Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month honors the culture, history and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians in the United States. The EcoBlock team joins our partners in celebrating the contributions of, and recognizing the challenges faced by, the AANHPI community.
Electrification—the process of replacing fossil fuel technologies with ones that run on electricity—is making strides in California. In line with this aim, EcoBlock is phasing out natural gas on the block. Learn why moving towards all-electric is a win-win: it creates a healthier community and planet.
Picking a tree is a matchmaking game. Sherwood Design Engineers is gathering a list of the best tree options for the Oakland EcoBlock that have relatively low water usage, low isoprene emissions, and high resiliency in a changing climate. Learn more about Sherwood’s tree selection process for EcoBlock.