Since we became parents, three years ago, we have slowed down our speaking and travelling schedule considerably. We usually don't travel outside our region now.

2009 events

October 20, Friday, 7pm, Tucson, Arizona, Antigone's Bookstore, 411 N. 4th Avenue. See www. antigonebooks.com.


July 26, Sunday, 4pm Lama, New Mexico, Lama Foundation, see www.lamafoundation.org.

2008 events

October 21, Tuesday 8:30am, Orlando, Florida, University Of Central Florida,  Sustainable Florida Conference.  See

June-August 2008  Nigel and Shay will be spending the summer in a 150 sq ft cabin Shay built on Lama Mountain [link to www.lamafoundation.org] in Northern New Mexico.  Shay will be teaching a short course for women in basic carpentry in July. 

March 18 Tuesday, 7:30pm Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles) CA, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Chautauqua Lecture Series.  Free and open to the public. Temescal Gateway Park 15601 W Sunset Blvd. Free parking is available in the main parking lot.  See www.lamountains.com and www.smmc.ca.gov

2007 events

October 18, Thursday, Flagstaff, Arizona, 7:00pm Northern Arizona University's Cline Library Auditorium, as part of the One Community Sustainable Living Lecture Series, sponsored by NAU's Center for Sustainable Environments in partnership with the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program, the Coconino County Sustainable Economic Development Initiative, the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, and Coconino Community College.

October 16 Tuesday, Mayer, Arizona, 7:30pm Arcosanti Foundation, call (928) 632-6225 for other details.

October 3,  Wednesday, Burbank, California at 7:00 p.m, Burbank Recycle Center. Sponsored by the City of Burbank. Please call the Recycle Center for more information and to sign up 238-3900

October 1, Monday, San Luis Obispo, California 6pm, at the City/County Library at 995 Palm Street. Sponsored by the City of San Luis Obispo, CalPoly's College of Architecture and Environmental Design, the Workforce Housing Coalition and the Housing Trust Fund

September 30, Sunday San Jose, California, 2:30 pm in at the Fairmont Hotel, at the California Chapter of the American Planning Association's conference. Getting Small: Living Efficiently and Affordably on a Small Planet.  

 August 26,  Sunday  Lama Foundation, New Mexico, 4pm American University Spirituality and Sutainability Course.  See www.lamafoundation.org

July 19,  Thurs  Tucson, Arizona  Ecosa Design Institute 11am.  Private event, may allow some guests, contact Brad for details [email protected]

Feb 8, Thurs Berkeley, CA,  7 - 8:30pm Builders Booksource 1817 Fourth Street (Near Hearst) 510-845-6874 [email protected]

Feb 7 Wednesday Berkeley 1-2pm University of California Berkeley campus (Wurster Hall). Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley Lecture Series.Contact Georgia Silvera [email protected]

Feb 6 Tues Pt Reyes 5:30 -6:30pm Live Radio Show with Jonathan Rowe KWMR, 90.5 FM Pt Reyes and 89.3 FM Bolinas West Marin Community Radio

Feb 4 Sunday Nevada City, California 7pm Helling Library Community Room 950 Maidu Avenue. Contact for info: Janaia Donaldson Yuba Gals Independent Media: [email protected]

Feb 3 Saturday 7pm Truckee, California,  Cedar House Sports Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road <http://www.cedarhousesporthotel.com/location.html> www.cedarhousesporthotel.com/location.html

Contact mayumi elegado <[email protected]> 530- 587-3607

Feb 2 Friday, 2- 5 pm Sacramento, Byron Sher Auditorium 

The Cal/EPA Building is located at the corner of 10th and I streets in downtown Sacramento.  The address is 1001 I street. No books will be sold at this event.

Directions  www.ciwmb.ca.gov/BoardInfo/Location/#CalEPA. Parking: There are a few 10 hour meters on 11th street, but youíll probably want to park across the street in the city garage.  Parking downtown is enforced with vigor so don’t park for three hours in a two-hour spot. Contact on day of event Janet Myles 916-214-2749

Feb 2  Friday Sacramento, Fri 5pm Mogavero, Notestine and Associates (This is a private, invitation-only event)

Feb 1 Thurs East Bay evening Sergio Lub.  Friendly Favors (This is an invitation-only event.  Contact [email protected]). Cosponsored Institute of Noetic Sciences and Gaia University Network.

