On December 12th, 2011, the CSW Network held an all-staff training for employees from five CSW sites in California. CSW staff met one another, shared project and activity ideas, and learned new science material together. The Directors and complete staff from the Oakland Discovery Centers, Mission Science Workshop in San Francisco, the Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop, the Greenfield Community Science Workshop, and Fresno Community Science, came together in Watsonville for a day-long event.
On December 3rd, 2011, the Greenfield Community Science Workshop held a Grand Opening ceremony to inaugurate the transformation of the former City Council chambers in downtown Greenfield into a full-fledged Community Science Workshop. The new space, at 45 S. El Camino Real in Greenfield, CA, will serve as a community resource for informal science education for all residents of Greenfield for many years to come.