As California enters another severe drought, we are once again being asked to be thoughtful and judicious about our water usage. Many California Watershed Protection Fund grantees are asking the question: If every drop counts, why are we polluting the water sources we do have?
Notable treasures of the California desert and Sierra Foothills have come under threat this year from proposed new mining operations. Find out from Program Officer Aurora Heying about how Rose Foundation grantees are stepping up to save them.
“Every living creature’s existence is dependent on having a place that keeps them alive.”
Learn more about how Marily Woodhouse is fighting to protect the places that keep her community alive — local forests and watersheds in the foothills of Mount Lassen.
Congratulations to Marily Woodhouse! Since launching Battle Creek Alliance nearly 15 years ago, Marily has been a staunch defender of our forests and watersheds. Learn more about Marily’s work as an outstanding environmental advocate!
Earth Day is just around the corner! This year’s Earth Day theme, Restore Our Earth, reflects how urgent it is for us to take bold climate and environmental action. Find out how our grantees are celebrating this month, get inspired, and get active! Let’s restore our Earth and protect our communities together!
Creating a Resilient River Through Ecology & Community LA Waterkeeper Releases Report on River Assessment Field Team (RAFT)!
Check out LA Waterkeeper’s recent report on their River Assessment Field Team (RAFT) program after two years of gathering community science and find out how to take action for healthy watersheds!
In the last 18 years, our California Environmental Grassroots Fund (Grassroots Fund) has awarded over 1,000 grants totaling more than…
In 2017, Puget Sound’s Cypress Island experienced a catastrophic spill — not of oil, but of invasive fish. Find out how legal action to hold the company responsible for this disaster accountable has led to the launch of our new Orca Fund!
Our movement’s progress would not be possible without the leadership of Black activists, who bring attention to the deep connections between the environmental devastation in their communities, racism, and economic injustice. Continue reading to get to know just a few of our Black-led grantees!
The land around us supports entire ecosystems on which we depend, which is why the way we manage and use that land is so intricately linked to the health and well being of our communities, In this Grantee Spotlight, find out five ways our grantees are protecting and conserving land for our communities and the environment!