May 21, 2019
Join us at EGA's 2019 Fall Retreat in Downtown Napa, a region that has been on the frontlines, and at the forefront, of conversations about climate change impacts and natural disasters, from droughts to wildfires. The Retreat will provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues in the coastal...
June 6, 2019
By David Farren Are we ready for a really frank conversation about climate change impacts in the Lowcountry? Many of us have seen those doom-and-gloom sea level rise projections, but the real-life scenarios are already the new normal here, in a region where many of us live less than 10 feet above...
June 3, 2019
(This blog has been re-posted from Blue Sky Funders Forum) By Francesca Vietor Research has shown that youth who spend more time outdoors exhibit improved attentiveness, reduced school absenteeism, higher scores on standardized tests and better overall academic performance. Exposure to nature also...
April 22, 2019
By Rachel Leon, Executive Director, Environmental Grantmakers Association and Dennis Quirin, President, Neighborhood Funders Group On the 49th anniversary of the first Earth Day, the intensity of the first Earth Day is back with youth striking across the globe to protest climate change. Young...
March 29, 2019
(This blog post is re-posted from Youth Outside) Last month, we celebrated Black History Month. I believe that Black History Month happens every month for me as I think about the shoulders that I...
January 25, 2019
The Trump administration recently announced a proposed revision of a key rule implementing the federal Clean Water Act, which is among the nation’s most important – and effective – environmental laws. Through this change, the Administration seeks to redefine which waterbodies are...
January 18, 2019
by Jonathan Leaning, Grassroots International. In the beautiful, verdant jungle of the Brazilian Amazon—the very lungs of the planet—a small handful of Indigenous Munduruku communities have lived in connection with their ecosystem for more than a thousand years. When news emerged about...