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2014 Calendar

April 26th : Earth Guardian MOOP Bag Silk Screening Volunteer Get-together at BMHQ

  • 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 BHHQ, we'll share ideas about LNT and greening effocamprts for this year at Burning Man
  • We'll be starting at 11 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). - see directions below!

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

  • Join us at the New Burning Man Offices- 660 Alabama Street
  • Volunteers from Earth Guardians, Recycle Camp, and other Burning Man departments will participate to help answer questions.
  • If you'd like to attend, please email earthguardians (at) burningman.com.
  • 2007 event: | Photos |Video | 2009 event | Photos

May 10 - (Sat ) MOOP Bag Workshop and Sewing Bee, 11am - 3pm

  • Help us make MOOP bags! Please bring a sewing machine if you have one!
  • Come and meet other Earth Guardians, learn about Burning Man and what we do!
  • Send email to Darrel at earthguardians(at) burningman.com to sign up
  • trip 6945 Bristol Drive, Berkely, California

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 14 & June 22 : Evapotron Workshop, Palo Alto evap

  • We'll be building evapatrons with the amazing grandfather of greywater, Ember!
  • To sign up - email Larry at dry@evapatrons.info
  • Parts Fee = $70
  • Learn more at www.evapotrons.info

June 28-29 : 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 and questions to earthguardians@burningman.com

July TBD : Volunteer Get-together and final MOOP Bag Workshop

  • We'll be finishing MOOP bags for Burning Man sew
  • 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 11:00 am till we're done.

August 26 - September 2 : Burning Man!

  • See you all in Black Rock City! We'll be doing hot springs patrols, nature walks and restoration 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.


May TBD - (Sat and Sun) Earth Guardian LNT/Green Camping Trip - On Hold for 2014, join us in 2015!

  • This is the annual Earth Guardian LNT training trip.
  • The weekend is centered on teaching Leave No Trace and Greening Your Burn to participants in Black Rock City.
  • This will be the 12th 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 |