Jan 31 Wed Arcata 7pm Humboldt University, Natural Resources Building Room 101 1 Harpst St., Campus Center for Appropriate Technology. Contact CCAT Tatton [email protected] 1-707-826-3551

Jan 30 Tues 7pm Hopland American Legion Hall 110 Feliz Creek Creek. Contact Solar Living Institute Kevin Pile [email protected] 707.744.2017 www.solarliving.org

Jan 30 Tues Hopland 1pm - 3 pm Booksigning REAL GOODS SOLAR LIVING CENTER. Contact Solar Living Institute Kevin Pile [email protected] 707.744.2017

Jan 26 Fri 7:30 pm Santa Cruz Louden Nelson Center 301 Center St. at Laurel St. Contact claudine desiree < [email protected]> (831)423-5204. Donation $5-$10

Jan 25 Thurs 6:30-8:30 San Luis Obispo Public Library 995 Palm Street. Contact Mikel Robertson [email protected] 805 674 5534

Jan 24 Wed 6:30pm Solvang Library 1745 Mission Drive Solvang, CA 93463 (805) 688-4214. Donation $5-$10 Betty Seaman [email protected], 805-698-3840

Jan 29 Mon 7:30 pm Santa Rosa New College 99 6th Street Santa Rosa. Contact [email protected] 707 568-2605

Jan 24 Wed, 1pm University California Santa Barbara, Isla Vista, Donald Bren School of Environmental Sciences and Management, Environmental Studies Program Conference Room Bren 4316. Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program. Contact email [email protected] Alternative contact: David Cleveland e-mail: [email protected]

Jan 23 Tues 7:30 pm Ventura Tues April 25 Art Barn 856 East Thompson Blvd., Downtown Ventura (between Ash and Kalorama, behind Kids & Families Together) contact Lynne Okun <[email protected]> 805-338-2576. Donation $5

Jan 22 Mon 7:45pm Santa Barbara Public Library 40 East Anapumu St. www.sbpermaculture.org

Jan 21 Sun 8pm LA Ecovillage, 117 Bimini Place, Los Angeles 90004 (1 block east of Vermont just south of 1st St), Lois Arkin [email protected] 213/738-1254 $10 (sliding scale okay)

Jan 20 Saturday 2pm Los Angeles David Kohn Audubon Center at Debs Park: 4700 North Griffin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031 Sustainable Los Angeles Lecture Series!  Contact David Kahn < [email protected]> Go to website www.sustainablehabitats.org to get directions and RSVP

Jan 19 Fri 6:30 9 pm San Juan Capistrano

 Center for Universal Truth 27121 Calle Arroyo Ste. 2200, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 949-481-4040.  Cost: $25 for Organic Dinner and Slideshow or $5 for Slideshow only begins at 7:30 Contact "Deanna Moore"<[email protected]>

Jan 18 Thurs 6pm Laguna Beach Latitude 33 Bookshop located at 311 Ocean Avenue City, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Phone: (949)494-5403, Email: [email protected]

Jan 18 Thus 10 am San Diego, CA Design Institute of San Diego www.disd.org, 8555 Commerce Avenue. This event is open to the public. Please park only in spaces marked 8555. Go to the main signed entrance to get directions to room 404. [email protected]

Jan 17 Wed 7:30 pm .San Diego World Beat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd See www.sdecc.igc.org

Jan 12 Fri 9-10am & Mon Jan13 9-10am Santa Barbara Radio Interview Sustainable world Radio www.kcsb.org 91.9 FM with Shay Salomon

2006 events

November 6, Monday,  noon, Seattle, Washington, Mithun, Pier 56 .  Private event, but call Mithun’s Communication’s director , Bonnie, if you want to attend:  Bonnie   206.935.0454

November 6, Monday, 3:30 p.m Seattle University of Washington Gould 424 Sponsored by The Northwest Center for Livable Communities. Contact: [email protected]

October 21, Friday,  7pm, Tucson, Arizona, Antigone’s Bookstore, 411 N. 4th Ave

September 20  Wednesday, Boulder, Colorado, ConservED Luncheon 11:00am for location  details contact Jennifer White [email protected] or visit http://www.greenheartguide.net

September 17 Boulder, Colorado 4:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1241 Ceres Drive, Lafayette. Free and open to the public