Ethereum Cat Herders

Welcome to the Ethereum cat Herders’ website, the go-to place to get the latest news on upcoming Network Upgrades (Hard Forks), EIP’s, announcements and overall core developer and community coordination efforts.

Our aim is to bring the minimum amount of order that chaos needs to move Ethereum forward.

1559 Fee market change


Fee Market Changes meeting notes are available here.

As part of the first EIP-1559 implementers’ call (summary), one of the identified next steps is to organize a community bounty for what the “send a transaction” UI would look like under either EIP-1559 or the newly proposed alternative of “Escalator Fees”. The Ethereum Cat Herders are facilitating this bounty and invite community participation for: Funding and advertising the bounty.

If you can help with either of these, please reach out to Pooja Ranjan ( and Tim Beiko (

Read the 1559 design bounty proposal and track progress.

Peep an EIP

A video series focused on the Ethereum Improvement Proposal

Peep an EIP Schedule tracker

Upcoming Ethereum network upgrade

You can follow everything related to Ethereum network upgrade with us.

Berlin Upgrade

Accepted EIPs

EIP-2315: Simple Subroutines for the EVM

EIP-2537: BLS12-381 curve operations

Proposed EIPs

EIP 2046: Reduced gas cost for static calls made to precompiles

EIP 2565: Repricing of the EIP-198 ModExp precompile

Follow client status for Berlin upgrade here.

Previous Ethereum blockchain upgrades

ProgPOW resources

Ethereum Cat Herders



Survey report


Fellowship of Ethereum Magicians

Ongoing voting for ProgPOW on Ethereum network

*Note: The Ethereum Cat Herders are not pro or anti ProgPOW. This collection of resources on ProgPOW discussion is made available for community reference purposes only. Feel free to participate in the ongoing discussion on the Fellowship of Ethereum Magician and other forums. 

About us

The Ethereum Cat Herders are a group of independent contributors serving the Ethereum community. We are here to support Ethereum developer teams by coordinating Hard Forks, monitoring EIPs, creating PM processes and retroactive reports, relaying information between teams, taking notes during All Core Devs calls and much more.

If you’re intrested to join the Ethereum Cat Herders, fill-up the onboarding form and one of the members will reach out to you.

You can find and reach out to the Ethereum Cat Herders here: