Urban Ecology Class at Merrit College, Oakland
- URBAN ECOLOGY:
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE FROM THE HILLS TO THE BAY
This informal series of workshops introduces a set of urban issues
and their solutions. You will be introduced to the following:
-Geographic Information Systems uses
-Introduction to Land Use Planning and Zoning
-Ecosystems, Watersheds, Culture, and Agriculture
With field sites in Oakland, Emeryville, and Richmond
Faculty: Junko Bryant is a City and Regional Planner who has worked in
private industry, government, and now with non-profit watershed
Robin Freeman is Chair of the Merritt Environmental Program and Director of
the David R. Brower, Ronald V. Dellums Institute for Sustainable Policy
Studies. An Environmental Designer and researcher, he is and has been a
member of local, regional, and statewide civic Boards and Commissions.
Dana Harvey, Co-Director of the Environmental Science Institute, is a soil
scientist currently working with urban food security and food systems.
Class Schedule: Meets Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, January 21-April 28 (no
class 2/4, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, or 4/14) and Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm, January
24 and 31; April 3 and 17
Information: 510-434-3840, www.merrit.edu
These Environmental Program classes start soon--enroll now while space is
still available by calling registration (510) 466-7368 or visiting online at
We look forward to seeing you in class!