Advocating for Inclusion in the Outdoors | Syren Nagakyrie, Disabled Hikers
Join Disabled Hikers founder and director Syren Nagakyrie for a discussion of how the disability community is building a future outdoor recreational culture centered on representation, access, and justice. We will provide ASL interpretation for this webinar and CART transcriptions for all webinars.
Water Always Wins | Erica Gies
Join author and journalist Erica Gies for a discussion about the deep dysfunction of our relationship with water. Gies reminds us that figuring out what water wants—and accommodating its desires within our human landscapes—is now a crucial survival strategy. This episode is also sponsored by Heritage Bank of Commerce.
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Our past Under the Redwoods webinars:
Join Chris Spohrer, Santa Cruz District Superintendent of California State Parks, for a look at the impact unprecedented winter storms have had on the region’s state parks, and what comes next, including a look at the future of Big Basin. May 2023Watch Webinar
In April 2023, author and historian Jared Farmer joined us for an introduction to his book Elderflora: A Modern History of Ancient Trees, and a conversation about new ways to think about redwoods—on the individual, population, and species level—and about what our past with redwoods means for their future. This webinar is no longer available…Watch Webinar
Join Sempervirens Fund’s Laura McLendon and conservation planning consultant Tom Robinson for a look at new evidence about the climate crisis, the impact on redwoods, and how the organization is responding. March 2023Watch Webinar
Join mycologist and Bard College visiting professor Dr. Patricia Ononiwu Kaishian for a conversation about the troubling roots of the redwoods conservation movement and how mycology can inspire us towards reconciliation. February 2023Watch Webinar
Join Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History’s Felicia Van Stolk for a conversation about creating joyful and lasting learning experiences, fostering stewardship, and connecting people of all ages and backgrounds to the region’s rich natural world. January 2023Watch Webinar
Join Sempervirens Fund Staff to look back at and celebrate a milestone year for conservation, stewardship, and public parks in the Santa Cruz mountains. November 2022Watch Webinar
Alec Apodaca and Alexii Sigona join us to learn about the coordinated efforts documenting the deep history of Native American landscape stewardship here in our own backyards. To carry out this multidisciplinary research, the Amah Mutsun Land Trust has partnered with the Department of Anthropology and Department of Environmental Science and Policy Management at UC…Watch Webinar
Join Matt De Young, Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship director, for a look at trail-making and public access. September 2022Watch Webinar
Visual artist and science illustrator Jane Kim of Ink Dwell studio joins us to discuss how she and her team tackle the transformation of science into art. August 2022Watch Webinar
Join composer and artist Scott Ordway to learn about his new symphonic work, The End of Rain, commissioned by the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and featuring Roomful of Teeth. The text is based on more than 200 crowdsourced stories of wildfire and drought in California, accompanied by documentary photography by the composer. You can…Watch Webinar