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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…Continue
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…Continue
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,…Continue
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
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