This is a chance for the rest of us to get involved at the core of the Burning Man Organization, and learn how it's been going green and what you can do on this angle too!!
Three Burnerific Events in One Radically Fun Day!
Open House: Learn How To Help Create Black Rock City, all the places to volunteer
Green House: Find Out How to Green the Burn and the World
Beach House: Inaugurate the New Ocean Beach Burn Platforms
WHEN: Saturday April 14, 11AM to 3PM - then head to the Beach!
WHERE: Burning Man Headquarters - 1900 3rd St. @ 16th, SF
(note: #15 bus stops operation on April 7th, it is being replaced by the
new T line train and 9X bus)
Then off to Ocean Beach for the 7PM Fire
(Artists' fire pits to be dedicated at stairwells 15-21. Meet at
Stairwell18 to start) Free, of course! Leave no trace.
In celebration of this year's theme "the Green Man", our annual Burning
Man Open House and Volunteer Recruitment Day will feature a major Green
House theme to help you green your burn!
Here's what the Earth Guardians and Green Team have organized for the Green House:
Solar Stage Line-Up
11:00 ? noon:
? How to be a green Burner (11:00 ? 11:30)
1. Intro: What is Green?
2. Step by Step ? 6 R?s
3. Power ? Conservation / Alternative / Credits
4. Materials (Reuse, Recycle, Renewable)
5. LNT ? (It?s still important)
6. Resource Directory
? Cooling Man (11:30-11:45)
? Friends of Black Rock (11:45-noon)
Noon - 3:00: Main Speakers / Music / Puppets
- Biofuels speakers (Noon-12:30)
- Green Man Puppet Performance (12:30 ?12:45)
- BM staff discussion on Reuseable Structures and
Restoration (12:45 ? 1:00)
- Burning Man unplugged spoken word (1:00-1:10)
- Inconvenient Truth Talk (1:10 ? 1:30) [Climate Project trainee Raines Cohen adapting some of Al Gore's slideshow to Burner Language and Actions]
- Tri-clops monstrosity Band (1:30 ? 2:00)
2:00 - 3:00 Eco-Fashion show!
? Chlorophyll Collective Dome
? Man Pavilion Test
? Black Rock walk
? Water works Grey Water Demos (Nose Fish, BYB, HBGBs,
? Friends of Black Rock
? Volunteer tables for EGs, Greening Man, Recycle camp
? LNTV & Environmental video shorts
? LNT National Traveling Trainers
? Green Lighting workshop and Examples
? DIY Trashion Sewing Bee Stations
? MOOP map & Restoration Tools
? Eco-faire & Carnivale (Sustainable Living Roadshow)
? Solar Area with solar cooking, power, chilling)
? Green Vehicles & Buses
? E-cycling by greencitizen
? Plant-It Hardware Green Construction
? Pachamama Alliance
Check out the last post on the Environmental News
Service wire about "Step It Up 2007" - hey, that's us!
Hope to see you there! It's exciting showcase that will be highlighting what people do to green their burn experience, and where you can go for these supplies, and volunteer to help out with this year at BRC!
Posted by: Kachina Katrina*
Official Website: http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/
Added by raines on January 31, 2007