Thursday, November 29 7pm The Legacy of Berkeley Parks: A Century of Planning and Making Marcia McNally, Sadie Graham, and Louise Mozingo (UC Berkeley, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning professor, graduate student, and professor)* Berkeley Art Center, Live Oak Park, 125 Walnut Street Tuesday, December 4 5:30 pm - 7 pm A Camera Aloft: California’s Wetlands and Streams from a Bird’s Perspective Charles Benton, UC Berkeley Professor of Architecture Wurster Hall 112 Sponsored by the Water Resources Center Archives. Wednesday, December 5 7:30 pm - 9 pm Honoring Our Peacetime Veterans: The New Deal Legacy in Berkeley's Parks and Recreational Facilities Gray Brechin, PhD and author of Imperial San Francisco Live Oak Park Center Theatre, 1201 Shattuck Avenue Sponsored by Berkeley Partners for Parks/ BPFP ($5 - $10 benefit at the door). Contact BPFP or me for more details. Thursday, December 6 5:30 - 7:30pm Combating Gentrification and Displacement: Building a Bay Area Urban Justice Movement 55 Second Street, 24th Floor, San Francisco Sponsored by Just Cause Oakland, POWER, PODER, and St. Peter's Housing Committee. Details available at Urban Alliance for Sustainability. Saturday, December 8 Friends of Five Creeks (F5C) Field Trip to restored Guadalupe River in downtown San Jose 10:30 am - 12:30 pm $10 per person plus Details are provided on the F5C calendar. * If you have an opportunity to take a course at the UCB Department of Landscape Architecture, I recommend courses by Marcia McNally and Louise Mozingo; both are dynamic and nurturing professors.