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Wilderness Steward field internship

Posted by Bryce Winter on August 14, 2014 at 4:05pm 0 Comments

The Ventana Wilderness Alliance's Youth in Wilderness Program is looking for experienced backpackers, enthusiastic naturalists and wilderness lovers to help lead youth on multi-day backpacking trips,  day-hikes and perform stewardship activities and interpretation, in the Big Sur backcountry. This can be arranged…

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Fossil Free UCSC

Posted by Rebecca Kay on November 22, 2014 at 2:18pm 0 Comments

Engaging in Activism through Kresge 172

The collaborative learning course taught by David Shaw has been a crutch to beginning my experience at the University of California Santa Cruz. As an environmental studies major the well being of planet earth has always been important to me. Through the collaborative learning class, I have been able to engage in taking action in regards to the environment via working with the Santa Cruz chapter of the…

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To Be of Use by Marge Piercy

Posted by David Shaw on December 11, 2014 at 5:18pm 1 Comment

Dedicated to all the students from Kresge-172: Collaborative Learning for The Great Turning who gave their final presentations today.

To Be of Use by Marge Piercy

The people I love the best

jump into work head first

without dallying in the shallows

and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight.

They seem to become natives of that element,

the black sleek heads of seals

bouncing like half-submerged balls.

I love people who harness themselves,…

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Bridging Social & Environmental Justice

Started by Melissa Ott Nov 5, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello everyone! This is my first time posting on the Common Ground Center Ning, and I am excited to finally be here! At the Inter-Org Back-to-School Gathering earlier this quarter, I said I would share on here some articles I have come across that…Continue

Tags: inter-organizational, sustainability, environmental, justice, social

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Started by David Shaw. Last reply by Addison Howard Oct 1, 2014. 4 Replies

There are people gathering here from all over the world, and we would like to welcome you in a good way. Would you please tell us about yourself here, and introduce yourself, so we can strengthen our relationships with each other? How was your…Continue

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