educators.
  • The weekend is centered on teaching Leave No Trace and Greening Your Burn to participants in Black Rock City.
  • This will be the 11th trip lead by Burning Mans own LNT Masters, but is open to anyone interested in LNT or greener camping practices
  • Meet Friday night or Saturday morning in Nevada City, CA!
  • Send email to lnt (at) burningman.com to sign up, more details here
  • 2007 event :| Photos | | webpage | 2008 event :| Photos | | tripwebpage | 2009 event :| Photos | | webpage |

May 24-26- Black Rock Rendezvous - Black Rock NCA

  • Come join Friends of Black Rock High Rock and the BLM at the Black Rock Rendezvous.
  • BBQ Chuck wagon dinner, socializing with a camp-out at the Cassidy Mine (order tickets on line at http://blackrockrendezvous.org/), meet other Black Rock User Groups, bring your own cup/plate/utensils!
  • Black Rock Desert Tours offered on Saturday.
  • Potluck dinnera at with music, fireworks and flame dancing.
  • Check out the event web site and schedule. Don't forget to order your wristband this year!
  • 2007 event | Photos | 2008 event | Photos | 2009 event | Photos |

June 21-22 : MOOP Bag Making Work Party and BBQ, Nevada City

  • We'll be constructing MOOP bags out of old jeans and pants, using neck ties as straps. Multiple sewing machines will be on hand, but you are invited to bring your own.
  • This is a great way to learn how to sew! Bring old pants and ties to donate and something to grill, snacks and drinks, it is a party after all. RSVP cutand questions to Judes, jmoralesgibson@yahoo.com

July TBD : Evapatron Workshop, Santa Cruz

  • We'll be building evapatrons with the amazing grandfather of greywater, Ember!
  • To sign up - email Larry at ember@burningman.com

July TBD : MOOP Bag Silk Screening and Evapatron Workshop

  • We'll be screening MOOP bags for Burning Man and Tshirts
  • Bring pants, ties, T-shirts and sewing machines!
  • We'll share food, drinks, and ideas about our camp and volunteer teams this year at Burning Man
  • We'll start at 10:00 am till we're done. email Jerry at misterbubble@mac.com for address.

July TBD - DIY MOOP Bag Playa-U, 3pm

  • Prepare for the Playa, Cafe Cocomo, 650 Indiana Street, SF
  • Learn how to make your own MOOP bag at the Prepare for the Playa event
  • Just bring a pair of old jeans and a neck tie. You can then bling our your MOOP bag in your personal playawear style!
  • Prepare for the Playa goes from noon-7pm, our workshop will happen evaparound 3 pm.

July TBD - Make Your Own MOOP Bag Worshop/Sewing Bee, 7pm

  • Bring Your Own Pants, Ties and Bling materials. You'll make your own personalized MOOP bag at BM HQ
  • Bring bling like patches, fabric/fur scraps and trims are great. Consider fabric painting or Bedazzling your bag!
  • Please avoid sequins and dangly bits that can become embarrassing MOOP. We will provide sewing machines, sewing supplies and hands-on instruction.
  • If you don’t know how to sew, this is a great way to learn this valuable playa-skill, RSVP and questions to: Judes, jmoralesgibson@yahoo.com

August 26 - September 2 : Burning Man!

  • See you all in Black Rock City! We'll be doing hot springs patrols, nature walks and ressewtoration efforts outside the fence!
  • We'll have daily aerialyoga, workshops, black rock displays, check out our events schedule
  • Join one of our volunteer teams!


September TBD : National Public Lands Day

  • Projects typically include clean up of recreation sites around the play or in the Calico Mountains and clean-up of two abandoned mine sites
  • People can participate in variety of volunteer projects that will help protect nationally significant historic trails and wilderness areas.
  • Volunteers are welcome to camp on Saturday and are invited to participate in a pot luck dinner with the main dish sponsored by the Nevada Ourdoor School. People not wanting to camp may be able to arrange motel accommodations in Gerlach.
  • Children's activities are usually offered.The Nevada Outdoor School has provided inquiry based education programs for youngsters at past events. Check out www.nevadaoutdoorschool.comjai
  • For more information, Persons wishing to attend the National Public Lands Day volunteer event or who would like more information about it may contact the BLM or Friends
    of the Black Rock.