EPiC

EPiC: Protecting Mono Lake

EPiC: Protecting Mono Lake

Mono Lake Committee safeguards California gem Words by Leonie Sherman Photos courtesy Mono Lake Committee A glimpse of Mono Lake. On the edge of Yosemite National Park, fifteen miles east of Tioga Pass, Mono Lake shimmers like a jewel amid the vast monochromatic...
EPiC: Thinking Like a Watershed

EPiC: Thinking Like a Watershed

The Mattole Restoration Council: restoring the land from ridgeline to river By Leonie Sherman MRC founding member, Freeman House, under the Council Madrone tree (MRC). Deep in the forests of southern Humboldt lie the sprawling remains of the biggest madrone on the...
EPiC: Truckee Donner Land Trust

EPiC: Truckee Donner Land Trust

Saving open space for all of us By Leonie Sherman Perazzo Meadows. Photo: Elizabeth Carmel/The Carmel Gallery in Truckee Rumor has it that the Truckee Donner Land Trust started around a kitchen table, but one founder, John Eaton insists it was a fireplace. Twenty-five...
EPiC: Save Our Shores – Saving the Beaches

EPiC: Save Our Shores – Saving the Beaches

 After nearly forty years Save Our Shores continues its heroic work By Leonie Sherman Passionfish restaurant volunteers care for Lover’s Point in Monterey as part of SOS’s Adopt A Beach program. Lots of people move to Santa Cruz to be near the ocean, but Rachel Kippen...
EPiC: California FarmLink

EPiC: California FarmLink

Promoting sustainable agriculture by supporting the next generation of farmers By Ariana Reguzzoni FarmLink clients Chris Hay (of Say Hay Farms) with landowners Pat Meade and Jon Robbins of Yolo County. It’s an alarming yet well-known statistic in the world of...
EPiC: Solar Climbers

EPiC: Solar Climbers

Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright bring solar power to the underprivileged through the Honnold Foundation By Kristin Conard Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold take a welcome break from pedaling bikes and climbing desert towersto install solar panels on a Navajo elder’s home....
EPiC: Saving the Solitude

EPiC: Saving the Solitude

Snowlands Network preserves human powered winter Snowmobile trespass. Photo by Jeff Erdoes. Imagine gliding through a serene Tahoe glade on a pair of cross country skis. Then imagine a line of snowmobiles blasting through the forest and shattering the peace. Sound...
EPiC: Inspired Leadership

EPiC: Inspired Leadership

Through the decades, Ecology Action has shown that meaningful change is possible By Charong Chow Ecology Action employees at a Fun Friday parking lot BBQ. A typical weekday morning at the Ecology Action office in downtown Santa Cruz, California begins with the arrival...
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