“The Pleasure of Finding Things Out”

Since 1999 artists Judith and Richard Lang have collected over two tons of plastic debris from the same 1,000 yards of Kehoe Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore. They pick up caps, disposable lighters, combs, brushes, and tooth brushes (imagine the possibilities) and turn the trash into fine art. Their work is both well regarded […]

What’s Good for Nature is Good for the Economy

What if we could create a new incentive that pays for environmental benefits or outcomes that are important for human well-being? There is a group of leading environmental organizations doing just that along the Mokelumne River Watershed in California. Environmental Defense Fund, Sustainable Conservation, The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Nevada Conservancy and others are collaborating to […]

Taking Off in 2012

I’ve never been much for writing, but I’m moved by our New Year-New Website milestone to share a bit about this journey we’re on. It all started with a hunch, the idea that if the everyday person developed a stronger relationship to the natural environment he would be more likely to take care of it. We’ve since set out […]