Spring is the perfect time to discover your public lands. It's also the best time to celebrate the great outdoors! Beginning on Earth Day, and running through Memorial Day, Sonoma County Regional Parks and their partners will launch Parks Celebration 2015. John Ryan tells us more.
Even before the first western men reached California, the natural environment was altered by the presence of native people. In State of Change, an impressive work or historical ecology, Laura Cunningham illustrates what the state might have looked like then—or even hundreds of years earlier.
A primary goal of the Center for Climate Protection’s high school outreach program, called Eco2School, is encouraging students to drive less. But they’ve found some fun ways to make their serious point.
Focusing outreach toward high school students is a high-impact approach says Paola Alvarado, program coordinator for the Center for Climate Protection’s Eco2School Challenge Program, because of the demographic middle ground they represent.