A New Hope: The Northern Mendocino Ecosystem Recovery Alliance

November 2021 in Leggett: the organizing meeting that brought together the NM-ERA team.

Trees Foundation is thrilled to welcome Northern Mendocino Ecosystem Recovery Alliance (NM-ERA) into our Fiscal Sponsorship umbrella. Fiscal Sponsorship is one of the primary ways that Trees Foundation supports the North Coast grassroots environmental community. It allows groups to move swiftly forward in accomplishing their objectives, while we handle the 501(c)3 bookkeeping and financial reporting…

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Salmon Habitat Restoration Projects Enhance Habitat for Pollinators

Salmon Protection and Watershed Network By Audrey Fusco, Restoration Ecologist at SPAWN The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) focuses on protecting and improving habitat for central coast coho salmon and the forests and watersheds they need to survive in the Lagunitas creek watershed of Marin County, CA. We have restored more than 15 acres…

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SRF Erosion and Sediment Control Field School

SRF Filed Tour

June 13-14, 2022 Salmonid Restoration Federation Salmonid Restoration Federation is hosting an Erosion and Sediment Control Field School. This technical field course is part of our Northern California Best Management Practices Education Series funded by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program. SRF is partnering with Pacific Watershed Associates, Five Counties…

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Restoring Native Grass Species Can Help Reduce High-Intensity Fire Risk

Eel River Restoration Project By Kirsten Hill and Pat Higgins Recent California fires have been devastating, and experts tell us that such catastrophic events are likely to recur. Three causal mechanisms are: years of wildland fire suppression, impacts of climate change, and the continual spread of invasive grasses that exacerbate the intensity of fires—a factor…

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Human Nature: Comedy of the Wild

Human Nature Human Nature has been producing theater—mostly comedy and musical comedy—about crucial environmental and social issues since 1979. Their shows tend to be bawdy, tragi-comic, and absolutely serious all at once. They have moved, delighted, and pissed off audiences from South Africa to Istanbul to New York City to Briceland, CA. The company’s initial…

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Climate-Smart Conservation in the Klamath Mountains

Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center By Alexi Lovechio Here in northern California we are surrounded by one of the largest carbon reserves in the Northern Hemisphere. Forests capture and store carbon, which helps offset pollution that causes climate change. Old-growth forests—containing trees that are often centuries old in a rich bed of living soil—are extremely efficient at…

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