Pacific Northwest Changemakers: Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Sustainability

Mitchell Thomashow has recently completed a monograph for Philanthropy Northwest titled Pacific Northwest Changemakers: Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Sustainability. From the forward by Kiran Ahuja, CEO: “In ‘Pacific Northwest Changemakers’, Mitchell Thomashow takes us from Central Washington to Montana, from Coastal Alaska to Portland. We learn how the Walla Walla Community Council generates community solutions […]

Kristal Ambrose featured in Sierra Magazine

Kristal Ambrose directs a marine science and plastic debris program for youth on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera.  Kristal frequently joins me by Skype to present in Three Circles workshops.  Her efforts were featured in Sierra Magazine in April, 2017. View the article here.

Trace by Lauret Savoy

Sand and stone are Earth’s fragmented memory. Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss. One life-defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this: the American land did not hate. As an educator and Earth historian, she has tracked the continent’s past from the relics of deep time; […]

Black Faces, White Spaces by Carolyn Finney

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans. Bridging the fields of environmental […]

White Bread, Weaving Cultural Past into the Present by Christine Sleeter

Christine Sleeter, Professor Emerita, California State University, Monterey Bay,  has written many books on multicultural education and has recently published her first novel.  White Bread tells a story of a white teacher who, by confronting her own family’s German immigrant history and the secrets that have been hidden from her, learns to build a bridge between herself […]

Urban Environmental Education Narratives by Alex Russ et al

PDF (2016) Published by the North American Association for Environmental Education and Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab Alex Russ with Adam Green, Adam Liebowitz, Anthony Archino, Jennifer Plewka, Carol Kennedy, Chrissy Word, Damian Griffin, Jennifer Beaugrand, Jennifer Plewka, Julien Terrell, Andre Rivera, Celina Medina, Elizabeth Severino, Nia Terrelonge, and Victor Davila

Community, Culture and the Environment: A Guide to Understanding a Sense of Place

  The EPA’s Community, Culture and the Environment: A Guide to Understanding a Sense of Place is available at US EPA ARCHIVE DOCUMENT  The Guide is arranged by the following chapters: CHAPTER 1. Introduction. What is a community cultural assessment? This chapter includes an overview of the Guide and background information on its development. CHAPTER 2. What Are Community and […]