Your Chapter's enduring impact is the result of a long history of successful partnerships among volunteer leaders, paid staff, and member donors, working together to create strong relationships that achieve environmental goals.
Have you ever gasped at your TV, watching in disgust as massive acres of tropical forests are destroyed? Beautiful forests are clear-cut to the bare ground, and fires are started on land teeming with life.
The Chapter's Coastal Issues Committee is working to block a proposed zoning amendment that would permit winery expansion, at the expense of increased erosion and sediment deposition on our creeks and watersheds.
On September 30 the San Francisco Public Utility Commission released its staff recommendations, urging support for a new plan that would allow seismic upgrades to move forward on the aging Hetch Hetchy water system without diverting nearly as much water from the Tuolumne River, at least until 2018. This is a big step in the right direction.
In this gift-giving season, environmentally mindful donors may wish to give to a charity that addresses world hunger. If we care about the well-being of our planet, it behooves us to look closely at the food that charities provide.
Here we were on a high ridge in the middle of a snow storm in the late afternoon. The wind was howling and the snow blowing hard. Our small group of six skiers huddled together to talk and make sure everyone was ok before we started to ski down off the ridge.