To All, Your Representative and Senators need to hear from you today. Congress is debating a critical bill that would make historic investments in our water, the fight against climate change, and our social safety net. The provisions in this bill are far reaching and will impact all of us. We can’t miss this opportunity. […]

Read More

Tiffany Duong Aug. 26 Rock climber Alex Honnold joins Ando in advocating for sustainable banking. Ando World-renowned rock climber Alex Honnold, famous for his free ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan’s 3,000-foot sheer rock face in Free Solo, has found his next “mountainous” challenge: the climate crisis. The athlete, who is a life-long environmentalist, has partnered […]

Read More

Your Tires Are Killing Salmon by Peter Corn on December 7, 2020 “Car lovers are regularly faced with the fact that fossil fuels are bad for the environment. Certain states have implemented emissions regulations to help mitigate this problem, but we just have to deal with it one way or another. Luckily the advent of […]

Read More

XR Earth Fast: It’s Now or Never! 28 AUGUST | Global On 28th August 2021, XR Earth Fast will start in camps around the world. Rebels will be fasting for different lengths of time – from a couple of days to indefinite fasts until our demands are met – inspired by the Tibetan Hunger Strike […]

Read More

Make Your Voice Heard Before COP26! Letters to the Earth are gathering your messages for a better future. Download letter writing toolkits to take to your schools and communities, filled with creative prompts, nature connection activities and educational materials. The campaign will bring your messages to life and share them with people around the world. […]

Read More

To All, Please advocate for the Southern California Steelhead to be listed as an endangered species. There is a letter below that was sent that you can model after or do your own. Write to the California Fish & Wildlife at: Jonathan.nelson@wildlife.ca.gov As a stream restoration volunteer, the listing of this species as endangered of […]

Read More

Hello All, The Aquatic Pesticide Application Plan (APAP) from the Woodridge Mutual Water and Property Owners Corp., for coverage under the Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Residual Aquatic Pesticide Discharges to Waters of the United States from Algae and Aquatic Weed Control Applications, Water Quality Order 2013-0002-DWQ, is available for review […]

Read More

One of the most important videos on fluoride and fluoridation — at least over the past year or so — is an hour-long presentation and Q&A from this past March, hosted by the Wisconsin Environmental Health Network. The presentation is by Professor Christine Till, PhD on her landmark studies looking at fetal and infant fluoride […]

Read More

Built on the powerful Wellntel Water Data Cloud, WaterDrop allows anyone to explore water data, study water balance anywhere in US, or build a sustainability plan where they live. With WaterDrop, you can explore water inputs, like rain and snowfall; you can study the condition of the water supply, like groundwater level and reserves; and, […]

Read More

Very soon Congress will weigh in on whether the federal government should invest in reducing lead in drinking water. The answer is obviously, “yes”. Please take just a couple of minutes to let them know that you support increased federal funding to protect drinking water. Lead service lines are the pipes that connect the large […]

Read More

Urgent Action Alert: Team of Volunteers Needed to Feed Trekkers in 6-Days Click — If you can help. Pachamama, Drawdown, Petition for a new Civilian Conservation Corps Youth Activists’ Trek Is On the Road — Walk Through Sonoma on June 10 & 11 For Fully Funded Civilian Conservation Corps Now! Please come out and support […]

Read More

A reasonably comprehensive overview of groundwater, including some interesting modeling opportunities through U of AZ, Climate Change impacts with a look at potential solutions: This video is one of a series on Water produced by U of AZ. I’ve not watched the entire series, but it may be of use as we work on outreach […]

Read More

Here we go again …. The Farallones “Poison Drop” is coming back before the California Coastal Commission. Richard Charter has created a new video on this, 1 1/2 minutes explaining the whole thing. Please go to Activist Corner to get a link so you can send your comment. Thank you. On May 12, 13, or […]

Read More

This is from Richard Charter, our local and longtime coast protector who Rue, Larry, Kimberly and I have been working with on draft Local Coastal Plan for the last year plus. The consequences of mass poisoning will have long term effects all along our coast. This was done previously with thousands of kills that were […]

Read More

Hi , River’s End reveals California’s complex struggle over who gets fresh water, and shows how moneyed interests game the system. Constant battling over uncertain water supplies heralds an impending crisis—not just in California, but around the world. Do you know where your water comes from? Here is how to get River’s End.

Read More

Chlorpyrifos can harm children’s brains, even in small doses. But it can still legally be sprayed on some of kids’ favorite foods, like apples, peaches and grapes. The European Union, California and Hawai’i have already taken action to BAN this toxic pesticide. It’s time to protect children’s health and get brain-damaging pesticides out of our […]

Read More

Hi friends, As we continue to advance our U.S.-based state and federal youth climate cases, including Juliana v. United States, we wanted to share with you some exciting developments in three of the global cases we support! MexicoWe have been working with Defensa Ambiental del Noroeste (a Mexican non-profit legal organization) since early 2019 in […]

Read More

Hi! Like most people, my family has spent a LOT of time at home over the last several months (and will continue to for the foreseeable future). To stay busy, my husband and I decided to make some home improvements we’ve been putting off, and we decided to focus our efforts on water conservation measures. […]

Read More

Today we salute Roger Hallam, an extraordinary ‘global change maker.’ Roger was a small, successful organic farmer in Wales employing many people. His farm operations were devastated by climate disruption, so he leased out the land, instead becoming a full-time, unfunded climate/ecological activist. He is intelligent, well-educated, brave, forceful, clever, highly principled individual, not satisfied […]

Read More

In case you missed this honor for “one of our own” …. (two of our own, in fact). Chris Poehlmann and Rick Coates received well deserved recognition and an award for their many years of service. On behalf of the trees “Thanks Chris and Rick!”. Awards Happy 2021 … be safe, stay well.Rue

Read More

Brock Dolman is a biologist and systems thinker. He is the co-founder of Occidental Arts and Ecology Center—one of the first permaculture education centers in North America. In this episode, Brock colorfully muralizes the concept of regenerative hydration. By connecting practices like rainwater, greywater, and fog harvesting, with conceptual tools like water budgets and unorthodox […]

Read More

Chris; The EPA’s 12/15 webinar on “How’s My Waterway?” was recorded and is now available, below. Some takeaways: ~ provides a comprehensive view of (entire) watercourses and water quality (only point sources shown at this time);~ designed for public use, tool is user-friendly and works well on mobile devices;~ data has been pulled from community, […]

Read More

Hi Ya’ll, I wanted to share with you this super interesting, thought-provoking, intriguing on competition vs., cooperation arguments and ultimately a deeper offering on the recognition of Forests as Wholes. It is a wonderful wide ranging biopic in many ways on the Bioneering work of Dr. Suzanne Simard. Several years ago I had the honor […]

Read More

Hi all,I listened to the last, great zoom meeting which set my brain ablaze with a year’s worth of mulling things over. Overall I think we need to zoom way out for a bit then come back in to the details of ‘now what!’ One of the zoomed out pictures I encountered was that 99% […]

Read More

First, it’s past time we see that there is NOTHING sustainable about Industrial forestry – not environmentally, economically or socially. Let me elaborate with comments and questions. Industrial forestry management is predicated upon the totally mistaken premise – we can ‘improve’ Nature. We can’t! We can only live in harmony with all her evolutionary, symbiotic, […]

Read More